You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Markets

A graduation gift that doesn’t glitter may still be golden

A check is nice. So are earrings. But if you really want to make sure your favorite graduate heads to college or to a first real job with the best foot forward, think about a career-minded graduation gift.

My favorite gift is wrapping up two personal finance gems: ‘‘I Will Teach You to Be Rich,’’ by Ramit Sethi, and ‘‘Get a Financial Life,’’ by Beth Kobliner.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week