Being laid off is a legitimate fear if you work for someone else. The greater fear here is after the layoff, not being able to find another job and pay your bills. You should be prepared just like for any other disaster.
GOBankingRates recently conducted a survey to find out people's biggest money fears -- here are seven financial fears highlighted from our poll and how to overcome them with some planning and financial savvy.
My mother embodied the qualities that we need to grow into as we grow older -- especially simplicity and a connection with the sacred. For all those blessed to be in her orbit, it felt as if these dimensions of life were taken care of.