My Dad Borrowed $50,000 and Paid Me Back. Why Was It a Complete Disaster?

Borrow or Loan money from family

Here’s an unusual story: A woman lends a relative a boatload of money. He pays her back. In full. With interest.

End of story, right?

Wrong. Read further.

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I Handed All My Money to the Handyman

loaned moneyWhy did an intelligent woman loan nearly all her money to a guy who was only in the Friend Zone?

There aren’t any easy or obvious answers.

Quite often we don’t understand why we do certain things with money.

Spend. Save. Earn. Waste. Loan. Borrow. Invest. Donate. Hide. Hoard. Give. Take. Splurge. Keep.

There’s a complicated hodge-podge of emotions behind every financial decision we make.

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