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Talking about money within the family is still taboo in many places, yet the discussion doesn’t have to be dead serious.
Taking the time to talk to the family about the financial situation and how to manage them where everyone gets to have a say is setting up everyone to contribute to the family’s financial goals and better money handling as they grow.
If you’re unsure how to discuss finances with your family, you can read the Money as You Grow guide from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as a resource.
The only time to apologize is when you’re genuinely remorseful.
Avoid any apology that is forced. The person you are apologizing to will pick up on your insincerity, causing further feelings of distrust.