If you believe a casual Google search result, some 76% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. We’ve seen all sorts of stories like these: most Americans don’t have even $1000 in savings, half of all Americans have no retirement investments, that kind of thing.
Financial hardship is a bad place to be, but even worse is not knowing how to manage your money at all. While debt and lack of savings may be the result of poor money skills, they aren’t the core problem themselves. It takes a revolution of the way you think about your money in order to stop living month to month.