Children 'thriftier than parents'

Press Association
girl with piggy bank
girl with piggy bank

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Children are becoming more prudent than their parents when it comes to saving money.

While the average adult consumer has borrowed £4,221, excluding their mortgage, it appears children are learning the lessons of overspending, according to figures published by the money-saving website MyFamilyClub.