Although one may not realize it, we have all developed core beliefs about money – usually from an early age - that drives our financial behavior and decision-making. That belief, whether positive or negative, is firmly planted in the driver seat of our financial emotions but may remain undetected until provoked.
Here's a stat for you: in 2011 the Social Security Administration stated that a 20-year-old has a 30% chance of being disabled and unable to work for six months or longer prior to reaching retirement age.
It's an interesting thought actually - not because the topic itself is all that fascinating. But simply because for something typically so far on the back burner it's almost off the stove, the chances of it happening to either you, your spouse, or your best friend is almost a statistical lock.