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Oct. 18, 2013MO |  By: Mullens

Allowance and Chores

Common topics of discussion in many house holds include money and parenting.

One issue regarding both has a lot of parents asking questions. Family Financial Education Specialist with the Missouri Extension, Rebecca Travnichek says she gets a lot of questions about allowance from parents. She says the best age to giving an allowance would be kindergarten or first grade.

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Travnichek adds, how much allowance to give children will come down to each individual family. For more information or for other popular questions about allowance visit