Children should not get an allowance no matter how little or how much the work.
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I have 3 reasons why children should get an allowance for chores
1. "It teaches children good work ethic."
Allowances teach good work ethic by simulating a real job. If an employee works hard and does his/her work they are bound to get a raise. This is the same with allowances because if a child takes out the trash, washes the car, removes the graffiti that someone spray painted over night, mows the lawn, etc. and works hard to do a good job, they should get paid.
2. "It saves the parent's money."
Say if someone earns $200.00 every week for a job and gives their child a $20 weekly allowance, you don't have to worry about wasting your money on what your child wants. Like say the new Call of Duty game is coming out soon and your child really wants it and you have to pay most of your money. If your child spreads out a $20 allowance for 3 weeks, they could go to Gamestop and buy the game instead of the parent taking out $60 from their own paycheck in one week.
3. "It teaches that good things are enjoyed better when you wait."
If your child wants Call of Duty and you just go there and buy it for the child they will eventually get bored of it quicker and try harder to beat the game. While if your child saves an allowance, there is a better chance that they would do their homework and chores before they enjoy the game.
Pro has not fulfiled his burden of proof yet!
Conclusion: Allowances teach children responsibility.
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