O'Reilly logo

The Debt-Free Spending Plan by Joanneh Nagler

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

8

image

“Mom, Can I Borrow…?”

How to Stop Asking for Money and Start Paying It Back

The most common thing I encounter in my Debt-Free Living coaching is unpaid family and personal loans. It’s as if, for debtors, our most intimate loans are invisible to us. When we’re in money trouble, we often first stop paying back the loans given us by our parents, our siblings, or our friends. We figure they’ll “understand.” My guess is that because there is no credit collector at the other end of these private loans, and often no interest, we feel we can skate on them “until things get better.” The trouble with that argument is that because we’re debtors, there ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required