44 percent of Americans report that a discussion of their personal finances is the most difficult conversation they can have – beating out hot-button topics like religion, health, politics and even death.
Unfortunately, this money taboo can have a severely negative impact on our quality of life. Without an open dialogue surrounding our finances, both financial needs and struggles are often left unaddressed – the resulting cost of which can be astronomical.
The stakes are high and the prevailing response of silence doesn’t serve any of us.
Let’s dive in and engage with our finances, not only privately on our own, but also publicly with one another.