Following a brief downturn in recent years due to the flagging economy, the average teen’s spending on prom this year is expected to rise to $1,139, with much of that money supplied by parents to pay for tickets, attire, hairstyling, and transportation. What do you think?


“With prices growing every year, I just can’t afford to go anymore.”

Jeremy Sager • Flight Mechanic

“It’s totally worth it if you get to hear your favorite song.”

Dustin Woodbury • Cat Breeder

“It’s times like these when I’m glad my son is a creepy loner.”

Jill Winget • Baseball Sewer