Mother’s Day and Father’s Day provide a chance for children to show their parents how much they appreciate them. However, finding the perfect gift isn’t always easy. If you’re looking for something different to get your parents this year, we have a few suggestions.
Do your parents talk about going on a cruise or vacation? Is there somewhere they’ve always wanted to go, but haven’t had the money to do so? As a gift, set up a dream fund and give them some start up money. Let them know that you value their dreams and want to help them reach their goals.
Purchasing shares or stocks can be a great way to honor your parents and give them something they will appreciate. Depending on which company and when you purchase it, you may also be able to get a framed certificate. This would give you a physical item to give them on Mother or Father’s Day.
Financial books and magazine subscriptions make great gifts for parents who enjoy reading. Gifting your parents with a tried and true book or interesting and knowledgeable financial magazine could be the building block to financial knowledge for the entire family.
Do your parents support causes that have affected them or loved ones? Are they passionate about the work a certain charity is doing? Donating a monetary gift to that charity on their behalf is a wonderful way to show that you care about the things that matter to them.
One gift that may surprise and delight any parent is paying a bill or two. Give your parents a little financial breathing room by paying one of their bills. Doing this could show them that you appreciate them, and leave them with a little extra money to treat themselves.
Everyone does flowers and a nice card. Many people go out to eat. Show your parents how much you appreciate them by giving them something different.