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Slate's Moneybox: The Gift Card Blessing, Curse

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Slate's Moneybox: The Gift Card Blessing, Curse

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Slate's Moneybox: The Gift Card Blessing, Curse

Slate's Moneybox: The Gift Card Blessing, Curse

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Gift cards were a big retail success over the holiday season. Slate columnist Dan Gross explains how the cards are both a blessing and a curse for retailers and consumers.

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