Top 10 Financial Faux Pas

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By 98.7 KLUV

Talking about money often requires delicate finess.

A few years ago while visiting China, a friend of a friend asked me outloud over dinner, "how much money do you make?" When I quietly explained to her most Americans keep such information private, she looked at me like I was an alien... lol!

SWNS Digital reports researchers polled 2,000 British adults with the money-sharing app Pingit, and according to it's Managing Director Darren Foulds, “The research shows that talking about money can still be a taboo subject among friends – with people losing mates and dates because of it.

Here are the Top 10 Biggest Financial Faux Pas

10. Asking how much someone paid for something

9. Talking about how much I paid for an expensive item

8. Piggybacking on someone else's music or TV subscription without permission

7. Looking down on someone for not buying high quality items (e.g. clothes, electronics)

6. Posting an image on social media to show off their wealth

5. Asking someone else about their salary

4. Bragging about how much I spend

3. Bragging about my salary

2. Not paying a ‘fair’ share of a bill

#1. Taking too long to pay someone backDo you feel this is an accurate list on how Americans feel? Does the order need changing for the U.S?

Learn more about the British survey by clicking SWNS Digital.