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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.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: How to Cut Your Expenses

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: How to Cut Your Expenses

The advice about cutting expenses makes it sound downright unappealing. No wonder many of us haven’t learned to finance well.

Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

 

How to Read Your Credit Report

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

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Commitment and Money Conversations

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The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Savings and Cash Flow

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The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

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Pay Yourself First

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

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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

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.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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