Setting up your emergency fund in four easy steps

Christine Benz’s guide to creating a financial safety net.

Christine Benz 15 September, 2017 | 5:00PM Christian Charest
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Christian Charest: For Morningstar, I'm Christian Charest. We all know we should be saving money for a rainy day. But putting aside three to six months' worth of income in an emergency fund is a lot easier said than done. I'm here today with Christine Benz, she is Morningstar's Director of Personal Finance, and she has written extensively on this very important personal finance topic that often gets neglected.

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Christine Benz

Christine Benz  Christine Benz is Morningstar's director of personal finance and author of 30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances and the Morningstar Guide to Mutual Funds: 5-Star Strategies for Success. Follow Christine on Twitter: @christine_benz.

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