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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.

 
 
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

 

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