4/18/08

Teens are becoming thrifty

The souring job market and rising costs of the usual teenage indulgences _ a slice of pizza, a drive to the mall, the hottest new jeans _ are causing teens to do something they rarely do: be thrifty.
It's a far cry from the freewheeling spending of recent years, when teens splurged on $100 Coach wristlet handbags, $60 Juicy Couture T-shirts and $80 skinny jeans from Abercrombie & Fitch.
Now jobs for teens are less plentiful, and parents who supply the allowances are feeling the economic pinch themselves.
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So, if there are any teen readers out there, what are some of your thrifty tips? Holla!

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