Earlier this week there was a discussion at getrichslowly.org about a poll they had done about emergency funds. One of the findings was that the amount people were saving in their emergency … [Read more...] about How Much Money Are You Saving In Your Emergency Fund? Have You Ever Had To Use It?
In one of my first posts on this site I gave a brief overview of Dave Ramsey's 7 Baby Steps, and gave links to a few other sites who talked about them. Today I want to begin my series on the 7 Baby … [Read more...] about Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps: Step 1 – $1000 To Start A Baby Emergency Fund
I recently found out that one of my associates uses her Roth IRA as an emergency fund. Rather than put money into a low yield savings account, or some other cash account, she uses her retirement … [Read more...] about Roth IRA: Emergency Fund?
As the economy continues to be stagnant and the unemployment rate continues to be high, a recent poll by BankRate.com found that still far too few people are preparing for the possibility of a job … [Read more...] about Do You Have Savings In Case Of An Emergency? 1 In 4 Americans Have Zero Emergency Savings
There is no way to be completely prepared for a disaster. However, you can do your best to prepare yourself financially for an emergency that could cause you problems. If you haven't thought about it … [Read more...] about How To Financially Prepare For A Disaster