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Most graduates will agree you can’t go wrong with money! These graduation money gifts are a very useful grad gift and you can still get creative and make it extra special!
If you prefer to just add a few bills to your card you might like these free graduation cards. Just roll up money to make a diploma and attach to the card. What a great idea that is easy! You can write an inspirational graduation quote with your wishes.
Gift cards are another appreciated gift. Place cash or gift card in this DIY Graduation Cap Card to make it extra festive.
Graduation Money Gift Ideas with FREE Printables
There are so many fun ways to give money and these free gift tags make it super easy! Try all these money gift ideas! Download and print the gift tags on cardstock…. any color you choose. They all make great money gift ideas to gift cash!
It is so exciting for the new grad, this new adventure they are starting. Let them know you think their future is bright with this creative money gift. I found the lightbulb container at a crafts store. If you can’t find a lightbulb how about putting the money inside a flashlight. That would make a super useful gift.
Everyone can use some cash for a rainy day. This could be a great money gift for anyone!
Your grad will open up the umbrella and be showered with money!
Here are more creative ways to give money and remind someone to not blow their money all in one place. This a funny money gift sure to make your graduate giggle.
We all know college students live on pizza. Here is a way to give them some useful dough!
More Money Gift Ideas
These graduation gift ideas are sure to be a hit (and appreciated) because they are money!!!
Ballons filled with money. This gift could even double as graduation party decor and then give the grad the balloons to take home!
Help your student be prepared with an Emergency gift.
Money Cake can make not only a fun graduation gift but also an amazing centerpiece.
Wreaths are such a fun way to give money! Add some gift cards to spice it up!
How about filling a mason jar with some money. An easy tutorial will show you how to make a graduation cap for a mason jar.
Fold the bills into a graduation money necklace!
Here is another wearable money gift!
How much money do you give for a Graduation Gift?
How much money to give is a tricky question that we all struggle over. The answer to that question depends on how close you are to the grad, what educational milestone they’ve achieved, and other personal factors.
Don’t assume that a cash gift will be too impersonal – many young grads prefer to receive money because they’ve got a lot of new expenses as they start the next chapter of their lives. The National Retail Federation says that more than 50% of people give cash.
If you aren’t that close to the graduate, you might give a gift of money ranging from $20 to $50. A coworker, neighbor, or family friend might also give an amount in that range. If you’re closer, you might give more in the $50 -$100 range. Parents or grandparents, for example, would give $100 or more.
That said, it all depends on finances and your personal situations. How much you give comes down to how much you are comfortable giving. Any amount you give will be appreciated.
I hope you love these money gift ideas they are creative ways to give cash and help you celebrate your graduate…
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