Today, I paid all of my parents debts...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Spookwriter, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    As you know, my father passed away on Christmas Day.
    Quite hard on Mom...56 years of marriage.

    Long time together.

    Dad left some debts. Debts Mom couldn't handle on her
    own. Didn't take some people very long to begin to harass
    her.

    She's stressed out. Hasn't been resting.

    Today I was blessed to be able to simply pay off every single
    debt my parents had. Just started at one end of of her bills and
    wrote to the other. Then put a few extra dollars in her account.

    For whatever time my mother has left on this earth, she will be
    taken care of.

    I'm not rich...but I had that much.

    So to be able to take this burden from my mom, I'm glad I
    was able to do that.

    Spook...
     
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  2. Scott H

    Scott H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That must have felt real good. Good for you!
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Your a good person Spook.....
     
  4. MamaRoo

    MamaRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't imagine how happy you must feel knowing that you were able to do that. It's a really really nice gift to give your mom simple peace.
     
  5. MamaHenSD

    MamaHenSD Out Of The Brooder

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    Awww. That's an incredibly kind gesture and I'm sure you've given her much peace of mind.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    That is wonderful [​IMG]
     
  7. bluesub

    bluesub Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Spook,

    We did that for my mother-in-law and it was something she worried about all the time - now she just has to keep current...
     
  8. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mother left no debts fortunately. My father on the other hand had £80,000 worth of credit card debt. An £80,000 loan that was supposed to pay off the credit card debt but didn't. Several cheque book accounts all with large over drafts and other loans with different banks all in it totalled about £250,000. According to UK law if you die without an estate as he did the debt dies with you so I pent three years telling banks to go away as they were not and did not get one penny from me.
     
  9. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mother left no debts fortunately. My father on the other hand had £80,000 worth of credit card debt. An £80,000 loan that was supposed to pay off the credit card debt but didn't. Several cheque book accounts all with large over drafts and other loans with different banks all in it totalled about £250,000. According to UK law if you die without an estate as he did the debt dies with you so I pent three years telling banks to go away as they were not and did not get one penny from me.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What beautiful thing to do. Always wished I would have been able to do that
     

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