Let’s break the taboo of talking about your finances

Jan 31, 2020 - Fortune

How much do you have in savings? How are you planning for retirement? What types of insurance do you have?

These are probably not the questions you bring up at the dinner table or a cocktail party. Americans are rarely comfortable talking frankly about money—and that should change.

For too long, people have suffered financially because they’re not having these difficult, sometimes awkward, conversations. Many are left figuring out their finances on their own, often quietly, witho...