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US President Donald Trump (L) congratulates his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner

Trump’s coronavirus task force is reportedly awaiting ‘research’ from Jared Kushner before making an emergency declaration

The president's son-in-law — who has no medical experience nor expertise — will reportedly make a final recommendation to Trump on a major decision.

The Digit app will build your emergency fund for you, and you won’t even notice the money leaving your checking account

Digit helps you move money from a checking account to savings on a regular basis. It pulls money from your checking based on your income and spending.
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I’m a full-time freelancer, and there are 3 things I’m doing right now to recession-proof my finances

With talk of a recession on the horizon, the author is diversifying her skill set and beefing up her emergency fund to protect herself financially.
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I’m a freelancer, and there are 4 things I do every month to prepare for a recession

Another recession seems highly likely, so preparing your finances now is an important step to protecting yourself in the future.
Lauren Anastasio is a certified financial planner at personal-finance company SoFi.

The 3 most important things to do with your money right now if you’re worried about a recession, according to a financial planner

What's the best way to prepare for a recession? First up: Crush your high-interest debt, says SoFi financial planner Lauren Anastasio.
Your emergency fund can't wait.

Here’s how to know exactly how much money you need in your emergency fund

You should have between three and six months worth of expenses saved in an emergency fund, depending on your household income.
A high-yield savings account is a great place for a travel fund.

A high-yield savings account helps money earn up to 200 times more, and there are 5 times using one is a no-brainer

A high-yield savings account is a good place to store money for short-term needs, like emergencies, travel, a down payment, or a wedding.
Too many Americans aren't ready for the recession they predict is right around the corner.

Americans think the economy is tanking and a recession is just around the corner, but nearly 30% don’t have the cash to get through it

About 40% of Americans think a recession has already begun or will start in less than a year, while experts think it's at least one to two years out.
Take advantage of high-interest accounts to grow your emergency fund.

A financial advisor says there are 4 smart ways to grow your emergency fund — here’s how they stack up

The best place to grow your emergency fund is somewhere safe and liquid. Try a high-yield savings account or money-market fund for the best return.
If you've worked hard for a pay raise, don't take it for granted.

The first 3 things to do with your money when you get a raise or bonus

Despite the average American believing they deserve a raise, more than 70% aren't asking for one.