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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.

 
 
Once Upon a Goal

Once Upon a Goal

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

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

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

 

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

Exploring the Federal Student Grant Program

In this article, explore the benefits of the Federal Student Grant Program.

What If Your Kids Decide Against College?

Rising college costs prompt students to seek alternatives; 529 account funds can be used for other education options.

What Can You Buy With 529 Distributions?

This article can be a helpful guide when begin preparing for education expenses.

Should I Accept a Free Credit Lock?

Learn the ins and outs of credit locks, freezes, and more.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

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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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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.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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.

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