There’s one thing you need to save for before you start investing, and that is an emergency fund. Problems happen all the time and a little extra free cash saved specifically for emergencies can get us out a lot of terrible financial situations. Aside from that, it lets us pursue excellent opportunities as well.
Here are a few reasons why you need an emergency fund. (Just think about the last time you thought about these things, and what you would do if any of these ever happen.)