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An emergency fund is cash you’ve saved for one purpose: to help you cope with the emergencies that life hands you, without disrupting your everyday routine. It could be an accident or a health issue — with your fund you have room to breathe. The key, however, is to leave the fund alone until you need it. Deposit your money, let it earn a little interest, and ignore the balance until an actual emergency occurs.
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Clipp is a mobile payment app for Android and iOS that purports to streamline bar tab management. The app is compatible with the point-of-sale systems of more than 700 venues around Australia, with support for all states and territories. So is there actually any advantage to Clipp, or is it basically no different to plonking down your credit card? We recently tested the app at our local bar in a bid to find out.