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Graduation gift

Posted by ninos (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 29, 07 at 15:45

My niece on my husband side wil be graduating high school. Im not sure what dollar amount to give. When i asked my friends what they recieved many years ago,thier responces really varied. Some received nothing and some received $50. I remember getting about $200 from my aunt and uncle. What is the appropriate amount? Also, what is the appropriate amount for college grad?

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RE: Graduation gift

My kids got aprox $20-$25 from their Aunts and Uncles...depends on how close you are, how much you can afford to give. That amount was the usual they received. (graduates in 1999, 2003 and 2005)


RE: Graduation gift

I would think $50 for high school would be fine. But, as vickey mentioned it really depends on how close and what you can afford. $10 may be a generous/affordable gift for some to give whereas others may be easily able to give $250.

I have noticed that the childless relatives often tend to give a little more. It just really depends on your specific circumstances. I might do a little more for college (maybe even $100); then again if you have like 10 nieces graduating soon that could get really high.

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