My Friend Gave Me A Completely Useless AmEx Gift Card

My Friend Gave Me A Completely Useless AmEx Gift Card

Have you ever exchanged an American Express gift card for goods or services? Luke writes that he received one as a gift, but hasn’t been able to use the card to make any purchases. All he’s managed to do is prove the futility of giving people credit card-branded gift cards as presents. Cash, my friends. Think cash. [More]

Tax Tip: Do Not Put A Refund Anticipation Loan On A Prepaid Credit Card

Tax Tip: Do Not Put A Refund Anticipation Loan On A Prepaid Credit Card

As we’ve mentioned before, refund anticipation loans are a bad idea. They’re made doubly bad when they are deposited to a prepaid credit card, but that’s just what HR Block suggests that you do. Why is this a bad idea?