Posts filed under: Emergency Fund

Unexpected expenses, or what we think are unexpected expenses come up all the time in our personal finances. Have you ever been hit with an unexpected expense?...
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The past couple of weeks were not good ones for me. A couple of weekends ago I had a bunch of stuff planned that I wanted to get done for my blog. Want to know how much I worked on it? Zero. Nada. Zilch. Why? Because Influenza B happened....
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Have you ever been hit with an unexpected financial need such as a car repair, home repair, or school cost and you didn’t know where the money was going to come from to pay for it? I’ve been there. Many. Times. Learning how to take care of these situations can help you not only in......
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If there is one thing extremely valuable that I have learned when it comes to personal finance is that not everything will work for everyone. That applies to paying off debt as well. As of June 2017, the total collective American revolving credit card debt surpassed the previous high of $1.02 trillion set in April......
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This post originally appeared on VTX Capital. If you haven’t checked out their site yet, there is some great content on there (some of which I have written!). This post is also an updated, more expanded version of the ways I used to pay off $26,000 in debt within 11 months. Debt sucks. There is......
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Everyone talks about how to get out of debt and to get your financial life in order. What about how to completely go the other direction? Here’s a lesson in what NOT to do. 😉 Back in July 2012 I had one credit card with money on it. It was interest free, which was great, ......
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So last week I posted a blog on how we are going on a spending freeze. While that still is very true, what I didn’t expect was us having to spent quite a bit of money over the past couple of weeks from when I started writing that article. Of course, it would happen that......
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A lot of times, our plans for getting our financial life on track and get out of debt and all of these lofty, but very attainable goals get derailed because of what we call an unexpected expense. Emergency funds are supposed to be for our unexpected expenses so we don’t have to put them on......
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