Monday’s need-to-know money news

invest-emergency-fundToday’s top story: How to build an emergency fund. Also in the news: Social Security mistakes to avoid, the best way to save for a down payment on a home, and what happens when your 401(k) gets too big?

How to Build an Emergency Fund
Creating a financial buffer.

Don’t Make These 3 Social Security Mistakes
Social Security isn’t one size fits all.

The best way to save for a down payment
Where you should keep your money before making a purchase.

Can your 401(k) account be too big?
How to avoid penalties and extra taxes.

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