What are some reasons a debit card is good for kids?

I read in a scholastic that debit cards are good for teaching responsibility.... My mom will let me have one but my dad says kids shouldn't have debit cards.... what are some reasons that i should have a debit card? p.s. i dont waste money.... i want it so i can pay for my trip to colorado.

Asked By: Kelli R - 5/21/2012
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It teaches kids responsibility because it shows them the meaning of money. For example if they have £20 in their bank, and say they aren't allowed any money until next month, it will teach them to budget it and be more responsible with it. That is if the parents don't just hand money over like water. I'm 18 and I've... More
Answered By: JabbaJabba - 5/21/2012
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NONe it teaches kids slavery to plastic and like drugs it is a easy slide into ceredit card slavery. use cash u will NOT overspend on stuff of no real value.
Answered By: Rob - 5/21/2012
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