Today, my mother told me how she managed to afford all of the expensive Christmas presents we got. She took out extra money when applying for my student loans. FML

by swimmonster81 / 12/25/2015 at 4:22pm / Money

Today, after 6 years, two raises and a promotion, thanks to student loans I make less disposable income than I did when I first started this job. FML

by Anonymous / 12/24/2015 at 3:52pm / Money

Today, my boss thought it would be a great idea to delay paying me until after Christmas. There goes rent, bills, food and of course Christmas presents. FML

by JunkDex / 12/23/2015 at 2:45am / Australia (New South Wales) / Money

Today, my Dad came home with a $500 jacket that he'd bought himself for Christmas. I'd bought him the same one, and it's non refundable. FML

by noononononono / 12/21/2015 at 6:52pm / United States (California) / Money

Today, my husband got fired from his job as a maintenance man at our apartment complex for accidentally letting a hooker into someone's house. FML

by Anonymous / 12/21/2015 at 4:45pm / United States (Florida) / Money

Today, at my workplace, $200 checks were given to every employee for how well the corporation was doing. The temps didn't get any. Guess who was the only temp. FML

by Jorgen / 12/17/2015 at 8:45pm / United States / Money

Today, I found out my credit card was maxed out to the penny, all thanks to purchases made on an online wine store. Apparently my mother was thirsty enough to steal from her own son. FML

by KamiAzaaaaaa / 12/11/2015 at 11:34am / United Kingdom (London, City of) / Money

Today, I confronted my friend about the £260 he owes me. He got offended and said, "Friends don't have to pay back." He called me selfish and walked off. FML

by *sigh* / 12/08/2015 at 5:56pm / United Kingdom / Money

Today, a guy for whom I did a design job told me he would only be able to pay me in 3 weeks. I told him that it was OK, as long as I didn't have to follow him around to collect my money. "Don't worry, I know the feeling," he said, "I used to run an illegal business." FML

by Lala / 12/08/2015 at 3:30am / United States (Colorado) / Money

Today, I found out that the $200 I reluctantly gave to my mother so she could rent a house was paid to a scammer. Now she wants to live with me, in my one bedroom apartment. FML

by Anonymous / 12/06/2015 at 10:36am / United States (Florida) / Money

Today, my dad is having his midlife crisis and bought a mercedes along with a girlfriend less than half his age. I was trying to be supportive until I found out he is funding his midlife crisis with my university loan. FML

by adam / 12/05/2015 at 9:54am / Czech Republic / Money

Today, my roommate thought of a new idea for our household. According to him, we should take dumps at work as often as we can, that way, "we'll save on toilet paper at home." FML

by MrRadin / 12/04/2015 at 12:31am / France / Money

Today, my dad sent me $200 by mail, only to mail it to the wrong person. So now some random person is getting $200 from my dad. FML

by Makusu420 / 12/02/2015 at 7:44pm / United States (California) / Money