Think of an Emergency Fund as your Touch-Me-Not Money. You just don’t touch it no matter what happens. That is, until necessary.
Money has affected every facet of our lives since the day we were born. Unless you are still in the caves, it’s not so hard to agree with Madonna: “We are living in a material world!”
Since we will be dealing with money for a much longer period of time, here are some good ways to jump-start your personal financial engine.