Don’t let advertising lie to you, spending less is not the same as saving!
While “family planning” is a surprisingly controversial term in America, there is one aspect of planning for a family that shouldn’t be controversial at all but sometimes is, and that’s talking about money, specifically how it is handled.
When we are children, it’s one of the most common questions we are asked: what do we want to be when we grow up?
Money & Meatloaf: How talking about money in social settings can change the way you think about your finances
I raised my hand without a moment’s hesitation. I was eight at the oldest, new to the school after a move, and unfamiliar with the unspoken rules of career day. There was a visiting speaker for the day, there to talk about their life as a commercial electrician, and during the question and answer I asked what seemed like the most natural question in the world: “How much money do you make?” And the whole class laughed.