Articles under “emergency fund”

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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Should You Pay Off Debt Or Invest? Here’s The Real Answer

When you have some extra cash, how to do you decide whether to invest it or put it toward paying down debt? We fully unpacked this surprisingly complex quandary, complete with considering emergency funds, toxic debt, and weighing interest rates.

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