Everyone remembers Mother's Day. Poor dad always seems to get slighted a month later. Blame it on the summer or the simplicity of the cookout over the brunch. It doesn't matter. Ultimately you find yourself making a Saturday night run to Neckties Galore, and your father understands. After all, he was probably there at the store, too, picking up a bow tie for your grandfather.
Thankfully, the Internet has given procrastinators a bit of a reprieve. While it's probably too late to load up on delivered goodies, the medium has evolved into a bonanza of digitally delivered gift certificates.
Sure, bellwether Amazon
If he has a DVD player, why not treat him to a month or more of rentals from Netflix
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You can even browse through our Stocks for Dad feature from last year and pick out a stock. Just whatever you do, please don't pick out another necktie.Want something even cheaper for Father's Day? Are you as crafty as you were when you made dad that monument of glue and Popsicle sticks? Can you save money without appearing cheap? All this and more in the Living Below Your Means discussion board. Only on Fool.com.
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz loves his dad. He can't recall ever giving him a necktie for Father's Day. He owns shares in Netflix.