Gift Cards Are The Most Requested Present

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – Can you guess what the most popular gift to give is in the United States?

It shouldn’t be too hard, chances are you have received it at least once in your life time.

Give up?

It is the gift card.

Yup, the gift card is the most requested and popular gift for the last eight years.

This is according to the National Retail Federation.

So why are they so popular, even though they’re pretty impersonal?

Well its quite simple, the gift card is just convenient.

In fact, 2 million gift cards were bought in the U.S. last year alone.

On ABC9 News This Morning, Jessica Rae and Elisa Raffa discussed gift cards.

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