I suppose nothing should surprise us anymore. Nearly half of American parents:
have admitted that they have taken money from their children’s savings accounts, and 51 per cent said they did not even feel guilty about it.
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This is not a poll, but a study, whatever that means.
Only 36% used the money to pay bills, although another 29% claimed the stolen pennies were used to “clear debt.” In my business, we call that a distinction without a difference.
This is not even taking money from the piggy bank in junior’s room while he is sleeping. That you could lie about later, relying on junior not keeping a running tab. Though, in these days of computers everywhere, that may be just old fashioned.