Inheritance left to driver?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Wally, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Had a customer lamenting his, in his words, "two worthless kids". Apparently, they are two of your classic, grown men, slacker-underachievers always in need of Daddy's money. He was joking around, saying, "I should leave everything to you in my will"! I joked back that, he should do exactly that, ASAP!

    Later on, this got me thinking? Anybody ever hear of a customer putting their driver in the will?
     
  2. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    No! Go to work.
     
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  3. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Well-Known Member

    Not til now but I do have a couple attractive 70-something's on my route. Hmmmmm...........
     
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  4. Be careful on what package you give them.o_O
     
  5. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    No, but I once had a customer have me witness their signing of their will.
     
  6. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    have had customers offer me after hrs bonus compensation. one asked me to go on vacation to Hawaii. one wanted me to escort him to Las vegas , all expenses paid plus 5k cash.
     
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  7. So ,how did you spend the 5k?
     
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  8. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    No, but I have a few people who have inherited money, who want me to handle the division of money, between their worthless kids. And I don't know how I feel about that. Sounds like work.
     
  9. JackStraw

    JackStraw Active Member

    Yep. Woman left a driver 10 grand. Funny thing everyone hated him on his route.
     
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  10. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    I am the Executor on 3 different people's wills ... I am wondering how much work this is as well.
    Maybe I'll die first.
     
  11. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    You can refuse. It's a lot of work. You can also take up to 10% for yourself as payment for your time.
     
  12. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    It is not so bad if the executor is in the loop in advance.
    I know of a Co-Workers Father who passed away.
    He had to go out of state and was gone more than a month unscrambling everything.
    Another person I know has been in the loop for awhile, so when the time comes all will go smoothly, and no having to search for anything.
    Estate planning in advance makes everything so much simpler.
     
  13. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Forget that, if they treat their family like crap, how do you think they'll treat you when you're holding their "lottery ticket".
     
  14. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    Good point, and who wants to be stranger in the middle of a family fight over the estate?
    Not me!
     
  15. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    Exactly. She gets battered daily about what everyone needs/wants. If its up to me, I would probably give it all to her favorite animal charity. She won a very large medical lawsuit, and she was left a widow. And its not like she was hurting before, and they took advantage of her then. Now it never ends. I have no time, or stomache for it.
     
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  16. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    my grown children are already fighting on who will get our house and assets.

    my parents have the right idea. they have made out their will where everything gets liquidized and split evenly to all my brothers and sisters. sounds fair to me.
     
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  17. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    said the retiree...on Sunday :P
     
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  18. In the end, his kids will fight over it like starving dogs. It's how things are done. Namaste.
     
  19. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    She wants it like, do this if necessary, make sure this one gets the bills paid. Give them this if they need this. I dont think I want involved, I have no problem saying no. We are suppose to go to a review next weekend. At this point in my life the only people I want to babysit are my grandchildren. Not a bunch of peeps I dont know or care a whole lot about.
     
  20. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special