Why Is It So Important To Have An Emergency Fund?

emergency fund 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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