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do you and your hubby save enough to feel safe?

for emergencies and retirement, sickness and all that

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ilovedogs1967

Asked by ilovedogs1967 at 9:57 AM on Feb. 27, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • Yes, we do. It took a little while to get there but we are there.
    armywife2009101

    Answer by armywife2009101 at 10:00 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • We're trying to, but it seems like every time we have a little bit of money something breaks down right away. A couple of weeks ago it was the car, now it's the hot water heater. So who knows if we'll ever actually have a decent amount saved up in case something really bad happened.
    wahm_abbeyrose

    Answer by wahm_abbeyrose at 10:04 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • not even close we live pay check to pay check n most of the time barely make it
    monroemommyof2

    Answer by monroemommyof2 at 11:21 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • I finally have enough to make it about a month. My goal is 3 months.
    customcat2000

    Answer by customcat2000 at 11:36 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • We've got enough to make it a month.
    Right now we're following the Dave Ramsey baby-steps (DaveRamsey.com)
    We are working on getting out of debt and we should be done soon.
    Then we'll save 3 to 6 months worth of expenses. I'm super excited for that :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:20 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • we follow Dave Ramsey also!
    ilovedogs1967

    Answer by ilovedogs1967 at 6:29 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • We follow Dave Ramsey also. We have 6 months of living expenses saved and we are debt free. Baby steps......that's how you get there.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:00 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • ilovedogs, are you in the Dave Ramsey group on Cafemom?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:43 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

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