A Bankrate.com survey found that while the pandemic has afforded some the opportunity to save money, many low-income households could not.
Prepper businesses have picked up after Trump's election. Self-reliance and fear are a few reasons why.
Emergency fund/uncertainty fund -- whatever you want to call it -- Carl Richards from the New York Times says it's important to set aside money for a rainy day.
Emergency fund advocate Jill Schlesinger joins host Tess Vigeland and Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch to discuss the foundation of financial security.
Tess Vigeland and senior producer Paddy Hirsch go through the Marketplace Money mailbag.
Who wants a boring emergency fund when you can have an exciting "Forget You Fund?" OK, they're the same thing, but we learn how changing your mindset may actually help you save for emergencies.