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Q. How Big Should My Emergency Fund Be?

Posted January 15, 2016

A. There is a wide range of opinions about how big an emergency fund should be. Your fund is going to depend on what amount you feel most comfortable with. The standard suggestions are 3 to 6 months, 6 to 9 months or 9 to 12 months of living expenses. If you are self-employed or… Read more

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Q. Where can I find out about scams?

Posted January 7, 2016

A. Here are some resources about scams: WiserWomen-Improving the long-term financial security of all women through education and advocacy. The Federal Trade Commision (FTC)-The FTC works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide information to help consumers spot, stop and avoid them. Read more