Parents, What Would Persuade You to Pay $300 for Harry Styles Tickets? Your Teens Want to Know.

Abbie Williams labored over a PowerPoint presentation this summer. She spread 38 photos and assorted facts over nine slides to persuade her audience to finance her latest pitch.

It can take a lot of work for a 13-year-old—that’s Abbie’s age—to get a skeptical dad to spend big for Harry Styles concert tickets.