Emergency Fund

My family went on a three-week road trip during the summer between my sophomore and junior year of high school. The day before we left, an earthquake in California affected power — and bank networks — across Western states. Even though I lived in Idaho, my family went hours without power. And when we left […]

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Did you know that most New Year’s Resolutions are eventually broken? Some experts say that it just doesn’t make sense to make them – you end up disappointing yourself. But I still think New Year’s, or the beginning of each year, is a good time to reflect on the past and decide on things to […]

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Many people have a plan to deal with accidents, but where they fail is in actually testing them to see how well they work. If you built up an emergency fund, that’s great. But, do you actually go through the process of simulating an emergency so you know what to expect when you actually need […]

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When you are trying to make a financial plan, or reach a certain financial goal, it is important to have an idea of your financial priorities. After all, without priorities, it is impossible to decide what you should do with your money — not to mention figure out what actions you need to take to […]

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As I sit here thinking about my plans and goals for full time blogging (and at the same thing pinching myself to see if it’s all real), I realized that all this was only possible because of my parents. Sure, I was able to quit my job because I established an emergency fund, knew my […]

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Some of us are creative thinkers, especially when it comes to making excuses about saving for our emergency fund. From the weak economy to the falling dollar to high gas prices, there are new ones every day. To break the trend of using our creativity to think of excuses, I challenged myself to instead think of some […]

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