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...Earn an Allowance


Many parents wonder if and when children should be paid to do their chores — and also how much to pay. One rule of thumb many experts recommend is a weekly allowance based on age. So, say, $7 a week for a 7-year-old.

Q: When should a child receive an allowance?

3% 

Age 3 or younger

18% 

Age 4-5

54% 

Age 6-10

25% 

Age 10-15

8590 Total votes cast.

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