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  • Giftcard Statistics

    Giftcard Statistics

    15th of June, 2020

    Why you need to check the expiry dates of your cards, right now. Another birthday has come and gone and you’re swamped with gift-cards and e-vouchers from well wishers. A lovely thought and generous gift, but perhaps it has got you thinking: Why are gift-cards so popular? What dra...

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  • Free* Giftcards

    Free* Giftcards

    11th of June, 2020

    Many companies will offer voucher and gift-card incentives to switch to their product or use their services. If you would prefer the cash - then simply sell it or switch it with Cardyard.Everyone loves a freebie – but it can ...

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  • Shops open – be safe and be saving!

    Shops open – be safe and be saving!

    10th of June, 2020

    Non-essential shops are set to open in a few days, and whilst that’s great news for some of us, others are not so sure. So how do you make the most of the situation, whilst staying safe? Our shopping suggestions - to be safe and save more Be safe: Pay a...

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  • Happy Father’s Day! (Competition)

    Happy Father’s Day! (Competition)

    5th of June, 2020

    Thanks to COVID-19, this year dads everywhere are bracing themselves for Father’s Day gifts that will be…interesting. Will it be a slap-dash super-market purchase, a garden-centre bag of compost or a homemade attempt at fine-dining in the back yard? One thing is certain – they won...

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  • Supporting Independent Shops

    Supporting Independent Shops

    1st of June, 2020

    High Five the High Street! We all want to support the independents. It’s so on-trend, and also so vital. We are all trying to support our local shops. As shops are opening up in our towns and communities, our attention is on how to help the local indep...

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  • Turn your birthday giftcards back into cash

    Turn your birthday giftcards back into cash

    29th of May, 2020

    We've all heard this at some time in our lives: "Happy birthday to you!"Here’s a giftcard too "I know you probably don’t want it - but I didn't know what else to do" Does this ring any bells with you? You may have read it in a ...

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  • Hack Forward – the new life hack to save time AND money

    Hack Forward – the new life hack to save time AND money

    27th of May, 2020

    Are you cutting back? Or hacking forward? In the pandemic crisis, we’ve all been making changes to our lives. Cutting back The vast majority of us have certainly been cutting back.We’ve cut back on our gym subscriptions, on our time with friends, an...

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  • We are savvier with our savings in a crisis

    We are savvier with our savings in a crisis

    22nd of May, 2020

    Having just read a fascinating article about how Americans are currently focused on savings and being careful during this Covid Crisis, I thought I’d apply this thinking to Cardyard model. Firstly those Americans: apparently even though many more Americans are claiming for unemployment be...

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  • On Mental Health Awareness Week, and beyond – it’s time to be UNSAD!

    On Mental Health Awareness Week, and beyond – it’s time to be UNSAD!

    20th of May, 2020

    This week is mental health awareness week, the theme is kindness, and right now, kindness is exactly what we need. So Cardyard has commissioned International Laughter Yoga Ambassador,

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  • What to do with your unwanted giftcards?  (It doesn’t involve magic)

    What to do with your unwanted giftcards? (It doesn’t involve magic)

    18th of May, 2020

    We've all been there... a kindly relative pops over and says: "Happy birthday! Here’s a gift-card, spend it on something you want” But what if there’s nothing in that particular store that you do want? Or what if you really really need the...

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