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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.

 
 
The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

 

Pay Yourself First

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

Keep Your Credit Score on the Upswing

Your FICO score matters more than you may realize.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

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Measuring Up To Your Potential

Ever wonder what separates the folks who are financially comfortable from the rest of us?

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

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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.

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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

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.

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 Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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?

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