The brain is a powerful thing, but when it comes to preparing for something that is far in the distance like retirement, it can easily be led astray — and result in some big retirement planning mistakes.
For much of our lives, our parents are the ones who have to bring up uncomfortable topics. (Just think back — and squirm — to their birds and bees talk. Awkward, right?) But once we become adults, sometimes it’s our turn to start sensitive conversations.