FinCap Friday: Stacking Unused Gift Cards
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In this FinCap Friday we check out the latest news about consumers who don't use the money on gift cards they were given. What exactly happens to this money? The holidays is an especially common time to buy popular gift cards as gifts for friends, family and coworkers. Several recent articles cover the statistics around this issue and students will be surprised to know what happens when they misplace or forget about old gift cards! Find out more about the details in this week's FinCap Friday:
If you're short on time, try our simplified FinCap Friday (No Tech) with the questions embedded right into the slide deck!
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About the Author
Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!
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