For carrying on your person everyday, use the Gerber Mini Paraframe manual folding knife.Features:
This was my first EDC.... This knife has served me well over the last few years.... Only thing it has ever needed is sharpened.... Pretty sure this will be the first knife I have my kids carry around too when they become interested.
For a very inexpensive knife this has a lot of value to it. I definitely think everyone should pick up.
I have had one of these for a few years now, and aside from it being so small, it has a great blade, perfect functionality and a nice sleek design. If your looking for a smaller end, budget-friendly starter knife, then this is it. The model I have has an older Gerber logo on the blade as well as a blank pocket clip, so this newer model is definitely more appealing.
This was my first knife when I started boy scouts. It locks up well and is easy to sharpen so its a good knife to learn on. Also tip down carry is a little bit safer.