Are You Equipped For An Emergency?

The emergency fund, like investing, should be specifically tailored cheap mlb jerseys to each individual’s needs.  Not everyone is lucky enough to have job stability. I’ve constantly debated myself wholesale NBA jerseys on how much cash to keep. I’m a freelancer / contractor with a decent weekly rate, but I’m still new to this career and at times I’ve gone wholesale jerseys months the without work and living in Los Angeles is expensive! I hate the idea of having to sell any equities or go into credit card debt while unemployed so I’ve decided to keep an emergency fund of about a years worth of expenses Поверн?ть in a low interest CapitalOne360 account (referral link).  This works great with my Sharebuilder investment accounts.  If Mr. Market goes on a huge sale and I’m feeling comfortable at work, I can decide to instantly transfer some cash from PGT my Emergency Fund to make purchases and refill the fund as appropriate.   Many people will say this is too much cash and holding my portfolio back, and others will say because of my volatile job situation, my emergency fund needs to be even bigger. What’s important is I have a plan that works for me.

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2 thoughts on “Are You Equipped For An Emergency?
  1. Kevin

    I am still recovering from years of overspending. My goal is to save around 3 months of living expenses in a high-yield savings account, then dollar-cost average future contributions to the emergency fund to a 40/60 stock/bond index fund at Vanguard and save/invest well over a year’s worth of living expenses in this fund. If I have a short-term emergency, I can tap the 3-month pile; if I have a longer need, I can draw down slowly from the fund. If I am fortunate enough to not need to draw from emergency fund, the money in the 40/60 fund will likely outpace inflation.

     
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    1. My Dividend Growth

      Wow you dug up one of my very first posts, such an old article, hehe. Great job getting your finances together, I think you’ll find that once you get the ball rolling on the emergency fund and investments life becomes way less stressful. I’ve come so far myself from the time I posted this article and have a completely different attitude and motivation for life. I hope you’ll check in from time to time and let me know how it’s going. Best of luck and thanks for stopping by.

       
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