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?

Budgeting After a Divorce

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

 

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

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

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Pay Yourself First

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

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

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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.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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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Once Upon a Goal

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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

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