Deals of the Week: Graduation Gifts

Graduation Gifts

Find good deals for graduation presents.

Mailboxes overflow with graduation invitations and announcements this month. If it’s a big year for graduates in your circle of family and friends, it can be a bit of a financial strain. Luckily, there are some great gifts out there that won’t break your budget.

Target’s Top Registry Items – While this list is obviously for wedding gifts, graduates need basic household items, too. Target has some great sales and temporary price cuts right now, and all of these things are shipped free!

Dave Ramsey’s Guide to Budgeting – You can download Dave’s Guide to Budgeting for free right now. Even though it’s free, this could be the most valuable gift a young graduate gets.

Kohl’s Site Wide Sale – When you shop online today and tomorrow at Kohl’s get an extra 20% off of everything with the promo code MAYFLOWERS. If you spend more than $75 you can get free shipping, too.

Fandango Buy One Get One Free Movie Tickets – When you buy a movie ticket on Friday night until August through Fandango with your Visa Signature card you get the second one free.

Free Chick-fil-A for a Year – Every time a new Chick-fil-A opens the first 100 customers win free Chick-fil-A for a year. Check to see if one is opening soon near you!

Last Edited: May 24, 2013 @ 11:40 am


  1. A suggestion I’ve heard recently that I thought was a great idea was offering to match someone’s contributions to a Roth IRA for the first year. Obviously, this could end up costing nearly $3000 so I’d save it for children or grandchildren, but it could be a great gift to “prime the pump” toward getting a recent graduate excited about saving for retirement.