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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.

 
 
The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

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