Money

One of the keys to a sound financial strategy is spending less than you take in, and then finding a way to put your excess to work. A money management approach involves creating budgets to understand and make decisions about where your money is going. It also involves knowing where you may be able to put your excess cash to work.

 
 
 
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

 

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

How to Read Your Credit Report

Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Year-End Charitable Gifting and You

This article may help you maximize the benefits of your donation for your chosen charity.

Mortgages in Retirement

Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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