What to Know about affordable birthdays cards for senior citizens?
A growing number of seniors, especially in cities and towns where people live, are turning to inexpensive, one-of-a-kind cards to celebrate their birthday.
This year, there are nearly 30,000 cards available, according to CardCards.com, a company that tracks card sales.
They are being sold for $25 to $75.
“It’s really easy to get a card, so people are spending money,” said Carol Smith, an executive vice president of the National Association of Card Collectors, which promotes the card.
The average cost of a card is $19, according the National Consumer Law Center.
But the cost varies widely.
Some seniors are being charged a much higher amount.
A $200 birthday card can be $600, and a $1,000 birthday card could be as much as $2,000.
The cards also vary in design, with some being more simple than others.
A card for a senior living in Washington State costs $125, and it is printed on thick paper and wrapped in foil.
The card is intended for a cardholder 65 or older, and includes an “Age and Disability” line that is meant to help seniors connect with their loved ones.
It also includes a birthday card for an 18-year-old who is not disabled, and the cards for a 57-year old and a 60-year person, who are both disabled.
CardCards also sells cards for couples, families and individuals who don’t want to deal with a paper document, such as a birth certificate or a passport.
While the prices range from $5 to $50, many cards include discounts, and many cards offer benefits.
They can include health coverage, tax-free tuition and discounts on gasoline and food.
Most of the cards are available in cash.
The prices can range from as little as $25 for a $10 card to as much of $2 to $5, depending on the size and design of the card, according a CardCard.com spokesperson.
For some seniors, the card offers a little extra fun.
A card with a birthday date on it has a $25 gift card for the day.
If you’re looking for something more sophisticated, you can add an expiration date, or add an image of a tree to the card for $50.
There are also cards available that feature flowers, or even an animal.
To find out if the card you’re considering is a good deal, visit CardCars.com.
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