6 Financial Deadbeats to Avoid

the-fundraiser

The perpetual fund raiser. Everyone has one: the co-worker or neighbor who constantly raises money for her son’s basketball team. (The kids need new sneakers, new uniforms, and now they need a pair of back-up sneakers to match their new warm-up suits.) Once, maybe even twice, is understandable. But three strikes and you’re out. How many candy bars could you possibly eat?  (OK, don’t answer that.) When the donation box comes around, politely decline.  If the culprit is your neighbor, close the blinds and pretend you're not home.

The perpetual fund raiser. Everyone has one: the co-worker or neighbor who constantly raises money…