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Are you putting money into savings every month?

We put as much as we can in savings for a rainy day. Do you?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:43 AM on Mar. 9, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • I'm just happy if I can pay my bills each week.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:47 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Absolutely! They say you should have atleast 6 months (or is it 3 months?) of income in your savings account in case of emergency , Layoffs, mediacl emergency, house emergencies, etc. Almost all of our taxes went into our savings account.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:50 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Only our 401k..Otherwise we pay bills and enjoy ourselves..We do not use credit cards or have much debt besides mortgage.So if worse came to worse we could borrow from our sizable 401K..

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:51 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • 0 .... we are so far in a hole it's not funny
    BlooBird

    Answer by BlooBird at 9:52 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Every month a percentage goes into my husbands TSP, and we always put money in our savings account.
    armywife2009101

    Answer by armywife2009101 at 9:54 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • We just started Dave Ramsey's "Total Money Makeover" and WILL start putting money into savings EVERY week. As well as tithing and paying CASH for everything all while getting OUT of debt 100%%%%%.
    RutterMama

    Answer by RutterMama at 10:15 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Nope...
    ryanlynn

    Answer by ryanlynn at 10:19 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Yes. We have always been good savers though..we each came from VERY fiscally responsible homes. Our parents were more into saving than spending. It really rubbed off on us. We almost have enough to retire and we are in our very early 40's.
    yourspecialkid

    Answer by yourspecialkid at 10:20 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • Yes. We put a specific amount into savings every months... the household savings and the childrens' savings accounts. We also use the "way to save" with Wachovia. So every time we swipe our debit cards, a dollar is transferred to the main savings.
    AutymsMommy

    Answer by AutymsMommy at 10:25 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

  • i dont have many bills to pay but i did put some money into a savings account and i have money in the savings account for a house i am trying to save up for
    britme1027

    Answer by britme1027 at 10:42 AM on Mar. 9, 2010

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