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How Bucket Budgeting Can Turbocharge Your Motivation to Save

In what has become a depressingly consistent tradition, a recent Bankrate survey revealed that 61% of Americans would not be able to cover a $1,000 unplanned expense. Unemployment is currently quite low by historical standards, so the problem is not that people can’t earn money. It’s more likely that, for a variety of reasons, most people are not saving enough of each paycheck to establish an adequate emergency fund.
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