The Best-Laid Plans


The Best-Laid Plans
A ccording to a study of accounting, legal, marketing and other professionals, accountants rated as “Cool Cucumbers” (compared with “Nervous Nellies”) on the emotional scale when it comes to being prepared for a serious disability.

Just 27% of accountants (the lowest percentage among all the professions) questioned in MassMutual Benefits Barometer Survey: Disability Perceptions, said they would be worried that they would never be able to work again if they became disabled.

Source: http://halfapaycheck.com .

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