From an page two of article/slide show "Five Dumb Ways to Spend Money on Your Kids"
Among children 2 to 6 years old, just a 10- to 30-second exposure to advertising can influence food, drink and toy preferences...
Taken in by advertising, kids will push to spend money on expensive brands, a phenomenon so common scientists have a name for it: "the nag factor."
Less impressed with the other slides, but this one hit home.
Read more: 5 Dumb Ways To Spend Money On Your Kids | Bankrate.com http://www.bankrate.com/financ.....z1vEW3Dcjc