Every now and then, I read a news article that makes me want to run through the streets stopping passersby and begging them to read it. This article by Don Peck in the Atlantic Monthly, “Can the Middle Class Be Saved?” is one of them. This is a must-read article for anyone who is concerned about the financial future of America’s middle class – and by extension, the future of America itself. Here’s why.
“Failure to plan is planning to fail,” but many middle-class families struggle to get solid financial planning advice. The reason is that the financial planning profession is not well-suited to the needs of most middle-class families. Find out why it’s hard for non-wealthy people to get good financial advice and how to find a financial adviser to help you.