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How much is enough to save for a financial emergency?

How much is enough to save for a financial emergency?

Most financial responsibilities are predictable, but you need rainy-day funds to deal with the unpredictable. Do you have enough? Financial crises do arise, times when you must pay for something unexpectedly and immediately. A medical emergency could keep you out of...
Keep from being miserable while living on a tight budget

Keep from being miserable while living on a tight budget

No one particularly wants to live on a tight budget, but there are times when we need to rein in our spending and pay better attention to where the money is going. But, you can still live well on a tight budget. There are ways to live your best life while spending...
Mind over money: How to master your savings

Mind over money: How to master your savings

If most of your paycheck seems to vanish as you pay the weekly bills, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is saving money for the future. It’s easy to get in the mindset of telling yourself, “Someday, when I have a little money left over,...