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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.

 
 
The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

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

How Big is Money?

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

 

Strategies for Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

Planning, Saving, and Spending Over a Lifetime

Are you reactive or proactive in your finances? Take control with our step-by-step savings guide.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Mortgages in Retirement

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

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

How to Read Your Credit Report

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

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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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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.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

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 Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

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