Money doesn't grow on trees, and no one knows that better than the financial planner. These 5 great holiday gifts will make the fiscally savvy person on your gift list stand up and cheer.
5 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Financial Planner
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Idea #2: Betterment
Our friends at Betterment make it easy to start investing. Signing up is cake, and telling a friend to sign up is even easier (and a great free gift from you that keeps on giving). Plus you'll get a $25 bonus when you open an account with an initial deposit of $250 or more. Sign up here.
Idea #3: Savings Bonds
Kids may balk when they receive savings bonds instead of a new iPod from Santa, but these money gifts are a great way to introduce them to the workings of the financial system.
Plus they're available in amounts to fit your budget. Learn more about how to buy savings bonds as gifts in this Money Girl post.
Price: $100 and up
Idea #4: The Magic Wallet
Magic Wallets come in all shapes and sizes. And although they don't make money appear by magic, their slim size, flexibility, and all-around useful straps keep cards, money, and receipts easily accessible and organized.
Price: $18.50 and up
Idea #5: The Complete Money Girl Book Collection
Want to save more and get out of debt fast? Stock your shelf or e-reader with the best financial advice from our very own Money Girl:
- Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich, $14.99
- Money Girl's Post-Graduation Survival Guide, $1.99
- Money Girl's Smart Moves to Deal with Your Debt, $1.99
- Quick and Dirty Tips for Life After College, $3.99
- Money Girl's 10 Steps to a Debt-Free Life, $5.99
- Money Girl's Guide to Retirement Planning, $4.99
For more great gift ideas, check out the Quick and Dirty Tips' Holiday Gift Guide.