So how many unused gift cards from holidays past do you have laying around? Or those with just a few bucks balance left? You know the retailers make millions off this!

Here are five other suggestions for that unwanted card of yours. Unused gift cards can be sold online. If you want cash for your gift cards, try listing them on eBay. You can always trade your gift cards.

Some people feel it is not very tactful to “regift” a gift card. Making a charitable donation can be a good use of a gift card. The advantages include the convenience, the tax write-off, and the opportunity to donate to a worthy cause.