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Tips for Talking About Money as Raging Inflation Strains Relationships

Finances are always hard to discuss and it has gotten even more challenging with prices rising rapidly. 

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Shoppers browse furniture in Miami, Florida.

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Inflation is straining more than our finances. It’s also putting pressure on our relationships.

The consumer price index increased 9.1% from a year earlier in June, a sign that inflation is still running rampant. It’s an anxious time for the US economy, making it even harder to talk with friends and family about money.