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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.

 
 
 
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

How to Read Your Credit Report

How to Read Your Credit Report

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

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

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

 

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

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

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

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 Half Million Dollar Baby

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

Data Thieves from Outer Space

Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.

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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.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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.

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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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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

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

Once Upon a Goal

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

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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

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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