In a world of apps, e-books, Moshi Monsters and digital music, how will parents fund their children's spending?

This article titled “Should kids get digital pocket money?” was written by Stuart Dredge, for guardian.co.uk on Thursday 3rd January 2013 14.19 UTC

As a child, I spent my pocket money on all sorts of stuff: Star Wars figures, Panini football stickers, umpteen boxes of Nerds sweets, Smash Hits, buggy £1.99 C64 football management games, and what remains the world’s worst collection of 7-inch singles.

Happy days. But in 2013 as a parent of two young children – three and five years old – I’m starting to think about pocket money again, and how it might have changed.

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