9 wise ways to use your tax refund
7. Fund your emergency fund
If the contents of your savings account is comparable to that of your childhood piggy bank, consider using your refund to raise it to a more adult-worthy level. Travel snafus, car accidents, and medical emergencies are inherently unpredictable, and having the peace of mind to pay for the unexpected expense during such stressful situations is priceless. For more information, check out "Why You Absolutely Need an Emergency Fund" from Investopedia.