Navigating the emotional and practical challenges of having aging parents is one of the difficult realities of life. Most people don’t want to talk about it—after all, managing our own finances and lives can be demanding enough!
It’s a complicated situation, but waiting too long to have essential financial conversations with loved ones can lead to serious problems down the road.
Today’s guest, Cameron Huddleston, is helping people have these essential conversations with their parents. Cameron is an award-winning journalist with over 17 years of experience writing about personal finance. Her latest project is a fantastic book called Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk. In the book, Cameron draws on her own experience to offer clear, crucial advice for anyone dealing with aging parents regardless of income level.
For more tips from Cameron, head to her website: cameronhuddleston.com
- Why people are hesitant to talk to their parents about money
- Why parents aren’t initiating these conversations with their children
- How to ease the process of getting involved in your parents’ financial lives
- The most important question you can ask your parents today