I'm not sure that there is a universally accepted "proper etiquette" when it comes to repaying a loan from a friend, but I feel it necessary to be absolutely fair in respect of the time value of ...
I am a US and French citizen and have bank accounts in both countries. One of my friends is a Permanent Resident in the US and also has French citizenship, with bank accounts in both countries. I ...
I an currently using Gnucash to manage my expenses. I am new to double-entry accounting and find many aspects of it to be confusing. Here's a situation that currently happens monthly. I'd like to know ...
I've thought of two approaches so far: Pool their money into my own brokerage account and simply split the gains/losses proportional to the amount of money that we've each contributed to the ...
I am considering setting up a personal kind of hedge fund / stock portfolio among friends. I am trying to figure out what kind of a legal agreement I should have them sign for investing with me to ...
Recently some of my friends (separately) asked if I could give them any specific advice or hints for managing their budget by looking at their earning and spending. Should I only dispense the standard ...
To give some background, I currently live with a couple of friends in a 3 bedroom apartment. The living arrangement is good however I'm tired of not building equity. I've tossed the idea out for two ...
Borrowed money from a friend for my business, & can't pay it back. Got a lawyer's letter. What can happen?
I borrowed some money from a friend of mine for use in my business and I am not able to pay back to him now due to the bad business. Actually, he put the money into my business first and later decided ...
My friend has taken out loan for his brother in law, and is a guaranteer for two other loans taken on his friend's name. Now he is not paying his EMI, and debt collectors are troubling us. Is there ...
How to avoid peer pressure from friends to spend money on shopping and at restaurants?
Hypothetical situation: A dear friend or family member comes to you and asks you to co-sign for their loan. Let's say the reason they need the money is not a life-or-death type of situation. ...
What are the pitfalls of loaning money to friends or family? Is there a right way to do it?