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Asking about inheritance

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Oct 29, 2013. 9 Replies

Ok so this topic is a little wierd. At least for me, but here the situation. A few years before my grandpa died (two years ago) he bought 200 acres about an hour away from the main farm and a 1930…Continue

Help and Advice to get ahead and save to start business

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Sep 27, 2013. 30 Replies

ok so I admit it, I've never been the best with money and right now I've got bills piled up over my head and generally have no way to pay them. I get my paycheck and its usually gone by the end of…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude Sep 5, 2013. 2 Replies

New here. I aspire to raise buffalo but am currently stuck with my nose on the grindstone vainly trying to get caught up on bills. I love hunting and fishing and basically anything outdoors. Grew up…Continue

 

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David F. replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"Have a cup of coffee/ Tea and talk to her about the Car and the land.  Make her an offer on both.   If you can't / don't have the money up front, make her a part owner in the farm with a clear legal agreement that when she passes…"
Oct 29, 2013
Richard Durrant replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"Thanks that helps a lot. gives me a better idea of what angle I should be coming from and how to bring it up"
Oct 21, 2013
Penelope replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"3. Don't assume anything. Does she have a will? Have you seen it? A lot of people "never get around" to finalizing their estate plans. I'd think of it as operating on 2 fronts. The first is with your grandmother; the second is…"
Oct 21, 2013
Richard Durrant replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"I would agree that I'm not in a great position but none of her kids want it. For the most part the property is looked at as another one of grandpas compulsive senile buys and basically worthless."
Oct 21, 2013
Richard Durrant replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"I understand that, which is why I'm asking. I have no idea how I would ask for that much money. The estate consist mostly of land. The main farm will undoubtedly be left to my uncle as he has been running it for years and it is his as well as…"
Oct 21, 2013
Penelope replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"If you do this, you have to do it very carefully. No one is entitled to an inheritance. Your grandmother could leave all she owns to the Save the Redwoods League, and that would be the end of it. You're basically asking for a huge gift. How…"
Oct 21, 2013
James Proffitt replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"As a grandchild, I don't think you are in a great position of inheriting anything. If you buy the property from her now, her kids will inherit the proceeds and you might preserve peace in the family. But trying to get property directed to you…"
Oct 21, 2013
Richard Durrant replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"She know's about my interest in the Durant it's already been beautifully restored and is kept in a trailer. My fear is that if it is left to my uncle or someone else. the trailer will be employed for another use and the car will sit and…"
Oct 21, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Asking about inheritance
"While she's still with you ask her if you can ranch on the property.  You can also ask if you can fix up that old Durant out in the barn."
Oct 21, 2013
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Asking about inheritance

Ok so this topic is a little wierd. At least for me, but here the situation. A few years before my grandpa died (two years ago) he bought 200 acres about an hour away from the main farm and a 1930 Durant car as part of what I guess you could call a retirement crisis. both of which obviously became my grandmas after he passed. Nobody in my family has any interest in either of these. My Dad and my aunt's and uncle's see the car as a gas guzzling hunk of metal that tops out at 35 and don't want to…See More
Oct 21, 2013
Rob replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Help and Advice to get ahead and save to start business
"Tell me more about the spud harvest, please. Personal intererest. My reply to your original question is further down the thread somewhere."
Sep 27, 2013
Rob replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Help and Advice to get ahead and save to start business
"I appreciate the initiative you're showing in planning for your own business. Now you need to learn how to manage money because you won't be ready to run a business until you do.Have you ever heard the expression "Pay yourself…"
Sep 27, 2013
Andy replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Help and Advice to get ahead and save to start business
"Might I suggest that you look into Financial Peace University.  Check out Dave Ramsey @ daveramsey.com the guy is the real deal.   "
Sep 27, 2013
Chuck Knight replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Help and Advice to get ahead and save to start business
"Good point.     Regardless of what he chooses to do, doing his due diligence is *always* going to be good advice."
Sep 7, 2013
Richard Durrant replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Help and Advice to get ahead and save to start business
"thanks Liam, I found the article very helpful. And thanks for pointing out the p&p I think I threw that in before I got a chance to actually check how much it would cost and then forgot to change it"
Sep 7, 2013
Liam replied to Richard Durrant's discussion Help and Advice to get ahead and save to start business
"That's a good start. I'd suggest reading this article on the main forum. Consistent improvement and hard work will pay off on projects like this. And like said before all of the necessary learning can be done in the library, on help…"
Sep 7, 2013

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