Title: "The M Word: The Money Talk Every Family Needs to Have About Wealth and Their Financial Future"
Author: Lori Sackler
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013; 224 pages; $30
Whether (or not) and how we talk with our families about money is telling. It shows how we think, feel, act and engage with money matters, and whether we see money as good, desirable and healthy (something necessary and abundant that requires some maintenance and tending) or view it as a necessary evil, the route of all evil, something dirty and undesirable (as in stinking, filthy rich).