Would you give a debit card to your child?

A debit card for children launched in the UK this week. The prepaid Visa card will allow children as young as eight years old to shop online and withdraw cash. Would you let your little one loose with a debit card?

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What are your thoughts on giving a child as young as eight years old a debit card?

  • How different is it from giving them coins or notes?
  • Do you have any objections to giving your child pocket money in the form of a debit card rather than cash?
  • Are there any benefits for kids?

Vote in the poll and tell us what you think in the comments below.

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Comments for 'Would you give a debit card to your child?'

One Response to Would you give a debit card to your child?

  1. No way! Surely kids need to learn the basics of handling real money first.

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