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?

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

 

Budgeting After a Divorce

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

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

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

Pay Yourself First

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

How to Read Your Credit Report

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

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

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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.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Once Upon a Goal

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

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

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?

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