5 Ways to Grow an Emergency Fund
“The stock market hates surprises and uncertainty, but the [recent] volatility of the market shouldn’t make you nervous. You have an emergency fund in a savings account, right? If not, it’s not too late to boost your savings. Avoid letting unexpected expenses or events lead you to financial ruin. Build your emergency fund by following these tips.”
Back when my husband and I got married my parents gifted us with tuition for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. And the very first thing we learned in that course was the importance of establishing an emergency first and foremost before moving on to other financial steps. Over the years our emergency fund has proven time and again to be so important and comforting, and I’d like to grow ours even more. If you want to fatten your emergency fund, or even just want to start one, just follow these tips from Bankrate to help you out.