Can you remember the last time you were in a financial jam? Were you able to get out of it quickly? If you can't answer yes to that question, you might want to think about how much money you have in your savings account. Having an emergency stash of cash is necessary for the unexpected, and there are many ways that you can quickly build this fund.
One easy way to do so is to cut back on your leisurely expenses, according to Follow The Money, a financial advice site. This means seeing how you can reduce your cable, internet and phone packages to pay less for them each month. Doing so can give you more money to put toward savings immediately.
Another tactic you can use to build your savings in a short amount of time is to go generic, according to Cosmopolitan magazine. Don't focus on name brands while you shop - opting for similar products can help you cut back on your shopping expenses.