Don't Throw Out Prepaid Debit Cards When They're Done
If you were gifted a prepaid debit card over the holidays, first, congratulations. Second, and I'm sorry I'm about to seemingly saddle you with clutter, but: save the card even when its balance is spent.
Apartment Therapy offers a couple of situations in which the used-up card would be helpful, or even necessary:
First of all, if you end up getting a refund or rebate for your purchase, it may go directly onto the card before you have a chance to ask the merchant to process things otherwise. If the card is gone, so is your refund.
You can also use the empty card as a dummy card for signing up for free trials. Lots of
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