Financial Fitness and Wellness | Blog - by SARA CHEVERE

Post-Pandemic Financial Recovery: 3 Money Management Tips to Jump Back on Track

All your life you have been told that finance is complex, and managing money is better handled by professional accountants or managers. That is as far from the truth as possible. 

Life can become a whole lot simpler when your finances are in order, and you can teach yourself to do it. A well sorted out financial plan cannot be stressed enough in the post-pandemic world where so many people are struggling to find decent work and having a hard time making ends meet.

Even if you didn’t lose your job this time around, living from paycheck to paycheck is tough anyway. In my career as a financial coach, I’ve met many people who fall into high-income brackets but still struggle to afford a life they truly desire.

If you’re in the same boat, then don’t stress over it. A lot of Americans have probably never had sound money management advice in their life. And when the pandemic struck, not many had a solid contingency or fallback plan. Very few people have side...

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Why Is It So Important To Have An Emergency Fund?

#emergencyfund #savings Oct 01, 2017

In the midst of Hurricane Season and Fire Season and even Earthquake Season, it is important to ask ourselves these questions. The word EMERGENCY broke it down pretty well. We need to have funds for any unexpected events. This should be liquid assets that are readily available.

Here are the major unexpected events that we can run into:

1. Job Loss
2. Medical Emergency
3. Car Repairs
4. House Repairs
5. Weather Conditions

When a hurricane is approaching an area, most individuals are subject to hours of preparation, which means an increment of expenses, by having to buy extra nonperishable food, supplies like flashlights, candles, plywood, and of course water.  This also means hours of loss of work time. If you do not evacuate the area, you can lose your car, your home will also incur in damages and that is without counting personal items that could be lost due to wind or water damage.

Fire is something very unexpected as well.  How about insurance protection for flooding,...

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