Wed, 18 March 2020
One of the stickiest situations with couples is dealing with lending money to family. Find out different ways you can help without putting your own finances in jeopardy!
Should We Loan Money to Family and Friends?
Lending money to friends and family can be a tough situation. No matter how objective you think you are or want to be, emotions can run high.
As you just heard with Jen, she and her husband weren’t seeing eye to eye on how they could help their loved ones.
I totally get it – we’ve been there ourselves. Maybe you’ve gone through that situation too.
Or with how things are going with Covid-19 and families being affected by these closings, some of your family and close friends will need some help soon, including financial.
Now for most of us, we want to help. And if we have the means, we do.
However, there are times when things are a bit more…messier. What if you want to help, but you’re just finding your financial footing yourself?
What if you have a relative who keeps on having problems with their finances, where you are constantly bailing them out?
Those are the types of situations where we tend to stress over and sometimes get into arguments.
Family and money can put a strain on a marriage; which is why I’m happy Jen Hemphill is here on the show. She’s an accredited financial counselor, author, and the host of Her Dinero Matters podcast.
In this episode we’ll get into:
Hope this episode helps!
Resources to Deal with Family and Finances
If you two want to make managing your money easier, here are some helpful tools, books, and apps available.
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Meet Jen Hemphill of Her Dinero Matters
Her Dinero Matters is a bilingual podcast for women who want to become reinas of their money and love their dinero more.
You will hear down-to-earth interviews and panel discussions from la comunidad Latina as well as solo episodes sharing simple actionable tips and strategies which you can implement right away!
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Direct download: S10E12_How_to_Loan_Money_to_Family_and_Not_Regret_It.mp3
Category:personal finance -- posted at: 8:00am EDT