Dad pens funny response to 6yo son seeking pocket money

A FATHER'S response to his six-year-old son's request for an advance on his pocket money has gone viral.

The St Louis father penned a formal communiqué to his son with the letterhead DAD Savings and Loan and it later ended up on Reddit.

Acting as the chief executive officer, the dad rejected the son's request for $20 after reviewing his credit history.

"We regret to inform you at this time that we were unable to provide a loan in the amount requested of $20," he said.

"After reviewing your account, we have find (sic) you have insufficient funds, and a history of not doing your chores.

"Furthermore, over $80 has been spent on discretionary entertainment expenses since Christmas.

"This is an unsustainable amount of expenditure, and we cannot further compound the problem by financially assisting with occurring further debt at this point."

The father said a complaints department (the boy's mother) may review the decision.

The father's letter to his son has gone viral since it was posted on Reddit.
The father's letter to his son has gone viral since it was posted on Reddit. Contributed

"If you would like to refute this decision, you can contact our complaint department at 1-314 (mum's number).

"Our dispute manger at this number may be able to persuade us to reverse our decision.

"Thank you for choosing DAD Savings and Loan, we appreciate the chance to service your financial needs."

The story quickly generated hundreds of comments from Reddit users.

"Complaint department = mum. This man knows how to parent," one user said.

Another suggested the child look to the International Monetary Fund for financial assistance.

"Just get a loan from the IMF six year old! They work great for countries I hear from Greece."



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