With Mental Health Awareness Week on the horizon, it is even more important to pay attention to the impact of mental health in our community. The issue is far more widespread than many people believe. 1 in 5 American adults experiences some type of mental illness. 1 in 25 Americans lives with a serious mental illness such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.
Attaining financial freedom is arguably one of the most common goals for working professionals. Unfortunately, a lot of them get swept away by life’s unexpected and extenuating circumstances which prevent them from reaching this objective. This is why the number of people who have to work past the average retirement age has not gone down in years.