"This educational volume provides a useful framework that a family can refer to when approaching those often difficult but necessary conversations about finances." (Publishers Weekly)
"A practical book for men and women, young and old....It's smartly written, earnest without being preachy, and offers down-to-earth advice on how to forge productive conversations about money between spouses and partners, parents and children, and adult children and aging parents." (Chicago Tribune)
"Most families don't talk about money. Personal finance ranks with sex and drugs as one of the least-discussed topics and one fraught with emotional baggage....Bottom line: You have to fend for yourself when it comes to money, and the way to do that is to talk about it with parents, spouses, and children....We all have to take care of ourselves financially. This book is a good place to start." (USA Today)
I found this book to do very little to help me with anything. I was not shown the the premise of the book (talking) really did much to help me.
I should have skipped "paying out" for this book.
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