The Richest Man in Babylon In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content Emotional vs. Strategic Decisions Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion? Retirement Plan Choices for Small Businesses Retirement choices can be intimidating. Picking the right strategy. Assess Your Life Insurance Needs This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.