I was recently chatting with a colleague who has 3 teenagers and she enlightened me that she spends a considerable amount of money on gas…not for herself (she bikes to work), but for her teen daughter!
Of course, the idea of who should pay for things spills over into other areas. If a teen wants the latest fashion design, or really wants to see a movie with friends, who pays for it? When should a teen be expected to earn money for things beyond the basic needs of food, shelter, and school supplies? Read full post »