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Grocery Gift Cards To Me!



I learned from the government shutdown that a sudden pay loss can be crippling to a family. When the dust settled and the paychecks resumed I bought a gift card from the grocery stores I frequent. Each week I add $10 to one of them. Should an emergency occur, I have some back up to be able to feed my family.

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  • Sometimes the stores will allow gift card purchases do double, triple or even quadruple gas rewards points. In that case, putting $100 on a card and getting those rewards on something you are going to spend anyway makes good sense.

    I appreciate your feedback. - by DUSTYPRAIRIE
  • If you buy the gift cards on one of the discount card sites ( and are examples but there are others) you could save even more. Or check and see if has gift cards for the shops you use. - by MIRDREAMS
  • Great idea!!? - by FIT4HZGLORY
  • thank you - by NUFFY11
  • Love this idea! Thank you!! - by JAVAWITCH
  • This is a fantastic idea! - by KELLIEBEAN
  • DELIA38961
    That is a great idea ...I never thought of doing that - by DELIA38961

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