Her Parents Claimed She’d Get The Lion’s Share Of Their Will If She Cares For Them In Their Old Age, But She’s Not Sure If Agreeing To This Deal Is Really Worth It

fizkes - - illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

Throughout this woman’s entire life, her parents have always been very upfront regarding their perspective on their money. More specifically, her parents believe that they can do whatever they please with their savings.

“They will not help their children if they financially struggle, and if there is nothing left for us in the will when they pass, well, tough,” she explained.

However, now that her parents are getting older, they’ve begun talking about what they hope to happen once they start requiring physical help and care. Her parents have also made one thing crystal clear: they don’t want any strangers caring for them.

Rather, her parents would prefer that either she or her siblings step up and take on a caregiver role. That way, they can remain comfortable and live in their own home.

“They’ve also said that whichever one of us chooses to do this will get the lion’s share of the will,” she recalled.

Now, upon learning her parents’ plan, the offer was pretty tempting. She realizes that her siblings already make a lot more money than she does. So, getting a larger piece of their inheritance would allow her to be secure and comfortable once she gets older.

Not to mention, she has been working as a Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA) for over 10 years. That’s why she believes she’d be much more “okay” caring for her parents in ways that her siblings just aren’t used to.

“Which is probably also why I’m the only one my parents actually mentioned this ‘deal’ to,” she said.

Once she gave the idea some more thought, though, she realized that caring for her parents might not actually be “worth it.” She’s worried that she’ll just end up providing round-the-clock care for years in exchange for a small amount of upfront pay.

fizkes – – illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

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