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 ...
Possible Duplicate: As a general rule, how much in “liquid” emergency savings should I have? I know I should have one, but I don't know how to start and how much I should have.
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 ...