Where are they now? Just like we did, they still waste their money on whatever sounds good in the moment —like a pack of tacos or that new indie-rock album. Teens spend a majority of their cash on fashion, according to research from investment bank Piper Jaffray.
Post a Comment. Sunday, October 14, Teenagers overspend. These days, teenagers overspend so much money to buy things when they can't control their pocket money.
The fried-chicken chain has stolen the top spot from Starbucks in the latest Piper Jaffray survey on teen spending. That's a huge upset. Starbucks has won the No.
We walk into a store to get one simple thing — hamburger buns, a bottle of shampoo, a new charger for our phone — and end up leaving with two bags bulging full of, oh, whatever caught our eye. But it does beg the question: Why do some many of us consistently overspend? To combat the urge to fill your cart, plan ahead.
Experts say teens are spending more than ever before because they have more to spend. About 10 percent of teens have credit cards, nearly twice that number have debit cards and about 20 percent get money simply by asking their parents for it. In fact, parents themselves are setting poor examples.
Neither Belinda nor her children, aged 14 and 16, had realised how these costs were adding up. Games such as FIFA have in-game purchases that help players win. Credit: Shutterstock.
We dug through the report and pulled out some of the most interesting facts and charts. Teens are spending most of their money on food. Starbucks remains the perennial favorite among all teens for food-and-drink spending.
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