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We Need to Talk: A Memoir about Wealth

Author: Jennifer Risher

Publisher: Xeno Books

ISBN: 1939096464

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 280

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"We Need to Talk: A Memoir About Wealth gives voice to an experience millions share, but no one discusses: what it's like to be rich. The book is an honest, personal story that explores the hidden impact of wealth on identity, relationships, and sense of place in the world. Too often, we link net-worth to self-worth and keep quiet about how our finances make us feel. Money is a taboo subject. The author hopes We Need to Talk becomes a catalyst for conversation that demystifies wealth, gets us talking on a personal level, and confirms we are ninety-nine percent the same. In 1991, at twenty-six years old, Jennifer took a job at Microsoft and got lucky. She met her future husband, David, and the stock options she was granted were worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. His were worth far more. Years later, when David joined a small, unknown start-up called Amazon.com, she got lucky again. They both did. They were in their early thirties and had tens of millions of dollars. It was amazing. The freedom and benefits were obvious. But after growing up saving her pennies and being wary of the rich, Jennifer was embarrassed to have joined their ranks. She wasn't worried about being liked for her money, she was worried about being hated for it. People looked at her differently. She didn't know how to ensure her children stayed motivated and not entitled, was shocked when a friend asked for $25,000, discovered philanthropy isn't as straightforward as just writing a check, and grappled with the meaning of enough. For years, she didn't share her dilemmas with others for fear of being judged. No one talks about money-but we should"--
We Need to Talk: A Memoir about Wealth
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Jennifer Risher
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Xeno Books

"We Need to Talk: A Memoir About Wealth gives voice to an experience millions share, but no one discusses: what it's like to be rich. The book is an honest, personal story that explores the hidden impact of wealth on identity, relationships, and sense of place in the world. Too
Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Cameron Huddleston
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-25 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Learn to start open, productive talks about money with your parents as they age As your parents age, you may find that you want or need to broach the often-difficult subject of finances. In Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk: How to Have Essential Conversations with Your Parents About
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Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Otegha Uwagba
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-08 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

‘One of the most original and talented young writers we have.’ Sathnam Sanghera ‘A must-read.’ Elizabeth Day ‘A beautiful, searingly personal account of a world defined by money, full of courage and truth telling.’ Owen Jones
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Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: David E. Clarke
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: Charisma Media

Take your communication from superficial to super-intimate in order to build a healthy, lasting relationship.
I Want to Talk with My Teen about Money Management
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Lisa Crayton
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-02 - Publisher: Standard Publishing

From earning, saving, and investing to tithing, spending, and avoiding the pitfalls of poor credit, this book offers clear, concise information about the impact of money and what it means to teens' faith filled lives. - Back cover.