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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.

 
 
 
Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

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

Once Upon a Goal

Once Upon a Goal

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

 

Mortgages in Retirement

Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

Building a Solid Financial Foundation

Sustain financial well-being or create wealth through these actions.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

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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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Once Upon a Goal

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

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

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

Investments and Emotions

Understanding that your emotions can cloud your judgment may help you make better investment decisions.

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.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

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