It’s important to prepare children for life after the nest by teaching them the skills required to survive in a harsh world.
Starting his six-year-old off early with an early curriculum of how to deal with dispassionate corporate rejection, one St. Louis father delivered an ice-cold denial to the child’s request for an allowance advance, printed on letterhead that reads “DAD Savings and Loan” that mimics ING’s graphic design. It was, of course, folded into an envelope in thirds.
Evidently the child had racked up significant expenses since Christmas at an “unsustainable” rate. The masterfully corporate father does give his child access to the “Complaint Department”—probably the the other parent. It’s pretty genius. Here’s the full text: