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Recession Hits the Tooth Fairy


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?