What it is:
A nest egg is a slangdescribing saved for the future.
How it works (Example):
For example, let's say that John Doe works at Company XYZ. He saves $300 a week for 40 years. At the end of the 40 years, he has $700,000 in his account (including). This $700,000 is John's nest egg, and he plans to use it to his retirement.
Why it Matters:
Creating, protecting and growing one's nest egg is one of the fundamental purposes of.