Josh Weiss’ CNBC Online story, “ Here is one wage that is outpacing inflation
,” discusses the findings of the AICPA’s Harris poll. Results show how an allowance can serve as a valuable lesson in financial responsibility. "Parents sometimes are not necessarily comfortable about talking to children about their finances," said Michael Eisenberg, a member of the AICPA's National CPA Financial Literacy Commission. "They don't want to impart wrong information. By giving allowances to kids, it's an easy teaching moment for parents. They don't have to be worried with complex financial analysis."