Life is priceless but you still have to pay the medical bills with CNBC’s Sharon Epperson

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Sharon Epperson survived a brain aneurism. But despite being one of the country's top personal finance experts, and having all the right plans in place, some of the experiences with the finances of her medical emergency still caught her off guard.

In Sharon's money story you will learn:

  • The plans she put into place early on that helped her when she ended up in the ER from a brain aneurysm

  • The importance of having an emergency fund

  • The financial set back she experienced once she was out of the hospital

In Sharon’s money lesson you will learn:

  • The importance of money saved

  • Why it's so important to have an estate plan

  • Having adequate medical insurance even when you feel like it's so expensive

  • Why she's so grateful to have disability insurance

In Sharon's everyday money tip you will learn:

  • Know financially where you stand financially. Check your alerts every day on your phone

In My Take you will learn:

  • Do the paperwork in case of a medical emergency, specifically a living will

  • If you aren't in a mental state to fully understand what you are signing, wait until a loved one gets there

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