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Did You Have Pocket Money as a Child/ Do Your Children Get Pocket Money?

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I am interested to see how many parents who give their children pocket money, had pocket money as a child vs those who didn't have pocket money, or don't give their child pocket money. And what's your reasoning?

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a year ago
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AndieEstelle
AndieEstellea year ago

Yes I had pocket money as a child but I was never one to save it. As soon as I got it , I would go spend it all on sweets.

I give my daughter pocket money but unlike me, she likes to saves hers up.

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KirstyW
KirstyWa year ago

We only really got pocket money from my nanny and grandad it was £2 each a week i think and 2 choc bars. If we hadn't seen them for a while they would pile it up.

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arussell322
arussell322a year ago

no i never received any pocket money, just the odd pound here and then from my gran or aunts etc, but i had a happy childhood none the less!

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sarahgreen15
sarahgreen15a year ago

I had pocket money as a child, for doing chores around the house... my step son chooses not to do any housework, so doesn’t get any pocket money - he is well aware that if he did help out, he would get pocket money..

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Username66819
Username66819a year ago

yes had pocket money,and my daughter also will be getting when gets a bit older she is 3 at the moment so too young,but when we went to disney orlando she had her money to spend on toys she wanted

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AliceBell64468
AliceBell64468a year ago

No I didn’t get pocket money, but still a great childhood! I was taught the importance of money which is better than what I would have spent pocket money on!

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChreesa year ago

I didn't get any. Don't have kids, but if/when I do, they will get it if they earn it, by doing jobs. And it'll teach them the importance of money too, I hope.

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ukheather
ukheathera year ago

Nope. My grandad occasionally gave me £1

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