Recession Hits the Tooth Fairy
August 5, 2011
by Kate Goodin
Stocks are not the only things to have gone down in value in recent years—baby teeth have depreciated, too.
Plus: When will my baby lose his first tooth?
A recent Visa Inc. survey found the Tooth Fairy (aka parents) is shelling out less for lost teeth in 2011 than she did in 2010. Today, a kid can expect an average of $2.60 for a lost tooth, a dip from last year’s $3. Additionally, 10% of kids don’t receive any money from the tooth fairy, up from 6% last year.
Plus: Teething FAQ
Has the recession caused you to tighten the tooth fairy’s budget? How much does your kid get per lost tooth?