Emergency Fund

Home On FIRE! The Importance Of Emergency Funds

House On FIRE

It’s house on FIRE day! We had an electrical emergency over at CMO central the other day, and fortunately had a birthday hero here to help save our house from catching on fire. This experience was a powerful reminder of the importance of emergency funds – and emergency plans. Read more about what happened, and be sure to catch the bonus video with interviews with my family about the event.

Near Death, Recovery, and Money- Interview With My Husband

This time of the year is the hardest time to go onto Facebook. You know how Facebook loves to prompt you to see what happened today in your personal history? Well, these few weeks, every time I log onto Facebook I get to see the memories of what happened exactly six years ago. When my …

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A Harrowing Escape Inspires The Personal Finance Community – Beyond The Emergency Fund

We all know that we “should” prepare for emergencies, but we really think that they can’t happen to us. Unfortunately my friend and fellow blogger Dad, Dollars, Debts and his family lost his home and all his possessions in the CA wildfires. In his honor, I rallied many of our fellow bloggers to publish a chain of posts all about preparing for emergencies.