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What’s the most awkward or uncomfortable conversation you’ve ever had with a family member about money?
We were curious, so we took to the streets of Manhattan to ask locals and tourists alike in this edition of Mannes on the Street. The people that we asked said everything from asking your parents for money to telling a family member (who doesn’t want to listen) how to manage his or her finances. One participant even told us about the time she and her now-husband wanted to buy a boat.
In in the previous installment of Mannes on the Street, we asked about what type of work will make you a millionaire. Here are the responses we received.