When you’re too embarrassed to ask family for financial help


This 324-word blog post considers new research from Hodge which found more than half of people are too embarrassed to ask their family for financial help. Reinforces the importance of speaking to family about money and planning for the future, including making a will. Written on 18th May 2020.

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Article preview: If you need financial help, would you feel able to ask a family member, or would you be too embarrassed? According to new research, more than half of us are embarrassed to ask their family for financial assistance. The survey, by Hodge Bank, found that 56% of people are embarrassed.