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 Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.
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Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
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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.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
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 Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Once Upon a Goal
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
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