Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-15-2009, 02:40 PM   #41
Moderator Emeritus
CuppaJoe's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: At The Cafe
Posts: 6,869
Originally Posted by Moemg View Post
I find it slightly sad that these young women are encouraged to go for older Americans . It 's probably part love and part survival .
Originally Posted by NYEXPAT View Post
I have to agree with you! The facts are that(in major cities) there are many more young available women than men. Most young man are incapable of providing financial support for their children, do not want to marry (supply/demand)(Why buy the cow)etc. Girls grow up with the stories of the "Principe Azul" and "white" is socially accepted here.
Here’s a discussion on the topic of expats dating Peruvian women from the forums:

Peruana Girlfriend - Living in Peru

CuppaJoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-16-2009, 01:06 PM   #42
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Rustward's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 1,459
Originally Posted by Bestwifeever View Post
. . .
For donations we make them explain what the donation is for. If they're directly involved (i.e., they're walking themselves in a walk-a-thon or they play the flute for the band trip) we're a little more generous.
Here they have to tell us who they are, who their parents are, where they live, where they go to school, and what the money is for. We ease up on the younger ones.

I remember one quite well. Maybe 7 or 8 or 9. In the middle of my questions he looked back at his father who was standing a few feet behind him. His dad said something like "son, just answer the man's questions, then ask him if he wants to buy anything". He had a little catalog that you select items from. I picked something out. . . . Fast forward a year . . . He returned, this time his dad stayed in the car. He started by telling me who he was, his parents, his school, where he lived, and why he was raising money. Then he opened his catalog to a bookmark he had placed and showed me what I bought last year. Then he pointed out some things he thought I might be interested in.

That was about 10 years ago. I wonder what he is doing now.

Rustward is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2009, 02:35 PM   #43
Recycles dryer sheets
beowulf's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 422
Possibly the CEO of GM ?

beowulf is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kids - Giving while you're living hankster FIRE and Money 24 03-26-2008 09:37 AM
Charitable Giving........ FinanceDude Other topics 5 04-25-2007 10:11 PM
Thanks (for) giving greg Other topics 10 11-29-2005 12:41 PM
Ever wonder about giving up perks saluki9 Young Dreamers 20 02-28-2005 05:05 AM
Giving to Charity Mountain Mike Other topics 11 02-18-2005 05:14 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:09 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.