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2020-12-29 16:11

Money is Taboo

The verdict is in.

Money is taboo to many people.


Evidence 1:

In this July 8, 2020 Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast episode the persona of Jane Schwartzberg - second half — about 15m.30s. in to the episode -- NAILS IT about money being taboo! 
Like: '...growing up in a household where money is taboo..." 
But says we need to blow that up and open the conversation.

Jane Schwartzberg: Taking Hold of Your Finances Amid Illness 
https://www.wsj.com/podcasts/secrets-of-wealthy-women/jane-schwartzberg-taking-hold-of-your-finances-amid-illness/a0dc5926-74f9-4b77-8241-c770124571d6


Evidence 2:

The persona of John Mulaney the comedian says (about 2min. in) in his Feb 29, 2020 SNL Monologue:
"...you're not allowed to talk about money...[in the United States]"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRLH8E_CpP0


Other:

-- On money fears and avoiding money:
https://investorworker.com/2019/2019-03-07-persona-orman-fear-money.html

-- On talking about pay rate being taboo and about how “people are funny about money”:
https://investorworker.com/2016/2016-07-01-on-engineer-pay-rate.html

-- On $USD money being a taboo:
https://wieldsilver.com/2020/blog/2020-05-20-2125-wieldsilver-talks-silver-grams.html

-- About how talking about money is taboo or negative in American working class and middle class:
https://wieldsilver.com/2020/blog/2020-06-12-five-percent-returns-investments.html

-- On the taboo aspect of money discussions:
https://wieldsilver.com/2020/blog/2020-13-32-041.html


In conclusion, money is taboo.



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