Survey: 40 Percent Of Americans Have $500 Or Less In Savings « CBS Philly
I AM THE 60%! You should be too.
There is a very good reason having a $1,000 emergency fund is "Baby Step 1" of Dave Ramsey's plan to financial peace. If you are one of those who whine "the rich get richer, while the poor get poorer" you need to stop whining and take control of your finances.
Being broke and whining it's somebody else's fault is easy, being responsible for yourself is not (at first).