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Shop smart for 6 popular Father's Day gifts

Make a wise choice to make Dad happy
Make a wise choice to make Dad happy

Buying a Father's Day gift is not always easy. Ties? Dear ol' Dad's already got a gazillion of them. Cigars? He's given them up.

And please, not another "World's Greatest Dad" T-shirt.

The key to a successful and memorable Father's Day gift is to zero in on Dad's interests and hobbies, says Katherine Hutt, spokeswoman for the Better Business Bureau.

So, before you rush to purchase Red Sox (or Yankees) tickets, book a thrilling experience for your father or simply renew his favorite magazine subscription, read on for advice for getting good deals and tips on how to avoid getting ripped off.

Your dad would approve.

 

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