When it comes to weddings, birthdays, baby showers or the holidays, cash can be a great gift. But what are the rules for giving money? And are there ever times when it’s just not a good idea?

In our latest installment of “Financial Etiquette with Randy Cohen,” the author, humorist and original The New York Times “Ethicist” offers advice on giving that most wonderful of gifts, cash.

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 What are you thoughts on giving cash as a gift? How do you decide how much to give?