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How do you determine the emergency fund size?

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 7:49 AM
The rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months of living expenses for an emergency fund. This Bogleheads thread has a good discussion of things to consider.

I always thought I Bonds were useful for this purpose since you don't pay taxes until you redeem them, and if they're redeemed when you're unemployed, the tax rate will be low.
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