A twenty-six-year-old woman and her husband just got married this past month. And after returning home from her honeymoon, she decided to discuss the wedding– and her parent’s gift– with her sister.
The pair of sisters were both fortunate enough to have been raised in a wealthy household. Both of their parents made large salaries and generously supported the siblings.
“But, they still raised my sister and me to be hard-working and not dependent on them as adults,” she clarified.
So now, she and her sister are both excelling in well-compensated positions and are financially stable.
Her sister’s husband is also in a field where he is able to make a significant annual sum. But, her own husband is in an industry with less income growth.
“My husband loves his job, but it is not one that has a ton of earning potential. We met in college, though, so I always knew this was his plan, and we are very happy with our setup,” she explained.
Nonetheless, while discussing her parents’ wedding gift with her sister, she realized there was a big discrepancy. Apparently, her sister received a sum much larger than her.
It all began after her sister asked if she and her husband were planning to use their wedding gift for a home renovation.
But, this immediately puzzled her– because even after saving up for the renovation, the wedding gift would not make a dent in the cost.
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