A comprehensive guide to talking about money in every aspect of your life, including at work, with friends and family, and in relationships, from the author of the Broke Millennial series.how to tell your friends you can't afford the same lifestyle they canhow to ask your parents if they can afford retirement and if they'll need your support as they agehow to talk to your coworkers about your salary and negotiate with your bosshow to broach the subject of a prenup with your fiancé
Let's face it--talking about money is always awkward. In this user-friendly and approachable guide, finance writer Erin Lowry helps take the stress out of these tricky conversations. With scripts, tips, and troubleshooting advice, she takes you through every possible money talk scenario, including:
Lowry arms you with all of the financial knowledge you'll need in order to get the most out of each interaction, whether that's with your friends, your spouse, your employer, or your mom. It's time to demystify our money and hash out these tough topics with the important people in our lives, and this helpful book will make it all much easier.
Erin Lowry is the author of Broke Millennial, Broke Millennial Takes On Investing and Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories, and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations. Her first book was named by MarketWatch as one of the best money books of 2017 and by Business Insider as one of the best personal finance books for 2020. Her second book was named one of the best self-help books for personal finance by VICE in 2022. Erin’s style is often described as refreshing and conversational.
She’s appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, CNBC and The Rachael Ray Show and quoted in the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Erin has written for The New York Times, Cosmopolitan Magazine, USA Today and Bloomberg Opinion and spoken at Fortune 500 companies, SXSW and universities around the country. Erin lives in New York City with her husband and their rambunctious dog.