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CLEO (Malaysia) - - YOUR LIFE YOUR RULES -

You would never dream of ask­ing your bes tie if she’s racked up a huge bill af­ter ar­riv­ing at lunch with that Cé­line bag, or ever ask friends about their salary( too pri­vate !). We feel vul­ner­a­ble—and it’ s proven. Ac­cord­ing to a study, 47 per cent of women would dis­cuss money with a fi­nan­cial ad­vi­sor, while the other half wouldn’t be­cause it’ s “un­com­fort­able” or too per­sonal . Jasintha , a 25 - year- old ad­ver­tis­ing exec, re­lates .“I talk about ev­ery­thing with my friends, but I couldn’t tell you how much t hey ’ ve saved or earned. It’s just not dis­cussed .”

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