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.

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Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Building a Solid Financial Foundation

Building a Solid Financial Foundation

Sustain financial well-being or create wealth through these actions.

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.

The Average American Budget

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

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

Year-End Charitable Gifting and You

This article may help you maximize the benefits of your donation for your chosen charity.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Making a Charitable Contribution

There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.

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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.

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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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Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

The Power of Compound Interest

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

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

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

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.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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