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The heart that gives, gathers (but be careful you don't spoil the receiver)

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.

Winston S. Churchill

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviewed Certified Financial Planner Barry O´Mahony for his weekly "Personal Finance" feature.

O'Mahony talked about the complexity of “giving” for individuals.

Scroll down for quotes form the audio below.

Be careful not to create a dependency. After three of four months it can already set in.

Barry O´Mahony

By giving; are you robbing people of a great moment in their lives? Are your robbing them of the opportunity to achieve by themselves?

Barry O´Mahony

They might stop trying, if they don’t have to because of what you’re giving.

Barry O´Mahony

Be careful that you don’t actually want them to be dependent on you.

Barry O´Mahony

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