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Swear Jar Full by Scott Maxworthy
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A good rule of thumb is to have three months’ essential outgoings available in an instant access savings account. If you spend £1,000 a month on mortgage or rent, food, heating bills and other things you can’t live without, you should aim for £3,000 in emergency savings.

Source: Emergency savings – how much is enough? @ the Money Advice Service

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