Posts Tagged: Emergency Savings

When people are just starting out with budgeting and saving money, we teach them the importance of setting goals. The first goal we recommend people set is to establish an emergency savings fund. Too many people don’t set aside enough cash to get through a crisis, and when hard times come, they are forced to…

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Each September is designated National Preparedness Month, when consumers are reminded to do what they can to be ready for emergencies. While the primary goal is to be sure people have a plan for their families when the unexpected happens, we urge everyone to consider the financial aspects of preparedness. In the past, we suggested…

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July 4th is when we celebrate our independence, and this year we urge you to make financial independence a top priority. We tend to focus on consumers who are in financial distress, helping them reduce debt and get out of the hole. But to be truly independent financially, we need to usher them further along,…

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It’s not just America Saves Week, it’s also Military Saves Week. Credit.org is second to none in our commitment to America’s servicemen and women. We want to ensure all military personnel are able to manage their finances and attain financial freedom. Today’s theme for Military Saves Week is “Save for Emergencies.” Get started by checking…

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