How We Finally Finished Our Emergency Fund

Last week, I was telling you about how my husband and I had been working on building an emergency fund of 3-6 months of expenses (since we're both freelancers, we were going for 6 months to give us some added security). Creating this emergency fund … [Read more...]

Why Saving for Our Emergency Fund Took More Than a Year

When I left off in my "honest discussion" saga last week, it was the summer of 2008 and my family had just boarded a plane bound for Kansas City from Tel Aviv. In January of that year, we had gotten serious about figuring out the financial mess we … [Read more...]