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How much allowance do you give your kids?

Wkly or monthly?

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Asked by iNk-FrEaK at 8:12 PM on Oct. 20, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • None, they are 6 and 8, I might in the future.

    Answer by dancinintherain at 8:17 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • 5 dollars a week

    Answer by arenad at 9:43 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • A couple of buck a week to put in their piggy banks.


    Answer by musicmom08 at 10:27 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • None yet. He's only 3 =)

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 11:29 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • None. We started giving my daughter one last year but then she stopped doing her chores.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 12:02 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I give my daughter $1/week for bringing the the empty trash cans back to the side of the house from the street on trash day and 25 cents a day for laying her 1 year old sister down for a nap everyday she does that.

    My daughter is 11 years old. My other 3 kids, 4yrold son, 1year old daughter, and 4 month old daughter don't get allowance.

    Answer by keisha613 at 12:48 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • • We look at chores and allowance from a different perspective. My spouse and I don't get paid for doing laundry, vacuuming, mowing the lawn, etc.; we certainly are not going to pay our child to be a 'good roommate". We do, however, have jobs where we get paid; if our performance is exceptional, we might even get a bonus. So, we pay for grades. You need to decide what is an appropriate amount for your fourth grader; for example
    • A - $25
    • B - $10
    • C - 0
    • D - -$10
    • F - - $25
    • Honor roll (based on GPA) bonus - $25
    • Principal’s honors (based on letter grade)- $25
    • Half of all money goes to savings
    • final grades pay double

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:56 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

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