I am one of those people who in the past has suffered with what you might call ‘ostrich tendencies’. You know what I mean: when something bad is happening, if you just look the other way it doesn’t exist. And my finances were no exception.
I have not had a handle on my pensions for a really long time I get drips and drabs of paperwork about them throughout the year, but these get filed in my ‘to look at later’ file with only a cursory glance.
Spoiler: I have not managed to look at them later.
Money is one of the most important things in our lives – we literally couldn’t live without it – so why is it the one subject we’re all hesitant to discuss?
When it comes to me and my mum, we discuss absolutely everything. Relationships, career problems, friendship worries… no subject is off the table. No subject, save two of the most important. POLITICS AND MONEY. For as long as I can…