If having a small emergency fund of $1,000 or even $3,000 makes you nervous, keep in mind that you probably have much more money available to you than you think.
Having an emergency fund saved is important so that when problems do occur, they aren’t as bad as they could be. Here’s how our emergency fund helped us when our AC went out.
It always seems that unexpected expenses seem to pop up at the end of the month when our cash flow is lowest. How can you deal with those unexpected expenses?
Don’t have an emergency fund yet? This post will show you how to build your fully funded emergency fund in less than a year.
A couple of years ago if you had asked me what I would do if an emergency presented itself and I needed some money quickly, I would probably have told you, “That’s what credit cards are for!”. Just put it on the card and pay it off when you can! Emergencies aren’t really something you […]
The large emergency fund or contingency fund is an important part of a good financial plan. Here’s why you should save 3-12 months of expenses.
Some financial gurus suggest that you save $1000 for an emergency fund before getting in to hardcore debt reduction. Is it enough?
I used to think that emergency funds really weren’t necessary, that they were just something that people who were overly cautious about money worried about. Why would i ever need to have one? After all, that’s what credit cards are for! If we ever have an emergency we’ll just put any expenses on the credit […]