Part 1: Emergency Fund – A False Sense of Security?

Recently, a headline grabbed my attention.  That doesn’t happen often these days because I’ve vowed to be more aware of and intentional about ignoring sensational headlines, mostly because the articles typically don’t have much substance or meaningful analysis behind them.  But this one caught me—hook, line, and sinker.  The article I read was centered around … Continue reading Part 1: Emergency Fund – A False Sense of Security?

Wait for a Windfall

In other articles here on Sow a Dime & Reap a Dollar, I’ve discussed prioritizing spending, wants versus needs, budgeting, waiting 30 days (see links to these articles below), and a variety of other topics aimed at improving your financial future.  If the content in those articles didn’t help you with tackling your spending, I … Continue reading Wait for a Windfall