Nasdaq: 9 Steps to Saving a $10,000 Emergency Fund

Nasdaq recently picked up an article from GoBankingRates that I was quoted in. 

It might help to use a formula and organize things into categories, said Kate Holmes, CFP and founder of Belmore Financial. She suggested working toward a 50/30/20 budget: 50 percent of take-home pay for necessities like housing, food, medical, and transportation; 30 percent for fun stuff like Happy Hour, hobbies, and travel; and 20 percent for debt and savings. If you’re really motivated, you might want to flip the 30 and 20 percent amounts.