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How Does Your Rainy Day Fund Stack Up?

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Being that my main topics revolve around saving money and most of my readers are focused on this as well, I thought it’d be fun to share an infographic from that I found in Daily Infographic (I love this site!). According to, 50% of Americans claim that they would have difficulty coming up with $2,000 for unexpected expenses. Around here, that’s what an emergency fund is for. However, I guess this is still a novel idea to many Americans based on data

Read More for My Significant Other

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I’ve known about for quite a while now, but I never thought I needed it because I use Quickbooks. I’m also the person responsible for all the finances in our family as well; I create annual budgets, pay the bills, and keep track of our online accounts, so I really didn’t think I needed this to keep track of our finances. Yet, after speaking with a close family member who was clueless on their family’s finances (and frightened about what might happen in the...

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