Category Archives: Emergency Funds

Building an Emergency Fund? Ice Cream Can Help!

by Jackie Beck

Building an emergency fund is one of the keys to both getting and staying debt free. If you’ve ever found yourself feeling deprived while working to build your savings, watch this little video and see what the power of a …

Posted in Emergency Funds on 08.24.15 | 4 Comments

How to Build a Starter Emergency Fund in 30 Days or Less

by Jackie Beck

An emergency fund can come in REALLY handy, giving you a cushion in case of job loss (or whatever else you deem an emergency). But building one is another story, right? According to’s monthly consumer poll, “28% of Americans …

Posted in Emergency Funds on 01.01.15 | 1 Comment

Emergencies Happen

by Jackie Beck

Have you ever wondered why Dave Ramsey’s Baby Step One is to create a thousand dollar beginning emergency fund? It’s because emergencies happen, to all of us. Having actual money on hand to pay for those is the first line …

Posted in Emergency Funds on 10.13.14 | Comments Off on Emergencies Happen

Reclaim Your Financial Life with 3 Simple Strategies

by Jackie Beck

Debt does not have to be just a part of life. I know, because we no longer have any. No mortgage, no car loan, no you name it. Nothing quite reclaims your financial life like getting out of debt. But …

Posted in Budgeting, Emergency Funds, Expenses on 10.08.14 | 2 Comments