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.

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

What If Your Kids Decide Against College?

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.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Making a Charitable Gift

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

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

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

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

The Average American Budget

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

Strategies for Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

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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?

Once Upon a Goal

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

The Cost of Procrastination

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

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