How Do I Check a Gift Card Balance?

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Gift cards make excellent presents that create some fun anticipation about shopping and help you get exactly the items you’re looking for. But before you run out to the mall and start filling your shopping basket with goodies galore, it’s a wise idea to know how much is on your gift card. This can help you stick to a budget and come up with a plan. And, in the case of an old gift card that you don’t remember shopping with, it can also help you learn whether the card is even good to use anymore. Learn how to check your gift card’s balance so you don’t encounter any surprises at the register.

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