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I set at least $20 per paycheck away as an emergency fund. This is cash that we cannot use until an actual emergency arises, such as a hospital bill, loss of pay, etc. Otherwise, it is there to be saved. It adds up quicker than you would think!

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  • We do something similar to this. I've learned to pay us first. Then it's bills. Then it's whatever. We've pulled ourselves out of some pretty hefty jams doing it this way. - by GENP476
  • this sounds so easy but I spend it all on bills. emoticon - by NORPRINT
  • It's also good to have cash around in case of a natural disaster. - by DANSINDI

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