A guide on what you can do when your adult child asks you for money. There are many different circumstances an adult child may ask for money. This article breaks down a course of action depending on whether the need for money is temporary or permanent. Is the person needing to borrow following a budget? If the person is sick will lending them money cause problems with their benefits? Maybe you are dealing with an adult child that could become aggressive when turned down. All of these factors and more are covered in this article. It gives advice on planning, setting rules, how best to handle the situation. Maybe other family members need to be present. It details how discussing these issues in advance could decrease worry and lead to much more favorable handling of the situation should it arise in the future.