If you work in tech, you’re more likely than most to lose your job at some point (maybe a very soon point! maybe not). Which makes an emergency fund even more important for you than the Average Jane. Thankfully, the industry also gives us some tools to create an emergency fund, sometimes quite quickly (I’m looking at you, Restricted Stock Units).
This is about giving yourself a choice, not about watching your cash languish at 1% interest.
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