Protecting your personal boundaries is as important as protecting your home space with feng shui. With the advent of social media more and more privacy is lost.
Here are a few easy push-backs to have ready in your verbal arsenal when people put their noses where they don’t belong:
Why are you asking me that question?
Why should I tell you that?
Let’s talk about your finances (and/or sex life) instead!
I don’t know. I’ll get back to you.
Will it hurt your feelings if I keep my personal life private?
Ask my lawyer.
Alternatively, you can flip it around. If someone says to you, for example, “How can you afford that?” you can say “How can you NOT afford that?” or “How can you afford THAT?”.