Parents' Allowances - How much?

Successful parenting is founded on successful relationships between spouses and relatives. We must not neglect our spouse while we focus our attention on grooming our children to become the best they can be. Discuss relationship issues here.

How much do you give to your parent/s monthly?

$0
3
6%
Only as and when they need
0
No votes
$250 & below
9
18%
$251 - $500
10
20%
$500 - $750
6
12%
$751 - $1000
10
20%
$1001 - $1250
8
16%
$1251 - 1500
2
4%
$1501 - $1750
1
2%
$1751 - $2000
0
No votes
Above $2000
2
4%
 
Total votes : 51

Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby insider » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:27 pm

Read this interesting survey.

When my kids were smaller, I gave my mum $800 per month (I dont give my dad coz my mum handles household expenses).

Now that my kids are bigger and therefore cheaper to raise, I give her $1500 per month.

Think overall I always feel when spending on own kids, most parents 敢敢花, but when come to own parents, then can 慢慢来...

Just a fun poll.

PS: Or maybe the poll will be more meaningful if change the term to % of own monthly income? A person making $1500 but giving his parents $500 is a lot of money but a personal making $20,000 but giving his parents $1000 may seem 'smaller'...


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调查显示,

38.6%受访者每月给父母约500元家用,

16%给1000元,

8.3%甚至给超过1500元,

而19.7%给200元,

4.6%则给少于100元。

还有5.3%受访者不给固定金额,每当父母要求时就给他们家用。 -

source:
http://wanbao.omy.sg/local/story20130928-12984

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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby Jovialcho » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:49 pm

What is objective of this survey? To show how much ks readers should contribute?

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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby tankee » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:52 pm

Another factor would be number of siblings that are contributing as well

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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby Jovialcho » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:55 pm

What is objective of this survey? To show how much ks readers should contribute?

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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby Nebbermind » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:16 pm

Give until it hurts :wink:

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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby insider » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:40 pm

Jovialcho wrote:What is objective of this survey? To show how much ks readers should contribute?



err....maybe the poll results can give you an indication of how much pocket money you may get from your kid/s when you are old after you pouring your so much blood and sweat on them...

要知未来事,可看现行为....
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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby insider » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:46 pm

tankee wrote:Another factor would be number of siblings that are contributing as well


My mum got 6 kids.

Three who can afford give between the range of $500 to $2000.

Year end bonus time, each will also give mum bonus.

The other two brothers not giving coz just making enough for their own families (but will bring my mum out for makan).

My second sis not giving coz she SAHM and got 3 kids.

Six of us never 'quarrel' about who give less, give more, or never give, coz we are all understanding and filial kids and my mum knows...

Nowadays many have one or two kids, next time our 'sources' will be more limited. Kekeke...

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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby tankee » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:59 pm

insider wrote:
Jovialcho wrote:What is objective of this survey? To show how much ks readers should contribute?



err....maybe the poll results can give you an indication of how much pocket money you may get from your kid/s when you are old after you pouring your so much blood and sweat on them...

要知未来事,可看现行为....


:rotflmao:

I am working towards having enough for retirement and not depending on DS.

With ever raising home prices, more likely it would be us helping him to purchase his first home.

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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby insider » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:12 pm

tankee wrote:
I am working towards having enough for retirement and not depending on DS.

With ever raising home prices, more likely it would be us helping him to purchase his first home.



aiyo tankee ah, remember 心想事会成......

switch your mindset, that your kid can make it himself and no need your help and that he will give you pocket money (no matter whether you can or cannot take care of yourself financially when old).

Always must have FAITH......

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Re: Parents' Allowances - How much?

Postby dimsum » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:30 pm

insider wrote:Think overall I always feel when spending on own kids, most parents 敢敢花, but when come to own parents, then can 慢慢来...



Yeah, I noted that too.

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