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when do u give an allowance?

my 5 yr old dd heard about her friend getting an allowance. my dh is against it. but i always got one if i did my chores. i just wanna kno what u think is an appropriate age to start it and how much to give

 
Phippsandrea

Asked by Phippsandrea at 6:26 PM on Oct. 9, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • $1.00 per age, half goes into long term savings account, 1/4 into short term saving for something they want and 1/4 to have as their spending money.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 6:31 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • as soon as they are in school.... Kindergarten -on. They get 5 dollars a week for perfect behavior and grades! If they lose a star on behavior we take away a dollar...etc.
    JoLee12345

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 10:15 AM on Oct. 10, 2010