Are you ready to make some real money moves?

Fathers and father figures play an important role in our lives, and therefore, Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show how much we love and appreciate them. You can show your father that you love him without putting a dent in your bank account. There are many thoughtful yet inexpensive gifts to choose from. We’ve got you covered with our top 8 frugal gifts to give to your father for Father’s Day.


1. Write a sentimental message on a card


A card with a meaningful message is one of the best gifts one can receive. It will indeed show that you care for your dad, and how much he means to you. A personalized card may be inexpensive, but the message inside will be priceless. People value invaluable gifts rather than ones with a price tag.


2. Prepare their favorite meal


Many fathers have the responsibility to provide for their families by ensuring they have necessities such as food. To show your appreciation for your father's hard work, you can prepare and cook a special meal. A special meal brings back pleasant memories, allows for new ones to be created, and always involves spending time with the ones you love.



3. Gift cards


Gift cards are versatile and can be used to purchase different goods or services. If you are unsure of what to buy, you can purchase a gift for your father to use at one of his favorite places, such as a restaurant or retail store, or just give a general Visa or Mastercard gift card that can be used anywhere


4. Spa day coupons


Who doesn’t love a relaxing day at the spa? A spa day for your father can be the perfect gift to help him relax and unwind. There are a plethora of ways to utilize a spa such as getting a massage, pedicure, manicure, or soaking any stressors away in a hot tub. Gifting your father with a spa day coupon will allow him to be treated like royalty.



5. Quality time 


A free gift that fathers will cherish forever is spending time with their children. There are lots of outdoor activities to choose from like hiking, fishing, or camping. Enjoying the beautiful scenery and peacefulness of nature will allow everyone to bond, de-stress, and explore their adventurous side. If spending time outside is a no-go, there are also multiple inside activities to spend quality time together, such as playing board games.


6. Plan a family picnic or BBQ


Mixing food with the outdoors, another option is to set up a family picnic or BBQ. This activity is cost-effective and enjoyable for the whole family.



7. Create a memory montage


What better way of saying ‘I love you’ than by creating a montage (or slideshow), showing all the times your father has been there for and with you. Creating a montage doesn’t cost any money but speaks volumes about the depth of your love. This type of gift is one fathers will proudly display as it shows the level of affection his family has for him.


8. Sign him up for the Summer of Success course


Finally, the best gift is signing him up for the Summer of Success financial education course that CapWay is offering. It is a FREE summer course covering multiple financial topics such as investing, budgeting, and banking. Whether or not your father is familiar with financial literacy topics offered, a free course will not hurt as there is always something new to learn about money in order to increase one’s financial health and wealth.


These gifts may not seem like much, monetarily speaking, but the gesture itself will speak volumes about the amount of love you have for your father.


What other Father’s Day gifts are not expensive but show that you care and love your father? Let us know in the comments below.

Was this content helpful?
Comments (0)

Sign In to leave a comment.

Download the CapWay App

Access more features to your Money Account

  • Money Goals
  • Request Money
  • Categorize Spending
  • Money Talk

The CapWay, Inc Debit Visa Card is issued by Metropolitan Commercial Bank (Member FDIC) pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. “Metropolitan Commercial Bank” and “Metropolitan” are registered trademarks of Metropolitan Commercial Bank ©2014.

1. For Money Account holders with a negative balance, the CapWay debit card will go into freeze until funds are deposited to bring account back to current. See terms and conditions

2. Sending or receiving money from other CapWay account holders will be instant. Transfers from other accounts could take up to 48 hours, depending on the financial institution.

3. Early access to funds requires direct deposit. Early payment is not guaranteed and is dependent on the timing of payer's submission of deposits. We generally post such deposits on the day they are received which may be up to 2 days earlier than the payer's scheduled payment date.

4. Money Goals allows account holders to save money towards financial goals created within the CapWay platform. Funds can be transferred from your Money Account or saved through the rounding up of your transactions from purchases.

5. CapWay offers financial content through Learn Money free of charge, but may include advertisements through affiliates. Phunds, CapWay's literacy program and session, is paid content or co-branded content.

© 2019-2022 CapWay Inc. All Rights Reserved.