When the worst headache of her life turned into a near-death experience, CNBC’s senior personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson was forced to stop, re-evaluate and reinvent almost every facet of her life — including how she manages her family and career.
The best news is that she’s healthy, she’s back and she’s here to share how she navigated personally and financially. From emergency savings to having the proper insurances and estate-planning documents in place, her story will inspire you to take a closer look at your personal protection plan (or create one!). In Mailbag, Kelly and I discuss lifestyle inflation and how to control it when you receive raises or other windfalls. And then we close with more tricks and mind games for sticking to those New Year’s resolutions that might be faltering already … no judgment here!