Financial Security: Talking About Money

Personal Finance September 29, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF

Why should we talk about money? We learned as children how impolite it was to ask how much someone paid for something, didn't we?

Unfortunately, there can be severe consequences when money is not talked about. Many couples cite money problems as a factor in divorce. Consumers find they have been taken advantage of when they do not ask for estimates before buying goods and services. And many families are forced to deal with addtional stress after the death of a loved one when financial maters were not communicated beforehan


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.