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Money Vultures....aka heirs

January 28th, 2014 at 12:59 am

I paid $3874 towards the last CC today, leaving a balance of $20126. I am so excited to have that puppy PAID IN FULL. But we are still many paydays away from that goal.

My son is visiting and getting some repairs done at the country house. He and his family rented that house a few years ago and when they left, they left some things in dis-repair. He is here to fix them, which I really, really appreciate.

My ex's mother (grandmother to my 3 older kids) is very sick. She recently had surgery and the doctor slipped during the cauterization and burned a couple of deep holes internally. She is 81 and it's not looking look good for her. It is sad to see how quickly the family vultures started circling both her and her bank accounts. She has always been a VERY frugal woman and I am sure has amassed a sizeable nest egg. Unfortunately, her son (my ex) and her brother are both trying to gain control of her finances- neither with her best intentions in mind. It breaks my heart to see her being hurt by those who supposedly 'love' her, focusing on her money instead of her health and wellbeing. I know this is all too common when it comes to money and heirs. I hope all works out for her. My kids are planning to go visit their gramma once things settle down a little. It sounds like its a pretty hostile situation right now. Frown



5 Responses to “Money Vultures....aka heirs”

  1. PatientSaver Says:

    The doctor "slipped?" Sounds like grounds for a lawsuit, I hate to say.

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Sorry about your kids' grandmother...very unfortunate. It is scary how greed makes vultures out of folks.

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    Congrats on that big payment on your credit card! Do you expect it to be paid off this year?

  4. Thrifty Ray Says:

    PatientSaver- yes, it very well could be a lawsuit. It caused pretty bad damage.

    rob62521- thank you, it is very sad how other peoples money can bring out the worst in some.

    CCF- YES!!! Goal is to have it paid by mid year. Big Grin

  5. Looking Forward Says:

    That is a big chunk to the cc - YAY! Big Grin
    It is disgusting how people act about getting "loved ones" money and property. And very sad too.

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