Leaving your wealth to your children is something that most Millionaires and Billionaires disagree with. I came across a poll by a famous internet marketer the other day that asked would you leave your money to your kids?
At first, I thought yes sure why not, I would teach them to be responsible with their money before they acquired an inheritance.
Thinking now, my thoughts have changed. Although I would leave some of my wealth or if not all to my daughter there would be a stipulation clause that she would have to adhere to before she could get her hands on it.
Currently, she has just started Marketing and Business Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University and is in a relationship with a person I disapprove of. I am hoping that as the weeks, months progress she will meet other people and re-evaluate her boyfriend’s choices without me interfering.
His attitude towards me and body language says it all and if he could he would have whisked her away a long time ago but she wants to live with me for the time being as deep down I think she knows this person she calls her boyfriend is not a perfect match for her.
Imagine if I popped my clogs and he ended up rolling around in the wealth my daughter inherited I would be coming back to haunt him. This is similar to someone associated in my family that is rolling around in money after my brother’s passing. She now sits on her almighty throne and has bitten the hand that feeds her. Had my brother been alive today and knew I reached out to her and she did not help me (it was not financial help btw, it was something else), I am sure he would not have left her a single penny.
So I have thought and need to re-write my will that my daughter only inherits my assets on the condition her current boyfriend (L) is not in the picture. However, she could easily get around this if he was. So I am now thinking of skipping a generation entirely or donating all my wealth to charity. Over my dead body is he going to get any of the money I have worked really hard for.
He cannot stand me and the feeling is mutual, when he comes into my home he never says hello, and whilst in Lockdown last year he did not once thank me or buy me a box of chocolates or flowers. He tells lies and accuses me of things I have not said or done, hoping to drive a wedge between my daughter and I. Hoping my daughter will choose him over me.
Imagine if they got married God forbid but imagine if they did, I have absolutely nothing in common with this family and certainly would not want to be associated with them or be in the same room as them.
The thing is “he who laughs last laughs the longest” so if they do happen to stay together, imagine when he learns my daughter was penalized financially because he showed me no respect.
Being happy for your child means you are happy for the right choices they make not the bad ones. How can you be happy for a child who has made the wrong choice? You cannot say well they have to live with it, sure, but what parent stands by and lets their child suffer? Yes, you are supposed to love your child unconditionally but to support your child when they have done wrong makes you a bad parent.
A parent that can foresee the future of the consequences of their child’s actions is not going to let them ruin their lives. I wish my parents had intervened when I was in my teens and early 20’s. They should have been more assertive with me and said this is what is going to happen and you have to do and this or else and who you should stay clear from. However, I never had a close relationship with my parents until the latter years.
I was fortunate in the fact none of my boyfriend’s parents especially their mother’s liked me. I came from a working-class background whilst my boyfriends came from the middle class, so the classes clashed.
Not only that my parents were foreign and even though my father came to the UK during WWII and was granted permanent residency by Winston Churchill because he fought with the British and was awarded a medal of honor, it still makes my blood boil that only a few days ago my parents by someone who is well educated and I have known for nearly 40 years, was labeled immigrants when in fact they were nothing of the sort, as my father had dual nationality and so did my mother after the ‘Home Office’ suggested a marriage proposal for her to stay in the UK indefinitely.
So looking back I understood my parents and my life choices that could have been avoided, but I do not blame them as it was my choice at the end of the day as it is now, hence, hopefully, my daughter will understand me when the time comes.
You can read about famous people not leaving money to their children below:
I canceled some of my hostings at the end of July 2021, I phoned the beginning of August to confirm I had canceled my hosting and was told it had been canceled.
In September I noticed payments had left my account which seemed high so I checked my invoices and found that the hosting I had canceled in July had been charged to my account and the money had left my bank account.
I proceeded to email IONOS to firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com and finally firstname.lastname@example.org
I had two replies to my emails requesting I submit proof I was overcharged. I did that without question but then had no replies to my emails.
What that meant was I had to cross-reference every contract, invoice, date, and amount.
I proceeded to phone IONOS for a total of 5 hours and 49 minutes since I started my complaint, to be told each time that they were trying to put me through to a supervisor that by coincidence every time I phoned the supervisors were in a meeting.
I said to one customer service person that it was their job cross-reference and not mine and if I was to do that considering I have 63 contracts I will charge them for my time and was told to send in an invoice.
So today was the last straw I phoned again and again all supervisors were in meetings which in reality meant they were not accepting my calls because they have no intention of resolving this issue.
I was told today once Clifford was free he would phone me back? I am not holding my breath.
I promised that if I was to be ignored today I would post on social media and tag everyone.
“This is NOT how you treat your customers especially if they have large portfolios of contracts”.
I am now asking everyone who has had a bad experience with IONOS to message me.
I have embedded all the calls I have made over this issue and previous posts I have made about this company and now let’s see how good I am as an internet marketer to let the world know how this company treats its customers.
Phone Calls I have made to IONOS.
I have since written this post have had an email from someone called “Jaffer Adams” who claims not receiving my email last Friday, even though I sent it to three different departments, spoke to multiple people throughout this week, and even had them forward the email I sent to the escalation department. This is very unprofessional and highly laughable beyond reason.
I will not be doing another post about this, but rather updating my third and final one on here in due course and will wait to get a response from them before I start posting all over social media. I have just had confirmation via another phone call I made they are in receipt of my email and attachments. On top of this, I get a follow-up email asking for information that was clearly written out in an attachment previously sent to multiple departments, several times, whereby this person failed to read.
“Clearly, the a#@e does not know what the elbow is doing”.
Let see how fast they can resolve this, tick-tock, the clock is ticking…
My patience is wearing thin!
Since writing the post above, I phoned IONOS on Monday 4th October 2021 and asked to speak with “Jaffer Adams -Executive Solution Manager” and was told that he was unavailable all day. A few minutes later I get a phone call from no other than “Jaffer Adams” who never apologized for all the inconvenience it has caused me. He also said IONOS does not offer compensation seeing as I have many low-cost special offers that I am paying little or no money for the first year as a promotion (that is on them not me to do promotions) and has nothing to do with the fact all the unnecessary hassle they have caused. He went on to say he will be issuing me 4 refunds and although I was not happy with his answers I was grateful at least I would get back what was owed to me. Twenty-four hours have passed and you would think he would have been pretty sharpish to do this but I have not had any more credit notes or refunds and no communication in writing that he actually said what he said over the phone.
I think it is about time to properly introduce myself to this company, turn it up a notch and show them what I am all about and what I am capable of doing as they are not taking me seriously. I really sympathize with their other customers that are going through similar problems.
“I am not going to go away until this is resolved once and for all”
I also questioned 3 contracts in the PDF attachment I sent several copies of and several times and this has not been answered either.
(It looks I am going to have to waste even more of my time trying to resolve this).
“I am getting really sick and tired of IONOS attitude, they just trample on people and do not care or say sorry”.
“It seems they do not care about their customers and all they care about is grabbing money”. If I were in their shoes I would try and resolve the issue as quickly as possible and give a gesture of goodwill as a way of an apology to stop the customer from giving bad reviews on every social media platform going.
“I do not want their gestures of goodwill now, we have passed this stage (even though they have said they do not compensate customers), I am now ready to send them an invoicefor my time”.
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