6 Smart Ways to Invest Your Emergency Fund

The first rule of financial planning is that you need to have an emergency cash reserve which is sufficient to cover your living expenses for at least three to six months.

At the same time, there is no need for you to park your funds in a savings account which offers negligible returns, and that’s most bank savings accounts these days.

Invested smartly, your cash reserve can continue to grow in value and can be accessed any time you want. Below are six investment options where you can park your emergency funds and earn higher returns on a consistent basis.

Start Slideshow ❯

A $1 Billion Scheme So Slick Even Warren Buffett Fell for It — Now This Couple Is Headed to Jail

From 2011 to 2018, would-be entrepreneurs Jeff and Paulette Carpoff of Bencia, California developed a mobile solar generator business that attracted the attention of numerous big-name investors in the corporate

Do This Anytime to Earn Extra Income

Even if you are not close to retirement, many investors be looking closely at dividend-producing assets. There are many, including real estate in the form of REITs, dividend stocks and

19 Reasons to Eat Avocados

Avocados may be one of nature's most delicious superfoods. They are used in a number of dishes around the world, and for good reason. Avocados boast a number of vitamins

Ordinary Couple Turns $100 Storage Unit Bet into $1 Million

The only thing that Americans like more than hoarding or watching TV shows about other people who hoard is shows about looking for treasure in abandoned storage units. We hoard

Are the Bills in Your Wallet Clean — or Contaminated?

The World Health Organization warned on March 3, 2020 that COVID-19 might be transmissible via banknote handling. According to the WHO, coronavirus particles might be able to live on cash

Should You Invest in Physical Gold? Pros and Cons

As the world economy battles against economic uncertainty, demand for physical gold is on the rise. Whether you want to invest in gold bars or gold coins, you should first

New Blood Test Could Detect This Sneaky Type of Cancer

The pancreas is a small organ in the abdomen that is located behind the lower portion of the stomach. It contains enzymes that play an important role in digestion, as

8 Manageable Expenses That Can Derail Your Retirement

Having worked hard all your adult life to save money and create a nest egg for your retirement years, you cannot afford to fall into a trap that could wipe

How to Protect Your Retirement Portfolio in a Downturn

Many investors have realized generous returns during the historically unprecedented decade-long bull market. The current investment climate may have lulled some in retirement or who have accumulated substantial assets into

20 Indian Cuisine Ingredients That Heal from Within

Cooking your own food is good for your mind and body, and so are the ingredients that go into your food. We often forget that food is first and foremost

Bill Gates On Wealth Inequality: ‘The System Isn’t Fair’

Bill Gates, currently the second-wealthiest individual in the world, says that his extreme wealth is hard proof that the economy is not fair. Gates's net worth is estimated to be just

Own a Fund That Pays $60,000 in Retirement Income

This isn’t an article about how to save money by discontinuing the daily latte to save $4.50 per day. Now, if you are struggling paycheck to paycheck, this would be