Mom's UNBELIEVABLE Mistake Costs Daughter THOUSANDS 😱💸

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🤑 Buckle up, folks! We've got a juicy tale of investing, family drama, and a whole lot of money talk! 💸 When this dad decided to set up investment accounts for his kids, he thought he was giving them a head start in life. But little did he know, a drunken beach debate would lead to a full-blown family meltdown! 🌴🍹 Get ready for a wild ride as we dive into this family's financial fiasco! 😱

🤑 Investing for the Kids' Future! 💰

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💸 $10K to Start, $100/Month, and Some Risky Moves 📈

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🍼 Daughter Born, Another Account Opened 👶

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🏖️ Beach Debate: "Anybody Can Invest!" 🗣️

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🤝 Wife Takes Control, Hubby Relents 🙇‍♂️

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💥 Blowout Fight: Son's Inheritance Revealed 😱

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🤐 Dad Stays Mum, Points to Mom 👉

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🤬 Dad Flips His Lid, Refuses to Combine Accounts 😤

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🤷‍♂️ EDIT: Wife Had Full Control, Hubby Trusted Her 🙏

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💰 EDIT 2: Account Balances at Time of Challenge 💸

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🚘 EDIT 3: Tempted to Take the Money and Run! 🏃‍♂️

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🤔 EDIT 4: A Fair Solution? Show the Kids the Statements! 📊

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Family Feud: Mom's Bad Investments Spark Inheritance Inequality!

Well, well, well...looks like this family's investment adventure took a turn for the dramatic! Dad thought he was doing the right thing by setting up accounts for both kids, but when Mom took over their daughter's account, things went south faster than a snowbird in winter! Now, with a $44K difference between the siblings' inheritances, tensions are running higher than the stock market during a bull run! The internet has spoken, and it seems like splitting the accounts evenly might be the way to go. But Dad's got a plan to make sure the kids know exactly who's responsible for the financial fumble. Will this family find a way to invest in their relationships, or will they be stuck in a bear market of bitterness? Stay tuned, folks!

ESH made a drunken bet, daughter pays the price, pride over family 🤦‍♂️

sour_lemons | sour_lemons

Father's plan to punish daughter for mom's mistake backfires. ESH.

Throwaway51276 | Throwaway51276

Parent's inaction leads to financial inequality and YTA judgement 🤪

BoredAgain0410 | BoredAgain0410

Unequal investment returns causing family conflict. YTA. 🤒

AcingSpades | AcingSpades

Holding a grudge for 20 years over a drunken comment 😬

lexisplays | lexisplays

Parents' negligence costs daughter thousands, but son shouldn't suffer. ESH.

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Parental favoritism can have long-lasting consequences 😔

captnunderpanties | captnunderpanties

Compromise with daughter and son, wife has no say anymore. 🚩

Xenavire | Xenavire

Harsh criticism for a parent's selfish actions 💯

Friendly_Leader_2090 | Friendly_Leader_2090

Gamer family feud: Should the mom have used her son's account?

Throwaway8872438 | Throwaway8872438

🤔 Commenter questions OP's involvement and communication with wife.

MultipleDinosaurs | MultipleDinosaurs

Split it evenly and don't punish your daughter for your wife's mistake 👍

Weak-Status | Weak-Status

🤔 Don't overlook this crucial detail about the wife's decision

NoParlayNoFood | NoParlayNoFood

ESH comment: Both parents suck and kids are affected 😕

Quaker16 | Quaker16

Negligence costs daughter thousands. YTA for not taking over.

mf9769 | mf9769

INFO: Accounts in parents' names, dad quadrupled son's fund. ESH.

axw3555 | axw3555

ESH. Daughter feels entitled, wife allowed stagnation, and father is petty.

animemommy | animemommy

Father's favoritism causes financial inequality, leads to resentment. YTA 🤯

Heyllamamama | Heyllamamama

ESH but son should get whole account, daughter needs additional funds 💰

pbc85 | pbc85

Fairness concerns raised as daughter pays for parents' mistakes 💪

Gralb_the_muffin | Gralb_the_muffin

Daughter gets screwed over in dad's investment competition 🤦‍♂️

thatonepersoniam | thatonepersoniam

Money shouldn't divide families. ESH needs to prioritize their kids.

YMMV-But | YMMV-But

Father criticized for punishing daughter because of his mistake. 😔

fittoniamaniabania | fittoniamaniabania

Should parents treat their children's accounts equally? ESH.

parallelmeme | parallelmeme

Debate on who's to blame for financial disaster continues 🤔

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User accuses parent of 😡 decision-making in daughter's inheritance

greenseraphima | greenseraphima

Parents' bet on investing backfires, unfairly punishing daughter. ESH 👎🏻

MildlyVexatious | MildlyVexatious

User accuses OP of being the a**hole for not treating family equally.

izaby | izaby

Pride got in the way and daughter suffered. 😔 🤷‍♂️

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Divided family, wife is the a-hole for starting the fire 🔥

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Parenting fail leads to punishment for daughter. ESH/YTA. 😱

ladypuffsalot | ladypuffsalot

Daughter gets $44k less because of wife's mistake? YTA 😱

jenemb | jenemb

Parents should be accountable for their financial decisions 👍

alsbigdeal | alsbigdeal

Did OP knowingly let his wife ruin his daughter's future? ESH 🤷‍♂️

Past_Elephant_7102 | Past_Elephant_7102

User questions wife's spending, suggests selling valuables to compensate.

NoParlayNoFood | NoParlayNoFood

NTA. Wife could have admitted her mistake and paid back.

erstwhile02 | erstwhile02

Both parents need to prioritize daughter's financial future equally 😒

LivingDeeLife | LivingDeeLife

Couple's lack of communication leads to messed up situation 🤔

simba1998 | simba1998

Daughter learns harsh lessons as parents prioritize proving points 💸

diffy13 | diffy13

A financial planner and marriage counselor could be helpful here 💰💑

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Parental favoritism leads to ESH judgement and unfortunate daughter outcome.

theonewithbrownhair | theonewithbrownhair

Don't let a mistake cost your daughter. YTA judgement.

Kakiston | Kakiston

Parenting fail: Daughter suffers from parents' unequal treatment 😢

-astronautical | -astronautical

Husband and wife both at fault for daughter's loss 🤷‍♂️

repthe732 | repthe732

Parents' prideful competition harms daughter's future investments. ESH.

HistoricalInaccurate | HistoricalInaccurate

Don't let pettiness harm your family. Split the money and move on 👍

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Edits make OP seem insensitive and stubborn. YTA 👎

purple_bumblereee | purple_bumblereee

Parents criticized for not helping daughter's account, but son's okay 🤷‍♂️

oliversmom19 | oliversmom19

A fiery comment calls out unfair parenting - ESH 🔥

Little_Utterword | Little_Utterword

Disapproving comment about selfish husbands/fathers on the sub. 😑

Lodigo | Lodigo

Editing parenting arrangements to punish spouse makes you manipulative TA 😒

NoSpoonsLeft-M | NoSpoonsLeft-M

Split the money evenly to avoid regret. ESH.

rinkijinx | rinkijinx

Parent blamed for punishing daughter for wife's mistake 🤯

MundaneReference | MundaneReference

Splitting the money but don't use kids as punishment 🚫

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Choosing to 'win' against your spouse could cost you everything 😬

SarcasmCynic | SarcasmCynic

Parents' drunken bet mortgaged daughter's future, ESH for negligence. 😬

MendelWeisenbachfeld | MendelWeisenbachfeld

Investing lesson gone wrong. ESH and hurt daughter.

Avijel | Avijel

OP's negligence and pettiness cost their child thousands 💸😔

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User calls out OP and spouse for immature behavior 👀

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Parenting conflict: Daughter suffers for parents' mistake 😢

boinktheclown | boinktheclown

Invest in a little compassion, YTA. Don't punish your daughter.

Kewege | Kewege

Daughter not at fault, OP sets her up to fail ❌

sleeplessnights86 | sleeplessnights86

Grow up and stop painting your wife as the a**hole 🙄

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Intense backlash to a father's actions towards his daughter's college fund 😱

Seamus_McBurly | Seamus_McBurly

User calls out OP for being a jerk, but praises fair decision.

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YTA prioritizes ego over daughter's education for 20 years 🤯

shyuwgirl | shyuwgirl

Man wants to take $15K, blames wife, and becomes biggest a-hole. YTA 👎

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Angry commenter calls out sexism and calls OP an a**hole 💯

Ohcrumbcakes | Ohcrumbcakes

A commenter calls out an immature parent for blaming his wife for their financial mistakes.

omgXcoffeetime | omgXcoffeetime

User questions father's actions in a judgmental tone.

mellybelly1023 | mellybelly1023

Parent unfairly punishes daughter for mother's mistakes. YTA confirmed 👎

dreamsuggestor | dreamsuggestor

Is pettiness worth the tension it causes in families? 🤔

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User calls out OP for trying to punish wife through daughter 😡

so-maya | so-maya

Daughter upset with ESH parents for costly mistake 😢

Athrynne | Athrynne

Daughter pays for parents' mistake? ESH! No logical reason. 😑

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Father and mother prioritize being 'right' over daughter's future 😱

Nomegusta111 | Nomegusta111

Unequal bet causes family rift, ESH except the kids 😓

dogsaregreat6 | dogsaregreat6

Daughter suffers from parents' "pissing contest" 💦🍺

deansterW | deansterW

Married couple's arrogance ruined their kids' future 😡

wonderwife | wonderwife

Investing gets an apology after mom's costly mistake. YTA.

EstebanElFuego | EstebanElFuego

Parent's monstrous mistake causes daughter's financial ruin. 🤷‍♀️

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