Each week the NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how just talking about money could change things. Hosted by Frances Cook.

If you would rather talk about literally anything other than money, you're not alone.

It turns out, New Zealanders would rather talk about alcohol, politics, or drugs, than what they're doing with their KiwiSaver or if they have a savings account.

Now this might be understandable with co-workers or people we're only loosely friends with.

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But shockingly, many of us aren't even talking to our significant other about what

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