TITLE

The pay's not great, but meals are free

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Consumer Reports;Jan1999, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a survey of children's allowances commissioned by `Zillions' magazine. Chart of a gender gap of children's chores; The ratio of children that put money into savings.
ACCESSION #
1384586

 

Related Articles

  • Piggy-Bank Blues. Dickinson, Amy // Time International (South Pacific Edition);9/20/99, Issue 38, p77 

    Presents the views of the author regarding why she does not believe in allowances for children. The haphazard way a lot of parents arrange allowances; How allowances can be a crutch for a parent; The mistake in connecting allowances to household chores or grade performance; Recommendation that...

  • Piggy-Bank Blues. Dickinson, Amy // Time;9/20/1999, Vol. 154 Issue 12, p88 

    Presents the views of the author regarding why she does not believe in allowances for children. The haphazard way a lot of parents arrange allowances; How allowances can be a crutch for a parent; The mistake in connecting allowances to household chores or grade performance; Recommendation that...

  • Allowances still leave kids short.  // NEA Today;Sep94, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p12 

    Presents the results of a survey conducted by `Zillions' magazine on the allowance of an American child. Allowance for 11-14 kids; Average allowance for the week; Allowance for 9-year-olds.

  • IT'S TIME TO UNSPOIL YOUR KIDS. Cheney, Karen; Haak, Emma // Money;Jun2009, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p58 

    The article discusses steps that parents can take to teach their children how to be financially responsible. The author states that parents who overindulge their children run the risk of their children not being financially responsible adults. Recommendations are made on financial lessons that...

  • What Do I Get the Boy Who Has Everything? Cornachio, Donna // Newsweek;4/10/2000, Vol. 135 Issue 15, p12 

    Focuses on the author's concern over her seven-year-old son's preoccupation with money and material possessions. Her attempts to teach her children the advantages of saving money by helping them manage their weekly allowances; Gift-giving practices in the author's family; The difficulty of...

  • Making allowances for your kids' dollar values. Kelly, Katy // U.S. News & World Report;02/21/2000, Vol. 128 Issue 7, p63 

    Offers advice on giving allowances to children, and how to teach them about the value of money. Examples of how children in the United States fail to understand the concepts and value of saving and spending their own money; Advice on the proper amounts to give and how to help children spend it...

  • Allowance know-how. Cettina, Teri // Parenting;Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p174 

    The article presents some questions and answers on giving a child her allowance. One question is when to start giving the child some allowance. If the child mixes the cash given to her with her toys or leaves them anywhere, she is not yet ready. Another question is how often should the payday...

  • "I can't afford the Christmas my kids want". Walkley, Pam // Australian Women's Weekly;Dec2006, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p191 

    This article discusses ways parents can deal with children's demands for expensive Christmas gifts. Peer pressure from friends leads many children to make unrealistic demands and not just at Christmas. As children get older, parents need to communicate with them about the family's financial...

  • Should Kids Work for Their Allowance?  // Junior Scholastic;04/23/2001, Vol. 103 Issue 17, p4 

    Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of making children in the United States work for their allowance by doing age-appropriate chores.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics