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Do you give your kids an allowance?

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If so, how old are they? What do they do and how much do they get?

by on Aug. 24, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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USAFamily
by on Aug. 24, 2011 at 8:46 PM

 Not yet- but we are thinking about it for my oldest (almost 6yo) for chores.

splatz
by Sarah on Aug. 24, 2011 at 10:14 PM
Cam will be 6 in November and we have talked about it. But, honestly he does so much without being asked that I feel at this point it would be better to not pay him. I don't want him to expect something for helping around the house.
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lovinangels
by on Aug. 24, 2011 at 10:33 PM

Nope. I pay them off sometimes though.

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by Maranda on Aug. 24, 2011 at 11:30 PM

Nope. If they want spending cash, they do extra chores to earn it.

LOswald0314
by on Aug. 25, 2011 at 1:21 AM

 Mine are still babies, but  *if* we do an allowance it won't be related to chores. Regular chores will be expected to be done without out being paid to do them. 

Love060708kids
by on Aug. 25, 2011 at 1:38 AM

Not yet, they are 5, 4, 3 and 11 months :)

mom2gr8tgirls
by Gold Member on Aug. 25, 2011 at 1:47 AM

Nope.  They are 8, 3 & 8 wks.  No allowance at our house...but they pretty much get whatever they want anyways.  Ugh.

Liansmommie
by on Aug. 25, 2011 at 4:58 AM

He can earn up to five dollars aweek for keeping his space picked up helping around the house and keeping up with his studies. He's eight.

Liansmommie
by on Aug. 25, 2011 at 4:59 AM

That is a great idea

Quoting armywife1229:

They are only 16 months and 3. When we found out we were pregnant with each, we allocated money to their savings account. We take $50 from that account each month for their 529 plan. We use it for things like new carseats and cribs. We do it so we know, no matter what happens, they will not be without.

Quoting goddess99:

hmm interesting idea. Can they spend it how ever they want? Did they do anything to earn it?

Quoting armywife1229:

No, but they get money directly deposited into their savings account each month.




Andeigh
by on Aug. 25, 2011 at 10:24 AM

no they don't. 

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