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.

 
 
The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

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

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.

Budgeting After a Divorce

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

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

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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.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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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?

The Cost of Procrastination

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

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.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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