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.

 
 
 
Once Upon a Goal

Once Upon a Goal

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

The Average American Budget

The Average American Budget

Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.

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.

 

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

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

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

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

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

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

The Average American Budget

Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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.

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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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No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send 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.

The Power of Compound Interest

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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.

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