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Help Your Family Have a Healthy Relationship with Money

It’s surprising how little families talk about financial matters. While no one would claim that money is more important than family, financial issues are a top cause of stress and dissent that can strain family bonds.

On the positive side, a shared perspective on money matters – along with transparency – allows families to use their resources in ways that strengthen relationships and trust. It starts at home with the values parents pass on. Here are some ways to improve your family’s relationship with finance:



The lessons we pass down about money will have a long-term impact on your generation and those that follow. Keeping money and its role in our lives in perspective is important. So is having the support of experts like the advisors at Alerus who can help you translate important values like saving, work ethic, charity, and caring for each other into a financial plan that helps your family do those things.