With inflation running higher than the interest rates provided by most banks, cash accounts can rapidly lose value. What does that mean for emergency savings funds? Brooke Masters, the FT’s US financial editor, speaks to investing columnist Moira O’Neill, and Georgia Lee Hussey, founder of wealth management company Modernist Financial, about how much savings to have in cash and where to keep it – both in the UK and the US.
Keep up with the latest from Brooke on FT.com and follow her on Twitter @brookeamasters
Check out Moira’a latest column here
For more from Georgia, check out the Modernist Financial website
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