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?

The Average American Budget

The Average American Budget

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

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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

 

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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

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.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

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

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

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

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

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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.

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.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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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.

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

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.

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