A friend of mine told me a story about his decision whether or not to lend money to his brother. He didn’t really want any advice on the topic, so I chose to not say anything about it. However, if he’s reading this blog, he might want to read this article which basically matches his situation perfectly.
Treating Siblings Equitably: Financial Dilemmas If my children are all in adulthood and one of them comes asking for a loan, I won’t give it to him without offering those same terms to all of my children. If we decide to give some cash to one of the children, we’ll give the same to all of the children. My wife and I have discussed this, and we feel it’s the only fair way to do things. (@ all financial matters)
The Tooth Fairy Made A Visit Last Night My wife and I have been very conflicted about the idea of a tooth fairy. If we operated in a social bubble, we would do away with it, but we’re also worried about our child coming home wondering why the “tooth fairy” never visits him or her. It’s a tough one. (@ blogging away debt)
The Simple Dollar Retro: The Ten Biggest Money Mistakes I’ve Made Since My Financial Meltdown I make giant mistakes all the time.