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ID #:   39269257
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Description:   This study examines parental awareness and attitudes toward youth gambling. Includes: Seriousness of various issues facing teens as indicated by mothers and fathers (Gambling, Depression, Excessive video game playing, Negative body image, Spending too much time online, Obesity, eating disorders, Smoking, Violence in schools, bullying, Unsafe sexual activities, Drinking and driving, Alcohol use)

% of teens have a computer with internet access in their bedroom by age group (13-14,15-16,17-18), % of parents provide their teens with an allowance, Average mount of money in allowance, % report their child has access to a personal debit card

% of parents indicate they usually monitor their child’s online activities, Steps taken (Set limits to restrict participation in social networking sites, Set limits to restrict online chatting, Set controls on computer to limit visiting inappropriate sites, Enforce strict rules about length of time allowed online, Placed computer in common space where family is usually present, Installed an anti-gambling software program)

Frequency of conversations parents have with their children about youth issues, Barriers parents feel limit their child from discussing youth issues, Situations/instances that would prompt a conversation

Gambling activities of parents within the past year (Betting on sports events, Sports lottery, Internet gambling, Keno, Horse racing, Casino table games, Online gambling - poker, Live poker, Arcade or video games, Other card games, dice, etc. Sports "pool", Bingo, VLTs, Pull tabs/scratch tickets, Lottery tickets)

Parent attitudes towards gambling and teen gambling, Gambling activities parents participate in with their child, Frequency of participation, Age of child when parent first gave lottery ticket, Gambling activities parents believe their child has participated in for money, If your child had a problem with gambling, where would you most likely seek help?

 
Publication Date:   7/1/2009
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Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   12/9/2009
 
 
 
ID #:   39267500
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Description:   % of teens are interested in learning about money management, % indicated that they know a lot about the subject, % of parents are actually providing an in-depth explanation of ways to save money to their teenagers, % of parents are willing to top up their teenagers’ allowances on command, preventing their teens from learning the value of money.

% of parents who consistently save money every month, % of their teenagers followed the same behaviour of their parents, % of teenagers save money and do it consistently every month, % of parents / teens set a budget and try to stick to it. [budgeting]

% of parents teach their teenagers about debit cards, % of teenagers indicate they have a strong understanding of it, % of parents teach their teenagers about savings accounts, % of teenagers indicate that they had a strong understanding of how to use a savings account.

% of parents say that teachers have a strong or very strong impact on teenager’s knowledge of money, % of teenagers indicate that their teachers taught them something about money. .

 
Publication Date:   11/17/2008
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Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   11/19/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39267350
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Description:   Survey of Canadian teen on charitable giving. Includes: % of Canadian teens volunteer at least five hours a year to charitable causes, Average value of annual charitable donations by teens, Top reasons for donating their money and time.

% of teens believe their own generation cares more about charitable issues and causes than their parents' generation, % have raised donations for a charity on their own (outside of school or a group they belong to), Average amount of money teens raise per year

% say they get money to donate from a part-time job, % use part of their allowance, % ask their parents for extra money to donate

% say parents and family are their greatest role models for giving, % look to their own friends or classmates, % say teachers or guidance counsellors, % say reports about celebrities' charitable activities. .

 
Publication Date:   10/21/2008
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   10/22/2008
 
 
 
ID #:   39264195
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Description:   Survey of parents of 5 to 17 year olds in Canada. Includes: % of Canadian parents teach their children how to save money, % show them how to compare prices to get the best deal, % give their children a set amount of pocket money on a regular basis (allowance)

When children desperately want an expensive item, % of Canadian parents help their kids save some of their own money towards the item but then the parent contributes the rest, % say they will pay for the entire cost of the item

% teach their kids to look for and use coupons, % teach them how to pay bills, % teach their children how to use a checking account or credit card, % begin teaching their children about money as soon as they start asking their parents to buy them things, % believe that children should start learning how to be money wise between the ages of 9 and 12, % say that their children play no part in saving for their education, % require their children to do some household chores if they want money from mom and dad, % require that they have at least some input in how allowance money is ultimately spent.

Includes some international comparisons .

 
Publication Date:   3/27/2007
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   3/28/2007
 
 
 
ID #:   39264109
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Description:   Average age to start giving a child an allowance.
 
Publication Date:   3/10/2007
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   3/13/2007
 
 
 
ID #:   39262688
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Description:   % of Canadians with a bank account say that it was their mother who taught them the most about managing and saving money as a child, % said Father, Other family member, On their own.

Average age for opening a bank account, % of teens opened a bank account to deposit a First pay cheque, Monetary gift, Allowance

% of Canadians still bank with the same financial institution where we opened our first account, % say they carry less cash today than they did two years ago, % have knowingly left home without carrying cash (18 - 34 year olds vs. 55+)

Of those Canadians who have found themselves at a checkout without enough cash to pay for their purchase, % used Debit card, Credit card, Elected not to buy the item at that time, % regularly use their debit card, % said they would use their debit card for items costing less than $5.00, less than $10.00.

 
Publication Date:   7/24/2006
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Posted/Updated:   7/25/2006
 
 
 
ID #:   39262469
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Description:   % of Canadians consider the lack of affordable child care to be a serious problem, Importance of role government should play in helping parents meet their child care needs, % agree with the proposed national child care program for Canada in 2004, Impact of child care programs in Canada today

Preference for $1,200 allowance vs. funding for affordable child care, Reasons for preference for $1,200 allowance, Reasons for preference for funding for affordable child care spaces, Awareness of taxable status of $1,200 allowance, Support for cutting funding of child care research and monitoring of quality and delivery of child care services

Influence of child care issue on vote in next federal election,

 
Publication Date:   6/20/2006
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Location Type:   Online
Geography:   Canada, provinces, Toronto, Vancouver
 
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Posted/Updated:   6/21/2006
 
 
 
ID #:   39260493
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Description:   % of Canadians said they create and maintain a family budget (overall and by income bracket $25,000 - $40,000 & $100,000 plus). % claim they stick to their budget "very or fairly well," % of Canadian families have one person manages all the household finances on their own, % say they plan and manage their spending carefully

% don't give their children any allowance at all, Average amount given as allowance, Average age parents feel it is appropriate to talk to children about money management,

 
Publication Date:   10/17/2005
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Posted/Updated:   10/19/2005
 
 
 
ID #:   10964
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Description:   This report provides information on Canadian tweens (9 to 14 year olds).

Includes % receive allowance, amount received each week, % received birthday or holiday money, amount received, % have a part-time job, Top expenditure categories for tweens (by gender), Source of information on new products/brands (e.g. TV, friends, Internet), Shopping habits when tweens and parents shop together, Top products tweens want parent to buy for them (by gender)

% of tweens have Video game system, Computer, MP3 player, Cell phone, Laptop, PDA, Blackberry (By gender and age)

Expected spending for 2005 back to school season (By gender and age), % of tweens spend their own money on back to school items, Top concerns at school for tweens (e.g. Grades, Bullying, Friends, Homework, Problem with teachers) (By gender and age)

Favourite brands/products among tweens (many by gender): drinks, snacks, at home meals, fast food, Fast food restaurants, Brands of clothing, jeans, shoes, Clothing stores, Video games, Toys, TV channel

Previous editions of the report also include Favourite spare time activity, Favourite sports (e.g. soccer, hockey, skateboarding, swimming, baseball, basketball, football, cycling, volleyball, dancing, golf, horses), Frequency of Tweens using electronic equipment (computers, cell phone, Internet, PDA)

 
Publication Date:   6/1/2005
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Posted/Updated:   4/12/2006
 
 
 
ID #:   7715
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Description:   Profile of tweens. Spending money received at Christmas. Average allowance. Part-time jobs
 
Publication Date:   6/1/2002
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ID #:   4783
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Description:   Total disposable income, % that work in summer, average weekly allowance
 
Publication Date:   9/1/2001
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ID #:   4598
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Description:   Tween's allowances, disposable income, top purchases
 
Publication Date:   11/16/2000
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Geography:   Canada
 
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Posted/Updated:   1/25/2005
 
 
 

 

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