Ever heard the saying, if you don’t ask, how will you ever know? Chances are you probably have, and yet when it comes to raising difficult questions about things like money, so many of us are still afraid to do just that – ask.

Common problems for many people are the inability to ask for help from friends or relatives, and discussing finances with their children. Approaching this subject can obviously be difficult, and we understand that it’s not often as black and white as others make out. That’s where we step in.

Our Money Talks pages are dedicated to helping you master the art of talking about money – whether it’s for a couple of quid to help you pay any unexpected bills or simply discussing financial matters with your kids.

Talking to your family and friends about money

Talking about personal finances can be a real sticky wicket, but why should this be the case with family members or friends? In short, it shouldn’t -so let’s make it that way! Here’s a guide on talking to your family and friends about money.

How to talk to your children about money

As a parent, you feel it’s your duty to provide for your children, so it’s perfectly normal to feel a little anxious when things become tighter than normal. Luckily, we’ve got some suggestions on how to talk about money with your children in this guide.