Lots of truckers helps others pay their bills. While it's wonderful to want to help, you have to be careful and smart about it. If a person is habitually in need of assistance in making electric bill payments, car payments, water bill payments or other bills, it's not inappropriate to ask questions about that person's situation.
What is causing the person to always need help? Ask the person to think about the answer and then help him/her address those cause.
Trucker wives commonly express there being a lack of funds coming into the home. You need to budget together and both know where the money is going. Numbers don't lie. The home should be first priority and working together should be something that both people are interested in doing and OK with doing. Unless there are secrets.....
Some common reasons behind the person needing help in making payments there are many factors to be considered. For example...
The list could go on and on, but this is something to get you going. Now although these things could be blames for the reason of need, people can easily get in the habit of dealing with the symptoms instead of correcting the underlying issue.
The list below can easily help most people who find themselves in need of financial help especially if it is a habitual need.
So to keep that person from needing to borrow over and over again, he/she has to be honest about what is causing the need. As a person willing to give and caring about the person, you might consider making sure the person has thought about how to improve his/her situation and break the cycle of living check to check or in need of assistance.