Are you comfortable lending money to your family and friends?

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (7 posts)
  1. jpcmc profile image89
    jpcmcposted 5 years ago

    Are you comfortable lending money to your family and friends?

    They say it's harder to manage relationships when money is involved.

  2. profile image0
    Joanne M Olivieriposted 5 years ago

    I have learned never to lend money to anyone.  If someone I know needs money whether it be a family member or friend, if I have it, I will just give it to them without any expectation of being paid back.  You are right in that lending money can be hazardous to any relationship.

    1. jpcmc profile image89
      jpcmcposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's so kind of you.  I hope there are more people like you.

  3. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    I could loan money to my grown children without a problem or their spouses.

    But I would not be comfortable loaning money to friends.  If they are reliable people, then they can get the loan from a bank.  If they cannot quality for a loan from the bank then I certainly am not going to loan what little I have.

  4. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 5 years ago

    I believe if you loan money that you can do without getting back then it's much easier. However if that is the case instead of making it loan I would just give it to them. If they insist on paying me back then that is fine.
    For the most part I don't loan money and I try just as hard not to borrow money either. In fact I pay off all my credit cards each month. It took me years to develop that mindset instead of paying minimum payments.

  5. My Cute Baker profile image61
    My Cute Bakerposted 5 years ago

    No, borrowing and lending can make even good relationships hard
    I tend to just give if I can, if I can't we call it a loan and then I forget about it and am pleasantly surprised when I get something back later
    I hate having to borrow, but sometimes things happen and you are in a situation where you need to. I pay back as fast as possible any time I do borrow, but it still makes things awkward with some people. Some types like to hold things over you regardless.

  6. lburmaster profile image81
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Not at all. Why don't they have the money? Didn't they plan ahead? All of my siblings have done the Dave Ramsey program and should know better. As for friends, we don't ask each other for money. Most importantly, what is the money for? If it's for a house, they could just wait and save the money instead of burdening me with pulling it out of my pocket. If they need a vehicle, they could be driven around by a friend or family member. They should have car insurance to handle most problems. Medical bills, read the payment plans again. Student loans, it's only $50 a month required.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)