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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.

 
 
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?

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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

 

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

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

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

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.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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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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?

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?

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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