The Value of a Dad

Last Sunday was Father’s Day in some parts of the world. The guys at MoneySupermarket.com were chatting about this in the office the other day, when a bit an argument broke out over just how much our dads do at home, and just what they’re worth (in purely monetary terms).

They asked their life insurance guys to look into this, and they used some data sourced by their partners at Legal and General to produce an infographic containing this data – and it turns out that  dads do about £24k ($37,150 AUD) worth of household work a year, as well as their day jobs!

Read on to see the graphic…

Facebook, Keep Your Hands Off My Kids!

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Currently, children under 13 are not allowed to have Facebook accounts. The reason for this is that websites are not allowed to keep information about children by law (in the US where Facebook is based).

This could all be about to change according to the Wall Street Journal. Facebook is apparently testing technology that would allow children to participate in the site with an account attached to their parent/guardian.

I cannot think of a worse thing for Facebook to be spending their time on.

Read on to find out why…