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.

 
 
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?

Personal Finance Calendar

Personal Finance Calendar

Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.

Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

 

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

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

The Average American Budget

Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.

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Making a Charitable Gift

Did you know that there are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock? Learn more about your options.

Password Protection Strategies

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Managing Money as a Couple

Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together.

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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.

Historical Inflation

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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.

Once Upon a Goal

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

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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