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Should I bribe my kid for good grades or behavior?

One problem: Research has found that bribery doesn’t work.

Should I give my kids allowance?

Trying to figure out how to handle allowance in your family? Here's how parents can tackle this age-old question.

Is automating your kid's allowance a good idea?

Do allowance websites make kids more—or less—money savvy?

What Modern Family can teach us about allowance and money smarts

Around our house, we’re big fans of Modern Family. So when I read that each kid on the show is paid $70,000 per episode, I was surprised to find out that despite their high salaries, they still have modest allowances.

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