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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.

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

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?

 

How to Read Your Credit Report

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

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

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 Can You Buy With 529 Distributions?

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

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

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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.

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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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.

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.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

Once Upon a Goal

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

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