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Author: yddeyma Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 308782  
Subject: Poll: E-fund Date: 5/6/2013 7:35 PM
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I don't post here much, but lurk occasionally. I thought this would be the best board to get a poll about how large an emergency fund should be. From various places, you can get a finance guru to recommend anywhere from 3 months to a year's worth of emergency fund. I wondered what you Fools had. If you are focusing on paying down debt and you haven't fully funded your E-fund, just pick the one that you are saving toward eventually.

= Equal To
> Greater Than
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How many months of expenses does your Emergency Fund cover?
 9% (7 Votes)
= 3 Months
 19% (14 Votes)
> 3 to < 6 Months
 8% (6 Votes)
= 6 Months
 9% (7 Votes)
> 6 to < 9 Months
 52% (38 Votes)
>= 9 Months
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