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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.

 
 
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 Make Smart Debt Decisions

How to Make Smart Debt Decisions

Making smarter decisions about debt can help you reduce stress.

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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

 

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Thanks, Mom!

When it comes to managing your personal finances, there’s plenty of complex advice out there. But often, simpler is better.

How to Read Your Credit Report

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

Maximizing Your Daily Life Expenses

Hour by hour, these 11 tips can help cut daily costs and save more money.

Take the Stage: Commitment and the Money Conversation

Congratulations, you’re ready to commit. Perhaps you now share keys to the same front door or there’s a ring in your future.

Financial Fixes: How to Survive Job Loss

In the first few years after college, graduates tend to expect job turbulence.

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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.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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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?

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.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Student Loan Protection

Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

The Power of Compound Interest

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

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