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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.

Budgeting After a Divorce

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

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?

 

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Historical Inflation

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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?

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

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