Feeling broke? This is how you can navigate black tax conversations to save your relationships

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It’s time for some straight talk about black tax.
It’s time for some straight talk about black tax.
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In times of uncertainty, finances become a matter of survival. The first thing we do to weather the storm is to take a closer look at our budgets, and some big expenses often come from within our own families.

The economic effects of the pandemic have provided an opportunity for some, and a challenge for many, to have conversations with family members about financial support.

Author and personal finance coach Vangile Makwakwa tells DRUM she believes the first thing you need to do is start having conversations about what’s going on in your life right now.

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