By Tim Kowols
Financial decisions among family members are almost never just about the money side of the discussion. According to the American Psychological Association, 36 percent of Americans are uncomfortable when it comes to discussing money, with another 18 percent saying it is a taboo subject. Gay Pustaver from Money Management Counselors says the emotional side of money often brings up a lot of problems, but it is important to have the conversation.
Pustaver says it is also important to recognize your values when it comes to helping people or an organization out so you do not hurt yourself while supporting someone else. You can listen to the entire Money Management Monday interview with Gay Pustaver online with this story.