Home - Story - Wait, you guys are getting paid? That’s what an allowance is forWait, you guys are getting paid? That’s what an allowance is forby MRxOctober 10, 2019 My parents told me: “Get a job if you want money” So guess what, I got a job. Seriously. An allowance isn’t exactly a rare thing only for rich kids. It’s supposed to teach you about budgeting and delayed gratification.