GOBankingRates: How To Best Handle These 4 Messy Money Matters That Happen With Family

Outlet: GOBankingRates

A relative has asked you for money — either a loan or a gift — and you’re not sure what to do. Joyce Marter, a licensed psychotherapist and author of “The Financial Mindset Fix: A Mental Fitness Program for an Abundant Life,” said it’s fine to give them the funds, under certain circumstances. “[If] you — and your partner if you have one — feel 100% clear about giving money to this person, trust they will use it for the reason requested and are comfortable with never receiving it back, [then it’s fine to do so],” she said.

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