My significant other received a gift from a family member in the form of silverware. The exact value is not known but it is likely enough to cover 6+ months worth of expenses if it were sold. It is ...
Should I prioritize paying down my higher interest debt over building an emergency fund, or vice-versa?
I have a debt of $15,000 at a yearly interest rate of 9%, which can be paid within 5 years. Would it be better for me to: Build first the emergency fund (e.g. liquidity for 6 months' expenses ...
I know standard rules of thumb are that it is a good idea to have a liquid emergency fund of between of anywhere from 3-8 months of expenses (depending upon the source). How important is liquidity ...
I'm buying my very first home next week, and should be receiving the $8,000 first-time home buyers tax credit. A majority of my savings are going to the down-payment of the house, but we still have a ...