11-23-2005, 08:27 AM #1 Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso) Give me a forum ...   Join Date: Jun 2002 Location: Texas Hill Country Posts: 42,150 Are Your Kids "Normal" About Money? From Money Magazine, a quiz for all you parents about your kids and things financial. I know the answers don't appy to the children of the nickel sqeezers financially astute folks on this board, but thought it interesting to see how those "other people" live. http://money.cnn.com/2005/11/22/pf/p...0512/index.htm 1 At what age do children start to develop "brand loyalty"? A. Six months old B. Two years old C. Four years old D. Seven years old ANSWER: B. Two years old. 2 The typical American "tween" -- marketer-speak for the nine-to-14-year-old crowd -- gets how much for an allowance each week? A. \$5.45 B. \$7.22 C. \$9.15 D. \$24.45 ANSWER: C. \$9.15. 3. High schoolers with jobs typically work how many hours a week? A. 7 hours B. 12 hours C. 20 hours D. 30 hours ANSWER: C. 20 hours. 4. What proportion of teenagers don't know that loans need to be repaid with interest? A. 35% B. 22% C. 12% D. 5%, and that's my final offer ANSWER: B. 22 percent. 5. What percentage of kids under age 10 have cell phones? A. 1% B. 7% C. 12% D. 26% ANSWER: A. 1% 6. What percentage of 13- and 14-year-olds own stocks in their own name? A. 2% B. 5% C. 15% D. 25% ANSWER: D. 25%. EXTRA CREDIT: How much is the Tooth Fairy shelling out these days for each tooth left under the pillow? A. 50˘ B. \$1 C. \$2 D. \$5 ANSWER: C. Around \$2 a tooth, or more precisely, \$1.78 __________________ __________________ Numbers is hard When I hit 70, it hit back Retired in 2005 at age 58, no pension
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 11-24-2005, 11:53 PM #2 Full time employment: Posting here.   Join Date: Dec 2004 Posts: 714 Re: Are Your Kids "Normal" About Money? Thanks ... just read this with my 14-year-old ... it was good for him to see. He's a very sharp guy, but still learning of course. __________________

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