If you don’t have enough savings to fall back on, you should take action now to protect yourself from an unexpected bill.
A third of us are living on the financial edge with no savings whatsoever. The three most common unexpected costs were: car repairs, medical bills, and technology that needed urgent repair or replacement. Worryingly, many of us would either have to get into debt or increase our debt if we were hit by unexpected bills. And, unless you can rely on family or friends, getting hold of a decent chunk of cash fast will cost you. So it’s better to be prepared in case of an emergency.
Here are two ways to make sure you have money on hand for a rainy day.