Travel and a golden retirement: A squandered inheritance: “Am I selfish because I resent my parents?”

Travel and a golden retirement: A squandered inheritance: “Am I selfish because I resent my parents?”
Travel and a golden retirement: A squandered inheritance: “Am I selfish because I resent my parents?”

A 34-year-old British man is annoyed that his parents, now retired, go on vacation all year round and spend a lot of money. Foresighted, the man is already thinking about what will remain for his inheritance.

The parents of a 34-year-old British man are making the most of their retirement (illustrative image).

Benno Schwinghammer/dpa-tmn

My inheritance is being squandered, explains this 34-year-old Englishman in an article in the “Daily Mail”, in which he takes aim at his parents. They are enjoying the retired life traveling the world, from Ibiza to Thailand to the Caribbean. A major problem for the thirty-year-old who sees his inheritance disappear little by little. “Am I selfish because I blame my parents for wasting money that should be mine?” he asks himself desperately.

His legacy, due to the passion of the two retirees for travel, is in fact running out and there will be almost nothing left. This is why he calls his parents “selfish.”

Postcards

The Briton fears running out of money: “At 34, I am still a tenant and I live from day to day. Unlike baby boomers, my generation is not used to professional fulfillment through a permanent job for life. There won’t even be any money left for the grandchildren,” he says indignantly.

The question that arises is: what will be left as a legacy? The man already knows the answer: an increasingly large collection of postcards…

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