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Funding your Future: Creative ideas for mom this Mother’s Day that won’t break the bank

Posted at 1:48 PM, May 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-04 15:48:09-04

Financial expert Rachel Langlois, from Cyprus Credit Union, shared some simple gift ideas for mom this Mother's day that won't break the bank. The average American is spending $172 on Mother's Day. Rachel shares some ways to save money without sacrificing quality. She encouraged everyone to try and give a gift that fits in with your mother's love language.

  • Instead of buying a bouquet of flowers, purchase potted plants that your mom can plant in her yard.
  • A childhood book that your mom read to you, write a letter inside and share your memories together.
  • Post-it notes hidden around the house with special notes on them.
  • Head massager with a coupon for an at-home massage.
  • Make breakfast in bed for mom and give her a new crepe maker that she can use in the future.
  • Frame a picture that means something to both of you.
  • Give the gift of an experience with a play or class together.
  • Give her a new board game and organize a family dinner and game night to try it out.

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