BUSYKID ARCHIVE - May 2019

Your emergency savings should start at $500. How to make that work

KEY POINTS How much to save will vary, depending on your income and cost of living. An emergency fund should be invested in cash or cash equivalents that won’t be exposed to risk. Jeremy Straub, CEO of Coastal Wealth, suggests putting away at least 5 percent to 10 percent of each paycheck until you’ve saved ...