Bursting the Bubble Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst? Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content When to Self-Insure Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails? Redirect Your Spending Fast A spending fast can redirect your financial life. 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.