Is this the year your teenager will be venturing off on Spring Break without you? Or maybe they decided to go on a friend only trip? It can be hard to decide how to give them money when you aren’t there. Cash can be risky as it is easily lost or stolen. Giving them your credit card is probably a no-go. According to a study by Incomm, 58% of parents have given their child a prepaid gift card to help them pay for something. Prepaid cards are a very flexible and safe form of payment because they (1) can be used almost anywhere, (2) they allow you to set a limit on spending. and (3) you can monitor the spending.
Gift Card Giving Tips and Inspiration
- 12 MarRead more »
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Gift cards are my Go-To gift, but I always have the same thought every time I give one… how do I make giving a gift card more special, thoughtful, and fun to open? This question has started me on a search, and I’ve found a few great ideas that I want to share with you!
- 18 FebRead more »
Employee Appreciation Day is right around the corner on March 6th. Are you ready to show your employees how much you appreciate them? The task of what to do or get them may seem daunting. But, it’s the simple little things that you, as an employer, can say and do that mean so much to your employees.
- 11 FebRead more »
February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness Day and it has quickly become a favorite holiday in our household. As a parent, I want my kids to learn gratitude and thanks for all that we have. I want them to understand that we are more alike than different and how kind words can help lift others. Random Acts of Kindness Day is a day to put actions to our discussions and that’s why it’s a favorite.
- 5 FebRead more »
Valentine’s Day gifts aren’t just for couples. It’s a day to let the people close to you know you love them.
There’s no better gift than sweets and a gift card! Here’s a cute Valentine’s Day gift idea for your husband, wife, kids of all ages or a best friend.
- 28 JanRead more »
Gift cards are the #1 consumer and business gift. Closed-loop gift cards like a Starbucks card make up the majority of the sales according to Mercator but prepaid gift cards, you know the Visa cards at the grocery stores, make up around 20% of the total market. These cards are very flexible for the recipient but have some drawbacks to gifting them. Let’s take a closer look so you can make the best choice on what to gift.
- 14 JanRead more »
While more and more people are choosing to celebrate Valentine’s Day in their own special way, most of us are marking the event in some way. Maybe this year you are simply treating yourself or celebrating with friends and family by holding a group get-together or maybe it’s more traditional with a night out with your significant other. Whatever the way, we have some great Valentine’s Day gifts for Dad, Mom, teachers and others!
According to NRF, most people are purchasing candy, a greeting card or maybe some flowers. While this is practical, we need to add a little jazz to it. How about some of these ideas.
Valentine's Day Gifts For Dad
Tell him how Smashing he is with our Cement Heart.
It's a fun new way to give a gift card! Smash their way to a $25 BGC Card that is good for over 250+ brands including Cabela's, Bass Pro, The Home Depot, Dick's Sporting Goods, and more.
For the techie guy, there is always a new gadget, speaker, or electronic toy that even your guy doesn’t have. Give him a gift card and let him pick out his next guilty pleasure.
Gift an Experience
Create a special memory or just a unique day for a special Valentine's Day gift for Dad.
- StubHub gift cards can allow him to pick whatever even his likes. Sports to concerts to theater/comedy, it’s all there. Pair it with an
- 8 JanRead more »
Every year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions, hoping to become in some way ‘better’ this year. According to Statista, 51% of American’s planning to make a New Year’s resolution want to work on managing finances better. It ties for the #1 resolution with eating healthier.
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64% of working Americans leave their jobs because they don’t feel appreciated. How does that statistic sit with you? Pretty gut-wrenching. In 2020, take the time to say thank you to your employees. We even have our favorite gratitude ideas for you. Feeling appreciated matters.
- 1 JanRead more »
2020 is here! Time to sit down and write out your goals. What is it that you want to accomplish this year?