Most of us don’t know how to talk with someone who recently lost a loved one. There are good ways to approach the conversation, and there are bad ways – very bad ways. I talk about a few phrases to avoid and other ways to engage with a widow. I also talk about why “I’m sorry”, although well intentioned, usually is not the best thing to say to a widow.
About Elliott Appel
Elliott Appel is a fee-only fiduciary financial planner, and the host of Making the Most of Time Podcast. He is also the founder of Kindness Financial Planning. He lives in Madison, WI, but serves clients virtually across the United States. When not helping clients organize their financial lives, he enjoys cooking for his wife, playing tennis, hiking, and photography.