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Have you ever had to ask for help?

For groceries or paying a bill? Rent maybe? The way the economy is right now, I wonder if people know how bad others are struggling?

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LancesMom

Asked by LancesMom at 5:52 PM on Jun. 25, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • I've borrowed money from my parents. I pay them back though. And its never for normal bills, only unexpected things.
    AmazingAmanda

    Answer by AmazingAmanda at 5:55 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • yes but not recently
    inkydorei

    Answer by inkydorei at 5:55 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Before my husband graduated from college, money was pretty tight. Our parents helped out with things for our son every once in a while.
    Erin814

    Answer by Erin814 at 6:08 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Yes. But like AmazingAmanda said, for something unexpected. And we paid my parents back right away.
    Robsmommy

    Answer by Robsmommy at 6:39 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Only once. We were buying our house and had all the money we needed for the down payment and closing, but no extra. We borrowed $1000 from my parents, ended up not needing it and paid it back when we got our next paycheck.
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 10:05 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • yes but not recently. We were lucky enough to not be too negatively effected by the economy.
    mrsjonzy

    Answer by mrsjonzy at 10:56 AM on Jun. 26, 2010

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