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<<I don't think he's a leech exactly.. he's very generous with his kids and his ex wife for that matter, and works very hard to support them all. There's something about college, that he just can't say no to his kids. He'll do anything to make it happen, including using his retirement money, taking money from his elderly father that doesn't have a lot, and asking his sister to co-sign on a loan as if it's no big deal. All those things really shock me. I think he's really just clueless, and somehow just not logical or rational.><>



That does sound better than being a leech ----that's good.

Still, he has a dangerous blind spot. If he wants to spend his own money on college for his children, even when he can't afford it, that's on him.

It's when he starts pressuring other family members to spend money, especially money they can't afford, that it becomes really bad.

But that's what you are recognizing. I hope you succeed in limiting the damage being done. And of course co-signing for a loan is a reliable formula for trashing someone's credit.


Good luck.



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