msplmtneer wrote:When I said I started in hayfields at 12 I was already doing hay work for uncles, grandfather and our own place. I meant I hired out to other people helping put up their hay, build fence and work their cattle.
I also sold a weekly newspaper and received 5 cents a copy, by the time I was 14 I had my own checking account.
By the time I was 14 I had already written a hot check. My check writing abilities exceeded my math abilities. The bank did pay it and charged me $2.00 service charge.