Dealing With An Emergency Without An Emergency Fund Modest Money61 Comments

As you may recall I wrote a post about emergency funds a while back and why I choose to not have one. Instead of having a chunk of cash for emergencies I instead have an emergency plan. It may not work for everyone, but it works for me.

Recently I had the misfortune to put that emergency plan to test as I was hit with a big unexpected expense.

The Emergency

So it all started as I was driving back from a camping trip with my fiance. The trip was going quite well despite some heavy rain on the first day…luckily we had plenty of tarps between us all. Alcohol tends to help make the most of that kind of situation too, but that’s another story.

Anyways, as we were driving back I happened to notice my car was spraying a lot of water behind us. I figured that after the rainy weather there was just a bunch of water all over my car. Still it was strange that it was continuing even after the weather cleared. As a side note, I admit I’m far from being mechanically savvy. When anything needs fixing on…

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