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How to Build the Perfect Emergency Fund

Start small.

While you should eventually build an emergency fund that can handle more serious emergencies (economic downturn, loss of job, etc.), you’re going to want to start by putting together a short-term emergency fund. 683 more words

Financial Advice

How To Get the Most From Your Savings Account

Not All Savings Accounts Are Created Equal

Most of the big banks here in the U.S. offer meager savings rates for your hard-earned money, but it’s not all bad! 584 more words

Need To Know

3 Ways to Think Differently About Savings

Three Steps that Will Help You Think Differently About the Value of Savings in your Life

 1. Look at the big picture of money.

69% of all the money that flows through the US economy… 463 more words

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"Next Man In": Have You Prepared a Financial Backup?

You know who Andrew Luck is.  We all do.  I write this from my home in Indianapolis, where Andrew Luck is the Golden Boy.  He is the face of the Colts franchise and widely considered to be the best young quarterback in all of football. 369 more words

Financial Planning

Emergency Savings – Here’s What You Really Need

Costs related to an unexpected illness or accident can spiral. Here’s the truth about savings in America: We all talk a lot about how much we should be saving and spending, but the majority of us don’t save enough to pay for a surprise expense that must be covered immediately. 611 more words

Saving Money

Quarter of Canadians living paycheque to paycheque: BMO poll

WATCH ABOVE: The 6 biggest money mistakes Canadians make.

If you lost your job, would you have enough money saved to keep you afloat? Although Canadians on average have more stowed away in emergency savings accounts than in the past, a large number are still living paycheque to paycheque. 315 more words