The boys both earn an allowance by good school work, and chores, with an option for some extra for extra chores and/or maths.
This summer Adam saved all his pocket money; he did a lot of extra maths, cleaning my car, and helping in the garden....and this is what he was saving for:
He started his lessons this week and is thrilled that his is already learning 'songs' (Peter Gunn and Brain Stew apparently). He came back from his first lesson and played what he learnt. The following day we bought his headphones for the amp!