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The Joy and Agony of Using Your Emergency Fund

Hey Plutus family!  I have a love-hate relationship with having an emergency fund. I love the fact I can save money, but then the thought of using it; hurts me to the core. How do you feel about having an emergency fund? Do you have a love/hate relationship with having an emergency fund? Let us know!

Check out what we have for you this week.

Less Cars, More Money: My Visit to the City of the Future. [Mr. Money Mustache] — “If I could have one single wish in the world, this is what I would wish for. It’s a change so massive that it would make every person on the planet better off and fix most of our problems in one grand sweep. And it’s probably not what you’d expect.” (Submitted by J. Money.)

The Joy and Agony of Using Your Emergency Fund.  [NZ Muse] — “It was our second to last night on holiday. Slumbering in a cute Airbnb in Napier. Literally the last thing I expected was a call from the local cops at 4am notifying me the car had been stolen (from right outside!) for a joyride, recovered, and the perp in custody.” (Submitted by Tarsha.)

Give More, Pay Less. [Tony Isola] — “Making money doesn’t create success; what you do with it does. The Go-Giver sold millions of copies based on the application of this premise. The book answered the eternal money question – How do we delineate true wealth? Your true wealth is determined by how much more you give in value than you take in payment.”​​ (Submitted by J. Money.)