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New Tool Helps Diagnose the Financial Pain of Cancer

Simply getting a diagnosis of cancer would send the stress level of most people through the roof. It’s not news that anybody visiting a doctor wants to hear. The stress of the disease, however, is not the only stress which … Continue reading

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Your Emergency Fund Needs to Be Bigger Than You Think

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how the “Emergency Fund” should really be called something else, since so few financial events are really emergencies. Regardless of what you call it, you need to be setting money aside to … Continue reading

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Is There Such A Thing As An Emergency?

Financial writers (myself included) often talk about the “emergency fund.” This is money you set aside so that you can pay for things like medical expenses, car repairs, home repairs, or some other sudden, necessary expense. Having extra money set … Continue reading

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