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Cover your bases in case of an emergency

Cover your bases in case of an emergency

No matter how much we plan, things can and do go wrong. Here’s how to prepare yourself financially.

By Gail Vaz-Oxlade for MoneySense.ca

The mouse in Scottish poet Robbie Burns’s To a Mouse on Turning her up in her Nest with a Plough teaches us a lot about what it means to expect the unexpected. The truth is, no matter how much we plan, things can and do go wrong (in the poem the plough turns a mouse’s nest to mulch) causing all kinds of problems.

So the question becomes, do you have a back-up plan? Most people don’t. And yet, it is only those who take the time to create a Plan B that weather storms well.

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