Same crisis that cost people their homes, their life savings.
He had been swindled out of his life savings—around $8 million—by his former manager and lover Kelley Lynch.
In May, she and her husband used their life savings to buy their first home.
the money a person has saved up over the course of his or her life; all of the money one has saved to date
You should never risk your life savings by investing it in the stock market.