Emergency Fund Resources
Are you in crisis? Or maybe you’re just looking to go deeper into this topic? There are many free and low-cost resources available to help you. Here are a few:
Just as you would call 9-1-1 in an emergency, you can call 2-1-1 (www.211.org) from anywhere in North America using your phone or computer to speak to a specialist in your community who can help you find a variety of free services including:
- Disaster and emergency help
- Housing and food assistance
- Employment and education opportunities
- Help starting a business
- Help for special groups such as veterans and victims of domestic abuse
Get help reaching your saving goals with tools and inspiration from America Saves (www.AmericaSaves.org).
American Savings Education Council (ASEC)—ChooseToSave.org
Visit www.ChooseToSave.org/calculators to calculate savings goals, savings potential, compound interest, earnings from potential investments and more.