A father's typical jobs around the house are worth
If fathers want to increase their economic value at home, they should spend more time doing family finances, repairing pipes, coaching a team and helping with homework – all tasks with the highest hourly wages in Insure.com's survey.
"Unfortunately barbecuing and mowing the lawn – two favorite Dad pastimes that are often memorialized on
See the full task chart and associated wages.
Knowing a father's value at home is especially important in choosing the right life insurance amount. Policy amounts often encompass salary replacement, debt, a family emergency fund, future costs such as college tuition and replacing tasks around the house.
Dinner should be central to
1. Dinner at the town's best restaurant: 31%
2. A weekend getaway with the whole family: 27%
3. Electronics: 26%
4. Tickets to a show or sporting event: 26%
5. A weekend getaway with the wife: 25%
6. Power tools: 21%
Don't bother giving fathers a remodeled room, selected by only 5 percent (dads are outside doing low-value mowing anyway) or books, chosen by 8 percent (refer to top choice No. 3, electronics).
Based on responses to other questions, dads want to spend
See the full article at http://www.insure.com/articles/lifeinsurance/fathers-day-index.html.
"Dad's value" is based on occupational wages from the
For fathers' gift choices and ways to spend the day, Insure.com commissioned a survey of 999 married men with children under age 18 living at home. The survey was fielded in
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