Gift Cards Expected to be Top Requested Gift

For the 9th straight year, gift cards are expected to be the top requested gift among consumers. CardHub, a credit card search engine, compiled a list of this year's most popular. Visa, Amazon, American Express, iTunes and Wal-Mart top the list. 

The National Retail Federation says shoppers are expected to spend more than $800 this holiday season, with the average gift card buyer projected to spend $173 on gift cards alone. 

To see the full list of this year's top 50 most popular gift cards, click here

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