10 Better Judgments About Telling People You Inherited a Large Amount of Money

Financial independence is a common dream. Most people don’t like working daily to survive, although some enjoy their labor.

But what happens if you are gifted with a large amount of money, enough to make it possible for you to quit your job and retire?

The First Rule Of The FI Club

Hands down, the most popular answer was not to tell anyone about your situation.

Are They Your Friends?

A big question for forum members about this situation is whether or not  the people who are so curious about your finances are your friends.

Practice Stealth Wealth

Stealth wealth is a concept where a wealthy person lives below their means and keeps a lid on how much money they have.

Sidestep and Stay Firm

It is your right to be private about your finances if you want. You  aren’t required to answer every question asked of you, especially if  doing so makes you feel uncomfortable.

Have A Plausible Story Ready

You can also give people a plausible story to answer their nosy  questions. Some stated that this means you are lying to your friends, but it is a white lie at best.

Never Talk About Your Finances

Friendships have rules and parameters, and a particularly great piece of  advice on the forum is to not talk about your finances, period.

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