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.

 
 
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

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?

 

Year-End Charitable Gifting and You

This article may help you maximize the benefits of your donation for your chosen charity.

Managing Money as a Couple

Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together.

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

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.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

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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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Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Once Upon a Goal

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

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Power of Compound Interest

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

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