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6 Ways To Talk About Money With Your Family

Finance Cuts To Our Emotional Roots, Money Professional Says

When we think about money, let’s be honest – we’re not talking about just money, but also a host of related consequences and deeply felt emotions, says retirement specialist
Lee Stoerzinger.

“Money cuts to the emotional roots of every human issue,” says Stoerzinger, a
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, head of Lee Stoerzinger, Inc.,
(www.leestoerzinger.com) and author of “On The Back Burner.”

“In my years of advising, I’ve come to understand that when we talk about money, we’re layering in fear, spirit and soul. When we strip away the facts and figures, money is all very emotional. We can’t really make progress until we understand those emotions. I have found that most people don’t necessarily want to be rich—they just don’t want to be poor. Isn’t that what we all want – security?”