There is a solution for gifts cards you don't want. You appreciate the gift and the thought, but you don't shop at that particular store, don't drink coffee, don't like the brand, etc. There is absolutely nothing you want with the card. What do you...

Gift cards make great gifts unless you buy the ones with large fees. Read the fine print, read the packaging carefully. Fees can range from $3.95 to $6.95 (and more). When you give someone a $25 gift card, that's a huge chunk out of the...

If you received Visa, American Express, MasterCard or Discover gift cards over the holidays, you probably have a few sitting around now with a dollar or two left on each. We throw away millions of dollars in gift card balances every year due to the hassle. What a...

Having done my unintentional reenactment of Bill Murray, Caddyshack, and gopher holes, I found myself hobbling into a local emergency clinic with a severely sprained ankle (yes, the one that turned out to be fractured.) I was struck by a simple sign that made my...