Smart Krazy Coupon Ladies are always looking for new ways to save — and not just at the grocery store. The biggest challenge? Finding bigger discounts on retail shopping. Raise.com offers big savings on gift cards to a variety of major retailers.

Similar to Ebay, Raise.com is a marketplace to buy and sale unwanted gift cards at discounted prices (anywhere from 5% – 20% below retail value is common). Creating a free account takes less than a minute and requires only an email address and password. Better yet, Raise uses PayPal's secure service.

Use code MARIE1 at checkout to save $5.00 on a $50.00 purchase.

Remember, for those looking to sell a card to build some extra cash, Raise charges a flat 15% commission of the gift card selling price. There is also a small listing fee of $1.00 per physical gift card sale. No listing fee for e-cards.

Want to try out Raise.com gift cards for free? Sign up for KCL's newsletter and enter to win one of two $50.00 gift cards to popular stores or restaurants.

Get started:

  • Visit Raise.com.
  • Create an account.
  • Add a card to your shopping cart.
  • Securely enter your shipping and billing information.
  • Done! Expect your gift card in 3-14 days (1-2 days for electronic gift cards).