emergency funds

What To Do When You Need $100, Fast 

What To Do When You Need $100, Fast 

A new poll from Bloomberg suggests that almost half of Americans would have a hard time affording a $100 emergency, like a speeding ticket, medical bill or other unexpected expense. Many Australians are in similar situations as well. Consider the idea that maybe this says less about people’s financial habits…

Double Your Emergency Fund If You Plan To Be Self-Employed

Double Your Emergency Fund If You Plan To Be Self-Employed

Especially when you’re just starting out, self-employment can be unsteady. You’re not sure when the next client will come or how long the gig will last. For this reason, one financial planner suggests doubling down on your emergency fund.