25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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But the truth is, we have the money. And while I don’t like parting with our money, I am grateful that this repair won’t send us into financial distress. 2 – Decide where to put the money. It is NOT a spending account. But you know what sucks more?

25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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But the truth is, we have the money. And while I don’t like parting with our money, I am grateful that this repair won’t send us into financial distress. Dave Ramsey suggests in his book, The Total Money Makeover , that you create a starter emergency fund of $1000. Being self-employed, we have a higher starter fund on hand and when we pay off our non-mortgage debt, we will save to at least 6 months expenses and maybe even more. It is NOT a spending account.

10 Smart Ways to Become Debt Free

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The idea of becoming debt free makes me downright giddy. How did they make it happen? Everyone had unique motivation for working towards debt freedom: Jackie and her husband were sick of the stress that goes along with money issues. She also didn’t want to waste money that is spent on mortgage interest. They Earned Extra Money. Acadia’s advice is to be creative and think about your talents and gifts and how you could use them to make extra money.

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