If you feel like you could do more to improve your saving and investing habits, or don’t know how to get started, here are some tips to help. Financial experts agree that there are two important things to focus on: start and contribute regularly to an emergency fund and contribute at least 10% of your paycheck to a retirement account.
By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®
Having an emergency fund is a surefire way to protect you and your family against unforeseen events. A solid emergency fund can give you a buffer if things go wrong — like when your car breaks down, or something in your household needs repair.