Hey Taylor: My brother asked if I could loan him money for a food service company he’s launching. I trust him and like the concept, but get a little nervous about lending money to family. Any advice? — Marjorie

Hey Marjorie: Family or otherwise, anxiety is always the right feeling when asked to lend money. Once you get past those initial nerves, you need to look past the family part and assess the situation logically.

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