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.

 
 
 
Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Once Upon a Goal

Once Upon a Goal

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

 

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

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

Password Protection Strategies

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

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 Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Once Upon a Goal

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

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.

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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