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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Jason Alderman
So much for the days of a dollar a tooth — or a quarter. Inflation has driven the costs of a Tooth Fairy visit sky-high, and kids nowadays are bragging on the playground about night-time exchanges that leaves them $5 richer.
Even the tooth fairy is feeling the bite of the recession.
"The money kids get from the tooth fairy is just so powerful," said Jason Alderman, senior director for financial education at Visa. "It's magical, it's absolutely magical."
"We want parents to use this as a teachable moment," he said. "We know the tooth fairy connects with kids."