25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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Emergencies happen when you least expect them. Our emergency fund has saved us countless times and it will save us once again with the truck. If you can’t answer with the word, CASH , then please, set yourself up for success and build an emergency fund.

25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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Emergencies happen when you least expect it. Our emergency fund has saved us countless times and it will save us once again with the truck. If you can’t answer with the word, CASH , then please, set yourself up for success and build your emergency fund. Follow these three action steps and the list of ideas below to find the cash for your fund. 3 Action Steps to Set Up your Emergency Fund. 3 – Commit to funding the account.

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Make Money Your Hobby

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Those books, Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad , Ecker’s The Millionaire Mind , Orman’s Money Book for the Young, Fabulous, and Broke , among others, became the catalyst for a brand new personal hobby… money. Money stopped being a burden and became a hobby, something I enjoyed and thrived on- literally. I wonder what would happen if more people adopted the money hobby. Not long after college, a friend of mine gave me a list of recommended books.

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Meet Doug & Laura. They Paid off $23,000 in 16 Months. | Debt Free Stories

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What are your hobbies? Because we wanted to get out of debt as fast as possible, we stopped saving money after we had an emergency fund in place. I focus more on the big picture (saving for a house, vacations, emergency fund, etc.) We made the habit of now needing or spending the money we put toward debt and now we use that to put toward our emergency fund, vacations, and a down payment on a house. Welcome to Debt Free Stories.

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How I’m Managing our Family Budget during the Pandemic

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I have written often about the importance of an emergency fund. Who would have concocted a story like this when planning for an emergency? This is not an elective, fun, no-spend month like what we did in January to find funds for our summer vacation.

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How to Live your Dream Life Debt Free

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Monetize your hobby. Turn your hobby into something that generates income. Is not the bulk reflective of your expenses used for unhealthy activities, hobbies, vices or food? If you stop smoking, you can use that money to fund your emergency fund. Living your dream life debt free requires a simply task of going back to Grade 1 math lessons and applying the concepts. Recall how your teacher taught you how to add and subtract.

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Meet Jackie. She and Her Husband Paid off $147,000 in Debt | Debt Free Stories

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What are your hobbies? That’s one of my hobbies.) I needed to count on myself and support my son, and that meant getting my financial life in order, starting with building an emergency fund for the first time. Building an emergency fund also helps enormously. Welcome to Debt Free Stories. Today, I’m pleased to introduce you to Jackie. She and her husband paid off $147,000 in debt–including their home.

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How to Achieve Your Financial Goals (tips from the achievers)

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Look at your budget to determine if there are extra funds to apply to the smallest debt each month. They took it one step at a time though, first by building up emergency funds as quickly as possible, then by paying off the credit cards and committing to no new debt. When Elle from Couple Money was paying off her car, she set up automatic payments and when the car was paid off, she continued to send that money to a car replacement fund, rather than spend it elsewhere.

How Angela & Jeff paid off $58,000 of Debt in 2 Years

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What are your hobbies? We are currently working towards fully funding our emergency fund. Meet Angela. I watched her and her husband’s debt free scream on The Dave Ramsey Show. When I heard her mention that she had a You Tube channel, I just knew I had to ask her for an interview. I was thrilled that she agreed, and I think you are going to love this couple’s story.

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Meet Aja. She & her husband Paid Off $110,000 in Debt

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What are your hobbies? We are almost done with our 3-6 month emergency fund and will begin maxing out our retirement accounts. Today’s debt free story is from Aja. She writes about family, finances and faith at her blog, Principles of Increase. Tell us about you and your family. Where are you from? What do you and your spouse do for a living? Include anything that you’d like to add to give the reader an idea about your personality.

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Meet Tracy, a Single Mom Who Paid Off $41,587 | Debt Free Stories

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What are your hobbies? I’m working on baby step 3 (3-6 months emergency fund) while paying cash for my new home projects. Welcome to Debt Free Stories. Today, I am pleased to introduce you to Tracy. She paid off $41,587 in debt in 14 months! She blogs at Happy Healthy Mommy. Tell us about you and your family. Where are you from? What do you do for a living? Include anything that you’d like to add to give the reader an idea about your personality.

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Find out how Charissa and Her Husband Paid Off $7665 of Debt and Cash Flowed College

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What are your hobbies? The next goals in line would be to build up a 3 month emergency fund and save enough money to replace my car. Today’s Debt Free Story is from Charissa. She helps readers gain control of their finances and live well on a budget at her blog Cook with a Shoe . Tell us about you and your family. Where are you from? What do you and your spouse do for a living?

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How Krystal and Josh paid off $80k in 4 years!

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What are your hobbies? emergency fund, so we started throwing what little extra we had straight. and using all of our extra funds, like bonuses from work and tax returns, we were able to pay everything off in 4 years! First, we will save our six-month emergency fund. Meet Krystal. She is the co-founder of the website, Little Light on a Hill , where she writes about faith, family, and finances.

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Find Out How Olivia & Her Husband Paid off Their Mortgage in 33 Months

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What are your hobbies? We skipped Baby Step #5 (college funding) because we didn’t have kids at the time. We’re now on Baby Step #7 (building wealth, which includes college funding). Our goals now are to fully fund our Roth IRA accounts, make other investments for retirement and college so our kids do not have to pay for college, and have the option to retire early. Make sure to have an emergency fund so you’re not put back into debt when something comes up.

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