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.
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What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Personal Finance Calendar
Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
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Spotting Credit Trouble
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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
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The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Once Upon a Goal
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.
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.
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