Kevin Mack is an instructor helicopter pilot and freelance writer. He runs Fly High Finance, the military guide to financial freedom. Kevin has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and has operational experience in the UH-1N and HH-60G. His writing has been featured on Real Men Real Style, The Penny Hoarder and Military Disney Tips.
Do you feel as though you are saving enough money to prepare for the future? You’re not alone if you don’t; most Americans save less than 5% of their income, despite experts recommending putting away at least 10-15%.
In a perfect world, we’d all live below our means, save a significant portion of our paychecks, and stay out of debt. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. We make mistakes, fail to plan, and sometimes get into financial hot water.