Articles under “emergency fund”

How To Build the Emergency Fund That’s Right for You

Even the most careful planners can lose their job or experience unusual healthcare costs. So you know you need an emergency fund — but how much of one do you need?

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The “What-If Fund” — What It Is and Why Every Woman Needs One

You can look at your emergency fund and think of all the bad things it might one day give you the ability to escape, but you can also look at the money and imagine what opportunities or big ideas it might allow you to say yes to.

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4 Signs You Have Too Much Cash, And What To Do To Fix It

Where is the line between what cash you should hang onto and what you should invest? Here are a few signs you might be overshooting the cash zone.

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How You Should Save For Short-Term vs. Long-Term Goals

Being mindful and deliberate about how and where you’re saving to maximize growth of your money, make cash easily accessible when you need it, and minimize cash drag? That’s next level.

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