National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day

These days, it seems like every box on the calendar is associated with some wacky or worldly celebration. January 9th is National Balloon Ascension Day, to commemorate the history of hot air balloons. The third Wednesday in July is National Hot Dog Day, celebrating a staple American classic. May 8th is National No Socks Day: a day celebrated by letting your toes breathe. 

Among these many zany days is National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day. That’s right, there’s an entire day devoted to expressing your love and affection for your daughter by kicking her a few extra bucks. If you’re the proud parent of a daughter, prepare to fork over some cash on October 6th. It doesn’t need to be a lot—just enough to let her know you’re thinking of her.

If this is the first you’re hearing of National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day, here’s a look at the origins of this commemorative day and why it’s worth making a donation to your daughter. 

The history behind the “holiday”

The history of National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day is a little hazy, but most accounts put its creation in 2017. It was the product of mobile transfer company, Zelle, and was promoted as a way to show your daughter that you appreciate her. Of course, the goal was to get people to use the app to send money to their daughters. 

Since it was created, National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day has evolved beyond Zelle, to become part of pop culture. These days, parents send money to their daughters through many different mediums. In fact, there’s even been a resurgence of greeting cards with cash slipped inside of them. After all, the purpose of the holiday is to let your daughter know you’re thinking of her—what better way than with a heartfelt greeting card. 

Today, National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day is as much as joke occasion as it is an opportunity for parents to express their love for their daughter. It’s an excuse for daughters to snag a few bucks from their parents—and for parents to show their support. 

Other dates to be mindful of

While October 6th is widely regarded as the official day for National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day, it’s also often cited as April 18th. The confusion stems from a simple semantic difference.

  • April 18th is National Transfer Money to Your Daughter’s Account Day
  • October 6th is National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day

For all intents and purposes, the two “holidays” are the exact same. However, many people associate the April 18th occasion with a different holiday because it’s worded differently. That said, most people choose to celebrate it in October, since it’s closer to National Daughter’s Day (September 25). 

What about National Transfer Money to Your Son Day?

Don’t have a daughter? Don’t worry, you’ll have the opportunity to celebrate your son on October 13th: National Transfer Money to Your Son Day. The sentiment is the same: toss your son a few extra bucks to let him know you’re thinking about him. After all, he likely needs beer money—or at least enough to cover his next takeout order!

How to transfer money to your daughter this year

If you’re a parent who wants to partake in National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day, think about how you’re planning to send funds. Some choose greeting cards and cash for a sentimental message. But, if you’re like many people, you might be weary of sending cash through the mail. Digital payments offer a better solution. 

Digital payments are quick and convenient, and make it easy for parents to send money to their daughter no matter the circumstances. Whether she’s across town, living in a different state or studying abroad in another country, digital payments make sure the funds get to her wherever she is. Plus, a digital wallet makes it easy for her to use the funds however she wants: from transferring them into a traditional bank account to spending them online. 

You don’t need a reason to send money

National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day is a fun excuse to transfer money to your daughter—but you don’t need to wait for October 6th to do it! Sign up for Veem today and make it easy to send money whenever you’re thinking of her—or whenever she needs a quick spot and a helping hand. 

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