If I go PP, do I still need a Cash Emergency Fund?

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Re: If I go PP, do I still need a Cash Emergency Fund?

Post by Pointedstick » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:40 pm

Tyler, when are you going to get a website set up for that backtester you've made? Those visualizations are just outstanding! At least make it public somehow. :)
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Re: If I go PP, do I still need a Cash Emergency Fund?

Post by Tyler » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:45 pm

Pointedstick wrote: Tyler, when are you going to get a website set up for that backtester you've made? Those visualizations are just outstanding! At least make it public somehow. :)
Just a lowly ME with some Excel skills.  It's on my radar, though.  Patience!  :D
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Re: If I go PP, do I still need a Cash Emergency Fund?

Post by mathjak107 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:58 pm

i love the colors.  anything with colors or lights gets my attention.
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Re: If I go PP, do I still need a Cash Emergency Fund?

Post by sapperleader » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:09 am

My wife and I definitely include the emergency fund as part of PP cash holdings.  I think people would be surprised if they add up all of the buckets of savings and life costs how easy it is to get close to  25% cash.

We use a spreadsheet we call a savings tracker which tracks all of the savings goals(electronics replacement to car repair, emergency fund to vacation).
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