Economical (mis)opportunities and financial (in)dependence for teens in Europe

  • 2020-02-26
  • Sofia Zolotarev
This elusive “independence” striven for by teenagers, or rather mere kids transitioning from childhood is naturally punctuated by the will to have some sort of financial independence.  With time comes freedom, yet that freedom is attainable through that same vessel of the sturdy coloured paper we have come to call “currency”. In exchange for money it opens their door to that wished-for freedom. Blame capitalism or societal evolution from the “simpler days”, as would vociferate your average grandad after failing to answer a call, but money now holds t...
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