By Tim Kowols
For many families, keeping the emotions out of financial discussions can be a tall task. Starting off with just be honest, getting those issues and values out in the open is just part of the equation for many families. Gay Pustaver from Money Management Counselors says she knows it is hard to separate money from the emotions, but you have to be aware of it.
Pustaver says overcompensating financially to children during a divorce, spending too much on gifts during the holidays, and the insistence of always picking up the check are examples of letting your emotions get the best of you financially. You can listen to the entire Money Management Interview with Gay Pustaver online with this story.