If you're anything like most people with aging parents, just reading the title of this blog post probably made you cringe. Talking to parents about finances is hard no matter what, but talking to parents about what will happen to their money after they pass away? That's downright terrifying. There are a number of reasons that this topic is so often avoided. For parents, perhaps they haven't managed their money as well as they had hoped. They may feel embarrassed to bring up the subject. For adult children, it may feel difficult to bring up estate planning without coming off as greedy or nosy. While these conversations are certainly not easy, they are necessary. Read the tips below for a few ways to make the conversation a little bit less painful.

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