I did it guys! I did it. I finally saved my first RM10,000 for my emergency fund! Let’s hit rewind for a brief background.
I’ve managed to save RM8,101.00 for my emergency fund in 4 months, say whaaat? Here are some practical ways that work, and also some ways that I’ve tried but just didn’t work for me.
This is my financial plan to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the bleak prospect of a global recession. Survival mode is on!
This whole post only has one point – we’re currently staying at home to break the coronavirus chain but perhaps after this is all over, it is time for us to break the vicious chain and cycle of living paycheck to paycheck.
I remember crying in the public when my partner said “Just save your money lah!” as he didn’t understand how did I not have any savings despite the fact that I’m earning more than him. I didn’t actually blame him for that, I was questioning myself as well. Still, I was sobbing so hard…