Help Another Family Member Get on Their Feet: Fun Money Friday

extending a helping hand

One of the most rewarding things I’ve done with money over the years it to give a little to struggling family members to help them out. Sometimes I give to a college kid just starting out; other times I give to someone who’s going through a rough patch. It’s nice to see their reaction to the unexpected gift and I find it rewarding when they come back and tell me about the difference it made to them.

Granted, I’m blessed with a pretty calm family. I don’t have to worry that someone’s going to take my money and put it into drugs, alcohol, or prostitution or in other ways abuse the gift. I don’t worry that some crazy relative is going to get jealous a


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2 Responses to Help Another Family Member Get on Their Feet: Fun Money Friday

  1. jim says:

    Exactly! Well done.

  2. Minny says:

    So agree with the gift and not a loan idea. I have done this several times and it makes life so much easier.

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