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Take the money, say thank you very much for your help; then continue to pay for the CC debt yourself. This is not worth any kind of turmoil it may cause between your family. It's not worth it!

My daughter recently graduated in May and I told her I would pay her undergrad student loans (all total ~$8K). Now, if she had any CC debt (thankfully she didn't) I wouldn't pay anything toward it. I'll pay the student loans because that's what I told her I would do.

Maybe your parents see paying $10K on the student loans has helping you with an expense that they couldn't do before.
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