Mom Inherits Fortune, Kids Demand College Debt Payoff 😲

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Imagine inheriting a fortune that could change your life, only to have your adult children demand you use it to pay off their college debt. That's the dilemma one mom is facing after her father's passing left her with a sizable inheritance. She and her husband have decided to sell the inherited properties and use the money for their retirement and a dream trip around the world. But their kids are not happy about it. 😟 Let's dive into this family drama and see if mom's decision is justified or if she should reconsider. 🤔

A Young Mom's Sacrifice 💔

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Marriage and Middle-Class Life 💍

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Three Kids, All Grown Up 👩‍👧‍👦

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College Funds and Debts 🎓💰

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Inheritance: A Ticket to Retirement? 🏖️

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Dream Trip Around the World 🌍

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Kids' Reaction: Not So Happy 😠

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A Heated Argument 🔥

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Mom and Dad vs. Kids 🥊

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Edit: Ages and Inheritance Details 📝

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Family Tradition 🌳

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Mom's Inheritance Dilemma: Dream Trip or College Debt? 🤷

This 44-year-old mom of three adult children is facing a tough decision after inheriting a fortune from her late father. She and her husband plan to sell the inherited properties and use the money for their retirement and a dream trip around the world. 🌍✈️ However, their kids are upset that they won't use the money to pay off their college debts. The mom, who sacrificed a lot for her family, is determined to finally do what she wants and live her dream. 😤 But are her kids right in asking for help with their debt? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation.

Kids demand college debt payoff, but NTA says no way!

geegeepark | geegeepark

NTA, enjoy your retirement and life, your kids aren't entitled. 😊

ApartLocksmith1 | ApartLocksmith1

Inheritance dispute turns ugly over college debt payoff. ESH.

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Inheritance is hers, kids have no right to demand payoff 😍

TheGreatAndMinorPlot | TheGreatAndMinorPlot

NTA. You've worked hard to provide for your kids 👏

alek_hiddel | alek_hiddel

Parent refuses to pay off kids' college debt. NTA 👍

riano25 | riano25

User calls out OP for emotionally manipulative sacrifice comment. ESH.

psychmajorvia | psychmajorvia

Inheritance isn't entitlement. NTA. Go grieve in Paris. 🙌

Salthepizzagenius | Salthepizzagenius

Unanimous ruling surprises commenter, suggests some money be passed down. 😕

kumacrybby | kumacrybby

Parent struggles with inheritance and kids' college debt. 💰

flowers4u | flowers4u

Kids demand college debt payoff, but commenter says mom's NTA.

Admirable_Mud_7423 | Admirable_Mud_7423

Education is important, parents should finish the job 👍

WrongPromise | WrongPromise

Harsh reply to entitled kids demanding college debt payoff 😲

BrushedSpud | BrushedSpud

Parenting is a choice, don't use it as a sacrifice card 🙄

knitmyproblem | knitmyproblem

Transforming properties into rental pieces for a lifetime income stream 💰

FrequentWay | FrequentWay

User calls out parent for referring to child as 'the child' 😒

NukaDadd | NukaDadd

Parent's responsibility to prioritize child's college over personal enjoyment. YTA.

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Kids demand college debt payoff, commenter suggests public college alternative. NTA.

whyteetprivyledge | whyteetprivyledge

NTA, but get financial advice before quitting jobs to travel 💰

Jallenrix | Jallenrix

Parent called out for not helping kids with debt 😔

BlazingSun96th | BlazingSun96th

Kids expect too much, but mom should consider leaving inheritance.

mcclards | mcclards

Entitled kids demand payoff, but commenter says enjoy life instead 😊

RhiRhi202 | RhiRhi202

Harsh criticism for a parent who won't pay off college debt 😞

Just_here2020 | Just_here2020

Parental sacrifice can't be used as a guilt-trip. NTA

srhlzbth731 | srhlzbth731

Inheriting fortune, choosing travel over kids' debt, selfish? 🤔

PRNmeds | PRNmeds

Mom refuses to pay off children's college debt. NTA 👍

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Secure retirement > Kids' college debt. NTA 👍

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Parenting comes with sacrifices, but don't blame your kids. NTA.

MeiMei91 | MeiMei91

NTA - Enjoy the money, but still be there for your kids 👍

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Compromise with your kids and offer them a few grand 👍

MusicalMarijuana | MusicalMarijuana

Parent shares experience of paying for kids' college with inheritance.

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Teach people how to treat you. Entitled kids. ESH 😑

gosia0116 | gosia0116

Parental responsibility vs entitlement: A delicate balance 👨🏻‍💻

bufallll | bufallll

Parent prioritizes inheritance over children's education 😲

Gonetilnovemberish | Gonetilnovemberish

Kids ask for help with college debt, commenters show hostility 😒

bmedgetsdead | bmedgetsdead

Inheritance is a deliberate plan by your father. YTA if you don't help your own kids. 😲

thepromiseman | thepromiseman

User warns mom about overspending and suggests starting a business 🚡

gravis_tunn | gravis_tunn

Expectations of inheritance and generosity questioned. College fund debated. 🤔

communistlovebug | communistlovebug

NTA for inheritance, but AH for blaming children's birth.

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Parenting debate: Who should pay for children's education? YTA verdict.

princessonthesteeple | princessonthesteeple

Travel and enjoy your money, but don't burn bridges with family 😊

neverjuliet | neverjuliet

Paying off kids' college debt vs. traveling the world 🤔

reddogsoul | reddogsoul

Parental sacrifice can lead to resentment. NTA, but communicate better 👍

DiligentOstrich | DiligentOstrich

Inheritance creates entitlement debate among family 🤔

jjandia4 | jjandia4

GenXer agrees mom's NTA, but highlights rising college costs 😮

KarenIsMyNameO | KarenIsMyNameO

Fair amount for college, inheritance split may be appropriate 💰

Strivingtosucceed | Strivingtosucceed

Is prioritizing individualism over generational wealth always bad? 🤔

bankbag | bankbag

Leaving an inheritance is important, NTA if planned wisely 👍

GothicToast | GothicToast

American education system sucks, but NTA for not paying debt 💸

thatbinchhh | thatbinchhh

NTA. Kids need to put on big boy pants and stop entitlement 😲

yemi_yemi | yemi_yemi

NTA calls out US education system for leaving students in debt 😱

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Be mindful of phrasing to avoid making kids feel unwanted 😔

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User calls out selfish mom for not paying off kids' debt 😲

KetohnoIcheated | KetohnoIcheated

Broke college students vs. parents touring the world 🌎 YTA

filipinofishboy | filipinofishboy

A scathing comment on OP's selfish financial decision. 💸

Ifeels0sadddd | Ifeels0sadddd

Parental dilemma: pay off kids' debt or make them pay back? 🤔

HowToNotBeShort | HowToNotBeShort

Parenting goal is a better life for kids. YTA.

lordbobofthebobs | lordbobofthebobs

Debt entitlement of kids. Cultural differences in higher education systems.

bananasovercherries | bananasovercherries

Debt-free mom sparks entitlement debate among commenters 🤔

CGoode87 | CGoode87

NTA, kids responsible for their debts. Enjoy your fortune 😎

crimsiris | crimsiris

Enjoy your windfall and explore the world! NTA 🎉

sequinsdress | sequinsdress

NTA. Commenter encourages mom to enjoy life after sacrifice. 🎉

Primary-Bullfrog-653 | Primary-Bullfrog-653

Kids demand college debt payoff, but NTA dad shuts them down

dickfuck8202 | dickfuck8202

Enjoy your fortune, NTA. Kids will get over it. 😊

tabatharocks | tabatharocks

User shares personal experience, supports mom's decision. 👍

OHRavenclaw | OHRavenclaw

Suggests compromise with a fun twist 🏝️

lovesickandroid | lovesickandroid

Generous parent, ungrateful kids. NTA for keeping inheritance. 🙄

kritz0 | kritz0

Respectful comment on inheritance and family values. 👍

Niboomy | Niboomy

Inheritance vs. College Debt: YTA, but legally right 😕

dragonaute | dragonaute

Parent called out for not paying kids' college debt 😑

EpyonComet | EpyonComet

NTA. Enjoy your hard-earned money and don't feel guilty 👏

raerae6672 | raerae6672

NTA. Inspiring story of hard work and independence 💪

groceriesN1trip | groceriesN1trip

Redditors agree: OP is NTA for not paying kids' debt 👍

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Kids demand debt payoff, commenter calls them entitled assholes. NTA.

teijiteijiteiji | teijiteijiteiji

Generous advice on inheritance and family dynamics 👍

raysterr | raysterr

Debt-shaming in wealthy families, even after inheritance 🤔

baycommuter | baycommuter

Grad student shares perspective on college debt, supports mom's decision. 💪

murderdeity | murderdeity

Skeptical commenter questions motives behind inheritance reveal 🤔

LVRunner | LVRunner

Parenting is a lifetime commitment, but adult children are responsible. NTA 👏

sommedawg | sommedawg

Inheritance is a gift, kids not entitled to it. NAH

courageous20seconds | courageous20seconds

Supportive comment reminds mom to prioritize her own happiness 😊

mimichacha768 | mimichacha768

Inheriting fortune, kids demand debt payoff. NTA but expect friction.

jayhoob | jayhoob

NTA. Worked hard to save for kids, not obligated to pay debt.

NotSoAverage_sister | NotSoAverage_sister

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