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"Forget the allowance. I'm getting more than I need from venture capital."
'I hardly expected the federal tapering affect my allowance.'
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'If you'll give me an advance on my allowance, I'll show you how to get the little circle around the 'a' on all your email addresses.'
'I'm sorry, son, but I'm not in the bad debt business anymore.'
"I have my very own ATM password."
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'I'm worth more than $3,000 as a federal income tax exemption. So how about a raise in my allowance?'
"But Mummy, you told me that the money in my piggy bank was disposable income!"
'I went through the data and found an 11.7% increase in the discretionary spending portion of our family budget, so I see no reason not to raise my allowance.'
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"You get $5 for an allowance, is that after taxes?"
"For being so open minded you sure are closed wallet."
"What interest does a piggy bank pay?"
"Can I start getting my allowance in Lottery tickets?"
"Sure I know the value of a dollar. Every time I ask for one you remind me."
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"I could raise your allowance, but then I'd have to increase your sister's. Then I'd need to ask my boss for a raise and he'd be forced to ask the company for a larger budget â�� which would lead to higher prices, inflation and economic uncertainty...."
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"Nice computer presentation...but you're still not getting a raise in your allowance."
"When do you think the upturn in the economy will have an input in my allowance?"
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"We're going to have to cut employees salaries. My son wants a raise in his allowance."
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'I'm going to need an increase in pocket money to pay for what I've just broken.'
'No...the minimum wage does not apply to you fetching my slippers!'
Finally one night, Porky the Piggy Bank decided to take the money and run.
'Yeah, we put our allowances in your card. Can we have them back now?'
"The teacher says I'm a poor listener, Dad. Will you raise my allowance?"
"Yeah, it all sounds good until you run out of teeth and have to find a job."
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The Seven Financial Ages of Man
'Even with free medical, dental, room and board, I'm still not making it on this allowance.'