Pennsylvania – Financial emergencies are bound to happen. But if you’re actually prepared to handle one… you’re in the minority.

Bankrate’s Greg McBride says that number might actually be higher now, due to thousands of federal government workers going without pay.

So prepare yourself for the unexpected. Start saving now.

Experts say you should have a minimum emergency fund of two weeks’ pay or $1,000, whichever is greater.

It’ll help you pay for minor unexpected expenses such as a car repair, broken appliance, or vet emergency… without needing to go into debt.

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Unprepared Financial Emergency