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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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?

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

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

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.

Seeing the Big Picture

To meet your financial goals requires keeping all your assets and accounts coordinated. New tools make it easier for you to keep your eye on the big picture.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Pay Yourself First

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

Managing Money as a Couple

Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

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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.

Historical Inflation

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

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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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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 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.

Perspectives on Liquidity Solutions

By being liquid – having cash or credit on hand when you need it –

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

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