Monday, June 10, 2019

Expenses You Should Plan For

No matter where you are in life, there are certain expenses you should be prepared for. A little planning can go a long way, and when you're prepared, you can relax with the peace of mind that you're ready for whatever comes your way. Here are some expenses you should plan for so there are no surprises. 

Automobile Repairs

It doesn't matter if your vehicle is brand new, at some point you're going to run into an unexpected automobile repair expense. It's best to be prepared for it by putting aside some money, typically one month's car payment, to tackle that unexpected repair with ease. 

Homeowners Expenses

A leaky roof, broken refrigerator, busted air conditioner, or pest problem can creep up at any time during a homeowner's life. All homeowners should have an emergency fund to handle repairs that may come up without having to break the bank. Strive to have a little slush fund set aside so you can handle these surprises. 

Job Loss

Suffering a job loss is a terrible experience, especially if you aren't prepared for it. If you're suddenly struck with handling a job loss when you have monthly expenses, it can be much easier to handle when you have some cash set aside. Plan to have three to six month's worth of your salary set aside so if you lose your job, you'll be prepared. 


Even if you have health insurance in Lodi, CA, you want to be prepared to handle a medical emergency. Make it a goal to have some money set aside so that if you get sick, you can handle your medical bills without going in the red. 

Nobody wants to deal with these unexpected emergencies. However, it can make it much more bearable if you're prepared, which is why it's important to follow these tips and have some savings set aside to tackle these emergencies if they come up. 

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