Father’s Day Money Saving Ideas

By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
June 18, 2009

Father’s Day is just around the corner and many of us are on tight budgets, given the state of the current economy! Despite the economy, it is projected that Americans will spend close to $9.4 billion this Father’s Day – planning on treating dad to dinner, a sporting event, or give gift cards, electronics, books, CDs, home improvement items, and sporting goods. I have a few great Father’s Day gift ideas that will have dad giggling over!

For the Gadget Dad:

Instead of spending over $1,000 on a new laptop or PC for dad, get him a mini notebook! Toshiba has a new NB205 Mini Notebook, which is packed with features and available in four different colors. It’s affordable too – between $349 and $399! If he really wants a laptop, check out some of Toshiba’s great laptops for under $750. Be sure to check out Toshiba Satellite A350. With PayPal Shopping, you can receive 15% off items, such as a 52″ Sharp AQUOS 1080 LCD HDTV plus free shipping!

For the Sporty Dad:

Get $20 off any purchase over $100 at Sports Authority including golf club sets, camping gear, sports gear, etc. when purchasing through Paypal Shopping.

Does dad like the outdoors? Help him save money on gas and give him the A2B Electric Bike – something he can keep and use for years! Dad can go to the gym, commute to work, or go to the store on a 100% electric bikes similar to this Macfox eBike powered by clean emissions. Plus he can get up hills powering up to 20 mph without breaking a sweat! And he’ll look cool doing it. A folding electric bike is a must for keen travelers.

Other great items and discounts for dad:

Receive 25% off any item on eBags.com including laptop cases, wallets and more through PayPal Shopping.

Free shipping of any purchase of $49 or more at Zales.com through PayPal Shopping – so get that watch dad has always wanted!

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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