SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Just what are the rules for gift cards? Michael Finney from 7 On Your Side has a quick tip for you!
If your card is for a single store, it can never expire. However, if the card is good at two or more stores, it can -- so read the rules on the card. If your card in California goes beneath $5 in value, and you haven't used it for a year, they can start applying a fee of $1 a month. And if your card is worth less than $10, you are allowed to ask for cash back.
The rules can get complicated, but you need to know to get your money's worth!
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