“I find myself extremely fortunate to have suffered what I did but still be able to do what I’m doing now.”
– Sharon Epperson
In the financial advisory community, we talk constantly about preparing your finances for the unexpected. But that often feels esoteric. In September 2016, our guest, CNBC personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson, sustained a brain aneurysm and nearly lost her life. I’ve known Sharon for about a decade now, and distinctly remember when the shocking news came out. This was any family’s worst nightmare. The way Sharon has willed herself back to life and the lessons she learned along the way about what is—and isn’t—important in life are striking.