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Family and finances with Kiersten and Julien Saunders


Nov 2021 | clock 20 min | Download transcript (PDF)

Reversing roles with our parents

We tend to think our parents are adulting masters—until they make a questionable decision. Then we realize: Wait, maybe we know better. So how do you help them with touchy topics, like money, without alienating them?

Our podcast guests, authors and influencers Kiersten and Julien Saunders, are pros at awkward-but-necessary family conversations. The keys? Preparation, patience, and a boatload of empathy.



of Americans live in a multi-generational household (with at least 3 generations).


Source: “Fact Sheet: Multigenerational Households,” Generations United, April 21, 2021.

Our Podcast Host: Jamila Souffrant

Jamila Souffrant is an award-winning podcaster, blogger, and money educator. She is the founder of the "Journey to Launch" platform and hosts a podcast of the same name, where she shares her journey to reach financial freedom while helping others do the same. Along with being a passionate financial educator, Jamila is a mom of 3 and a first-generation immigrant to the US.

Host Jamila Souffrant

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