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.

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

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

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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

 

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

How to Read Your Credit Report

Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

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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.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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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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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?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

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.

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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