I'd be rich

I'd be rich if I were one of John D. Rockefeller Sr.'s four children ... 

Each toiled in a separate patch of the vegetable garden, earning a penny for every ten weeds they pulled up.

In addition, they also "received two cents for killing flies, ten cents for sharpening pencils, five cents per hour for practicing their musical instruments, and a dollar for repairing vases. They were given two cents per day for abstaining from candy and a dime bonus for each consecutive day of abstinence. "  

from Titan - The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr. by Ron Chernow