The $400 Question

This story in The Atlantic has me thinking all sorts of things about what it means to be financially secure in the U.S. today. The study featured here presents a shocking figure that 47% of Americans could not cover a $400 emergency without borrowing the money or selling off possessions. This is serious. What would … More The $400 Question

Recycle Bin ~ How Many Days Could You Survive?

The Recycle Bin is where we pull out a previously published post and reuse!  In a study released this year, Pew Trusts (January 29, 2015), the precarious state of household finances in America was graphically illustrated and it doesn’t bode well for our ability to manage if hit with a job loss or illness were to … More Recycle Bin ~ How Many Days Could You Survive?