Okay, the kid finally made it through school. Graduating high school is a wonderful accomplishment. Praise your kid by giving gifts that he’ll cherish forever. It took a lot of effort, not to mention money, to get him or her through the ordeal. Unfortunately it may have taken more money than you planned and now there isn’t much left for a gift. Here are some recommendations for today’s generation of gadget savvy grads that will save you enough money to pay for the gas to get to the ceremony.
Earbuds for MP3 Players Skullcandy earbuds have a high cool factor and only cost around $25. are also cool, they come in colors and are even cheaper at $19.95. Sennheiser CX300-B earbuds get good marks for audio quality and cost just under $50.
USB Flash Drives USB Flash drives can come in handy for the high school grad going off to college or a college grad heading into the real world. They can be used for backing up documents or transporting files to and from the library. You can get an 8 GB drive like the for around $30 or the SanDisk 8 GB Cruzer for just under $50. Many 4 GB drives go for even less at around $20.
Bluetooth Headsets A Bluetooth headset is not only a practical and economical gift, it could just keep someone from getting a ticket. Many states now have laws that make it illegal to talk on a phone while driving without using a hands-free device like a Bluetooth headset. You can even go a step further and get a stereo Bluetooth headset that makes it possible to listen to music in stereo on your phone or MP3 player. The is a popular Bluetooth headset that gets high marks from users. It costs around just under $50. The Motorola HT820 is a stereo headset that costs around $40.
Keychain Photo Frames Load up a keychain photo frame with pictures of the family and you’ll have a nice personalized gift for around $29.
Gift Cards for Gadgets For more flexibility, consider a $50 gift card from someplace like or .