– According to the US Census Bureau last year, 25% of American households have nothing saved.  Are you one of them?  It’s time to jump on it!  What would you do if you had a major negative financial event?

– According to Money magazine, 75% of Americans will experience a major negative financial event in any given 10-year period.  When I asked a group of folks I was speaking to if they had experienced a major negative financial event in the last decade, at least 75% of them raised their hand.

– Bad stuff is going to happen, so we have to make savings a priority.  If you had to pay cash for a life-saving surgery for your sick child, you would find a way to do it, because it became a priority! Let’s make sure our financial habits are reflecting our true priorities!