This Mom Charges Her 5-Year Old Rent!

posted by Jay Rodriguez -

Essence Evans gives her daughter an allowance....with a twist!

Check out her post that explains why she's charging her daughter for rent.

My first thought when I read this was, "Why does a 5-year old get an allowance?", but I think she's on to something.

My kids are 18, 11, 8 and 7...and none of them understand the value of a dollar. I think Essence has a great idea!

You can check out her Facebook page here.

I too use a "real world" technique to teach my kids about money. I call it "continuous disappointment". Here's an example...

My kids already know that Dad is cheap and the answer is probably "no", so I consider that a win!

-Jay

#SorryNotSorry

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