[Note: The following text was taken verbatim from the “M Men-Gleaner Manual, Love, Marriage, and You” used in 1956-1957. Previous entries in this series can be found here.]
Wise Use of Money
During the dark days of the Great Depression, in the 1930’s, a newspaper reported that Mr. and Mrs. X, multi-millionaires, had “done away with themselves” leaving a note behind for friends and relatives as follows: “Life is no longer worth living. We have decided this is the best way out. We have had too many financial reverses.”
The actual situation was that they had lost four or five million dollars, but they still had nearly ten million left, along with four large homes with ornate furnishings in different parts of the world.
1. Evaluate the actions of this couple?
2. How important should money really be to husbands and wives?