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THE M WORD: The Money Talk every Family Needs to have about Wealth and their Financial Future by Lori Sackler

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Introduction

In my family, the “M Word” was not something that was openly discussed. Money was not a topic of conversation at the dinner table or talked about one-on-one for educational or informational purposes. The subject, which was “taboo,” was a regular source of conflict and mystery at the same time. Sometimes I overheard my parents speculating as to how well or poorly certain friends and family members were doing financially, but even then it was all very vague and not substantive. The only open and clear Money Talk I heard when I was growing up was from my father, a prominent Dallas urologist, regularly lamenting that my mother, a kind, charming, and devoted wife, mother, and community volunteer, was spending too much of it, and that ...

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