Get 'Em Up And Out

Elaine doesn't know what she should expect from her adult children to support themselves, but Dave does.

QUESTION: Elaine wants to know how much to expect from an adult child living at home.

ANSWER: The biggest thing is an exit strategy. When are you going to leave, and how you can help them. You can charge them rent, but their rent might be living on a budget. Or saving up for an apartment. It’s amazing to me the number of people who are manipulated by quasi-grownups.