Father Furious at 'Poor' Stepdaughter for Buying Kids Cars
Is it anyone’s business how family members manage their money?. It isn't always easy to navigate relationships within a family. Especially when it comes to parents, they may have expectations of how you conduct your life and if you don't meet those expectations they may not always approve.
Parents Steal Child's Inheritance to Buy New House
Should anyone ever feel entitled to someone else's inheritance?. The topic of inheritance can be a touchy subject for some. Some people get very focused on the possibility of inheriting large sums of money after someone passes, while others don't care much about the money and care more about the passing of the person.
Mom Refuses to Take Ex's 'Affair Child' to Disney
Should a person feel responsible at all to care for their ex-spouse’s child?. It can be incredibly tough when a person learns that their spouse has been unfaithful, and those complications just increase if a child comes from the affair.
Man Refuses to Pay College Tuition for Niece After Cruel Comments
Should anyone ever be responsible for funding someone else’s education?. Student debt is a reality that most young people know all too well. With the rising costs of education in the United States, it's quite common for most young people to have an average of $39,000 in student debt.
Man Refuses Wife Credit Card to Buy Maternity Clothes
Anyone who's ever been pregnant before will tell you that the process isn't exactly sunshine and rainbows. With hormonal changes, general physical discomfort, and the pregnant person's body just changing in dramatic ways, there's a lot of adjustment and frustration that can come along with pregnancy.
Mom Takes Son's Savings to Pay for Stepson's Car
Should a parent ever feel entitled to take the savings of one of their children for their own use?. There's nothing simple about being a parent, and a lot of the time parents can wonder whether or not they're making the right choices and decisions for their kids.
Mom Refuses to Let Adult Children Visit Dying Father
When is a child old enough to travel by themselves?. It's part of the natural maternal instinct for mothers to want to protect their children from anything that can harm them. With that said, sometimes parents can be the ones causing the harm rather than relieving it.
5 Ways To Go From a Scarcity to Abundance Mindset
Stephen Covey first coined the terms abundance and scarcity mindsets in his book titled “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.” His book has changed the way that people look at success and his ideas are extremely thought-provoking in our own lives.
Hospital Birth Bill of $62 Discovered from Great Depression
The US healthcare system has taken a lot of criticism over the years from citizens, but also from other members of the globe—such as other first-world countries. And with the United States being the only industrialized country that doesn't have universal healthcare, the US system for treating sickness among its citizens has come under great debate.
Stepmom Demands Stepchild Change Schools for Her
Should step-parents ever have a final say in the education of their stepchildren?. It's never easy for children to deal with the separation of their parents, but that situation can get even more complicated when step-parents come into the mix.
Woman Refuses to Give Inheritance to Brother
Is someone else ever entitled to a person's inheritance?. It's never easy to lose a loved one, but everyone is bound to experience this at some point in their lives. With that said, something that can ease the pain of losing a person is having memories or mementos of theirs to help with the grieving process. This is why many will create wills to indicate where certain objects or property should go, should they unfortunately pass away.
'Bridezilla' Charges Woman for Bringing Uninvited Kids to Wedding
Is there ever a valid reason to bring someone to a wedding who isn't invited?. Weddings are an incredibly expensive event. There's a lot of attention to detail and planning that goes into every bit of the process. And with the industry bringing in over $60 billion a year in the US alone, it's easy to understand why brides can get so wrapped up in the details.
Stepmom Refuses to Give $30K to Stepchild for Europe Trip
Should stepchildren feel entitled to the wealth of their stepparents?. Having stepparents can be a difficult adjustment for some kids. Especially after seeing their parents separate, there can be lasting trauma due to the divorce. This may mean that some children may not be accepting of their stepparents.
The billionaire who lives in Chattanooga
This month, Forbes released its annual list of billionaires. 2,668 people made the list, but only one of them lives in Chattanooga. So let's take a quick look at the one billionaire who lives in Chattanooga.
Mom Refuses to Pay Camp Fees for Bully of Son
Does the parent of a bullying victim owe anything to the bully themselves?. As parents, you just want to see your children happy and thriving. However, something that can really harm their mental and emotional health is experiencing bullying. This can throw them into feelings of loneliness, isolation, and low self-esteem.
How to choose the best wealth tracking software
How much money do I have? How are my investments performing? Where is my wealth? How can I share my information with my loved ones? Simple questions that don’t always have simple answers. If you are like most of the wealthy people I know, you might have a spreadsheet that you update with irregular frequency to get a snapshot of your total wealth.
Woman Refuses to 'Credit God' for Financial Support
How much of raising kids is about divine intervention?. Many adults have the dream of one day becoming pregnant and having children. However, complications can happen when someone suffers from infertility. The CDC estimates that about 1 in 5 women suffer from infertility, and are unable to carry a child to term after 1 year of trying. On the flip side, other women can very easily become pregnant, and it might happen more often than intended.
Mom Refuses to Let Daughter Go on Trip After ‘Rude Treatment’ of Rich Family Members
There's nothing easy about parenting, and there are a lot of different parenting styles that can come into the mix. Regardless of the style, it's a parent's responsibility to raise a self-sufficient and productive member of society.