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 Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
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What Can You Buy With 529 Distributions?
This article can be a helpful guide when begin preparing for education expenses.
The Five Basics of Financial Literacy
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
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Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Making a Charitable Contribution
There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
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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.
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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?
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Once Upon a Goal
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
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.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
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