A comprehensive guide to talking about money in every aspect of your life, including at work, with friends and family, and in relationships, from the author of the Broke Millennial series.
Let's face it--talking about money is always awkward. In this user-friendly and approachable guide, finance writer Erin Lowry helps take the stress out of these tricky conversations. With scripts, tips, and troubleshooting advice, she takes you through every possible money talk scenario, including:
• how to tell your friends you can't afford the same lifestyle they can • how to ask your parents if they can afford retirement and if they'll need your support as they age • how to talk to your coworkers about your salary and negotiate with your boss • how to broach the subject of a prenup with your fiancé
Lowry arms you with all of the financial knowledge you'll need in order to get the most out of each interaction, whether that's with your friends, your spouse, your employer, or your mom. It's time to demystify our money and hash out these tough topics with the important people in our lives, and this helpful book will make it all much easier.
About the Author
Erin Lowry is the author of Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together and Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner's Guide to Leveling Up Your Money. Her first book was named by MarketWatch as one of the best money books of 2017, and her style is often described as refreshing and conversational. Lowry's been featured in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS Sunday Morning, CNBC, and Cheddar. She has written for USA Today, Cosmopolitan, and Refinery29. Lowry also regularly speaks at universities and conferences around the country. She spent most of her childhood living in Asia, but is now settled in New York City with her husband.