How do you handle the awkward situation of having a friend who earns more money than you do? Does this put the kibosh on a friendship?
Natasha Burton recently tackled the tricky situation of income inequality between friends and the impact it can have on relationships.
What can you do to make sure that money doesn’t ruin a friendship?
On Forbes.com, journalist Nancy Rones offers advice on how to lend money to friends or family.
Disparities in income and lifestyle can complicate friendships. In her recent article on UK publication, The Debrief (which targets 20-something females), features editor Vicky Spratt makes the point that when people are in high school and college they are more likely to be on an even playing field.
Lauren Lyons Cole writes about best friends who by virtue of their lifestyles wind up at opposite ends of the pay scale.
Coupled with high expectations, the stresses of traveling with a friend can tax even close relationships.