6/10 Americans don’t have $500 available in their savings account.
If you are reading that just like I did, you should take that as a huge surprise. Not trying to sound overconfident, but that’s a terribly startling number. A report from Bankrate actually showed an increase of Americans being bale to shell out that cost, where 60% now can afford a $500-$1000 cost (at the drop of a hat), up from 57%.
Save if/when/where you can. Those beers in Cancun will always be there.