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Britain's trickiest conversations
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:04 am 
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Failing to discuss sensitive topics such future financial plans and later life care wishes with our families, can leave our nearest and dearest with a raft of difficult decisions to make when we are no longer able to tell them what we want. However new research by Saga Personal Finance shows that many of us are reluctant to discuss these issues and are therefore leaving our loved ones to organise our later lives for us, with no idea what we would have wanted.

The research shows that almost a quarter of parents find it difficult to talk to their children about their funeral wishes – putting it right up there with the birds and the bees as the most difficult conversation to have with your children. Future care needs are also something that we shy away from talking about; one in five people say they struggle to talk to their children about this and one in eight do not even discuss this with their spouses and yet these are the people who are set to make these decisions for you when the time comes. Read more


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