Being single can be great. Most people travel, eat well and have fabulous experiences, but you still have to be financially sound — even when living the good life. Whatever amount of money you are making sounds like a great deal when you are single. But be careful, it is easy to rack up debts and have your finances spiral out of control.
Here’s how to stay in control:
1.) Emergency Fund
Be sure you have six to eight months of expenses saved and tucked away for emergencies. I know so many people that live paycheck to paycheck and when an emergency happens they have to struggle to find the money to pay for it.
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