Yan had two choices for survival: restaurant work, or a gig at a clothing factory.
My mother has been in the military, started her own business, traveled to trade shows, been a stay-at-home mom, and worked as an engineer. Here’s her story.
My parents are physically healthy. They’re also capable of (and committed to) living independently. But they’re no longer capable of managing their own money.
“If you need money, don’t ask us,” they said. “Because our answer will always be no.”
She’s spent through her own savings and has been living on my financial support.
I’m the last of my siblings to still live with my parents.
What are we going to do?
It’s time for another Billfold call for pitches—and this month, the theme is parents.
I don’t want my parents to worry about bills they can’t pay once they don’t have an income.