Draw up a rosy future for your family

Can you discuss your wealth with your family? Simon Bruce explains why it’s important for grandparents to ‘talk money’.

Skillful artistic family is painting together on canvas. The grandfather and the girl are smiling

Whatever your own opinion on the vote to leave the EU, one of the notable side-effects of the subsequent discussion over last summer was British people talking politics.

Not the usual generalised commentary on how bad this or that politician might be or the latest scandal to befall one of the people at the top, but open, frank discourse on personal political beliefs.

As a nation renowned for our reserved nature and robust avoidance of the three dinner party no-nos – money, religion and politics – it was remarkable to hear such passionate debate.