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Bloomberg Wealth: Financial Talking Points for an Awkward Holiday Season

It’s turkey time.

It’s turkey time.

Photographer: David Ryder/Bloomberg

It’s starting.

That awkward time of year when family, friends and colleagues gather around the table and the conversation inevitably ends up in taboo territory. Thanksgiving is today in the US, and holiday gatherings across the globe present more opportunities in the weeks ahead to broach uncomfortable topics like politics, religion, maybe a conspiracy theory or two, and of course, money.