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  • Few of us ever use all the gift cards we receive. Instead of letting them go to waste, you can sell them for free on an online marketplace called Raise.
  • You’ll be able to set your own selling price, and after Raise takes a 15% commission from the sale, the rest of the money is yours.
  • You can also buy discounted gift cards to the places you really want. They’re shipped to you for free or made available in your account instantly.
  • The well-designed website decreases your gift card clutter and helps you spend your money more productively.

There’s a drawer in my house that’s unofficially known as the Gift Card Graveyard: It’s where all the gift cards we’ve received over the years go to die. On the off chance we remember we have a gift card for that coffee chain we haven’t visited in years, it attracts some attention, but for the most part it remains untouched and hundreds of dollars go to waste.

Gift cards aren’t useless. They’re easy, last-minute gifts for anyone in your life and a convenient way to pay at your favorite stores. The problem, however, is when you receive a gift card for a store, restaurant, or website that you don’t intend on visiting and is of no use to you.

A website called Raise is the best way to get rid of your Gift Card Graveyard and make some extra money, with little effort. Raise is an online marketplace where you can sell your unwanted gift cards for cash at whatever price you choose and buy discounted gift cards to the places where you actually shop.

Here’s how Raise works

To sell a…