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.

How to Prioritize Financial Goals as Life Gets More Complex

How to Prioritize Financial Goals as Life Gets More Complex

Learn which financial obligations to focus on first, and which ones you can put on hold if you have limited resources.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

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Personal Finance Calendar

Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.

How to Prioritize Financial Goals as Life Gets More Complex

Learn which financial obligations to focus on first, and which ones you can put on hold if you have limited resources.

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Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Making a Charitable Contribution

There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

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Historical Inflation

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

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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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?

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

Once Upon a Goal

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

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