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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.

 
 
Student Loan Protection

Student Loan Protection

Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

The Average American Budget

The Average American Budget

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

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

 

Commitment and Money Conversations

Talking about money isn’t as scary as it seems.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

4 Easy Ways to Turn the Next Generation into Savvy Savers

In times like these—nearly a decade after the Great Recession and in the midst of the current crisis—teaching your kids the value of a dollar is more critical than ever.

Budgeting After a Divorce

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

Take the Stage: Planning for All Types of Families

What is a family? In the 1950s, the notion of the nuclear family predominated: Mom, dad and their biological children. Today, things are different. The term “family” embraces everything from...

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Savings and Cash Flow

Why is Cash Flow so important to understand?

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The Power of Compound Interest

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

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.

Once Upon a Goal

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

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 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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