Should you ever loan a friend money?

SHOULD YOU EVER LOAN A FRIEND MONEY?

  Dear L.C., Under what circumstances (if any) is it ok to loan a friend a significant sum of money?     That is such a tough question. And all though my knee-jerk response may be NONE & NEVER!! The truth of the matter is, a question like this deserves serious consideration. Things to consider:…

Should I Hire My Friend When I Will Be Her Direct Manager?

  What do you do when your friend applies for a job at your company, where you will be her direct manager? Check out one reader’s experience and my advice on how she may handle this situation. Dear L.C., I’m a 30 something-year-old female working in corporate America. I am highly respected within my company.…

My BFF Abruptly Ended Our Friendship

What do you do when your best friend ends the relationship? Check out one reader’s experience and my advice on how she should respond.   Dear L.C., I am a 30 something-year-old woman with a husband and children. For reasons, I am not sure of, my childhood friend has chosen to end our friendship. We…