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Military Millennials: What's Your Emergency Savings Tactical Mission Plan?

Written by guest blogger Letty Stevens, AFC®

Millennial servicemembers, do you have an emergency savings SMEAC? Whether you’re just building emergency savings or adding to it, here’s a basic emergency savings tactical mission plan for you to use today. 594 more words

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Emergency Savings

Emergency Savings Are Vital, Yet 66 Million Americans Don’t Have Any

A disturbing new report from Bankrate finds that 66 million U.S. adults have zero dollars saved for an emergency. 209 more words

Nearly A Third Of Americans Have No Emergency Savings

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Nearly 30 percent of Americans — 66 million people — don’t have savings to raid in the event of an emergency.

This finding by Bankrate.com comes five months after the site reported that about 63 percent of Americans wouldn’t be able to handle a $500 car repair or a $1,000 emergency room bill. 46 more words

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Would you be able to come up with $1,000 for an emergency? If not, you are not alone...

A recent poll found that two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency. It found that these financial difficulties span all income levels. 83 more words

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Which Umbrella Should I use Today?

FiestyFroggy and I were having a conversation on one of my recent posts. I was sharing the fact that I had a load of expenses come up after setting my really aggressive… 616 more words

Budget

What’s Bigger: Emergency Savings or Credit Card Debt?

We’d all like to have zero credit card debt and 6-months’ worth of emergency savings, but that’s not how things are working out for many Americans. 173 more words

J. Michael Collins Op-Ed "One Paycheck Away From Poverty" published in The Hill

Innovations around emergency savings to help build the liquid resources of families on the cusp of poverty are imperative in the current climate of income and expense volatility. 37 more words

J. Michael Collins