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.

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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

 

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

Keep Your Credit Score on the Upswing

Your FICO score matters more than you may realize.

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Financial Fixes: How to Survive Job Loss

In the first few years after college, graduates tend to expect job turbulence.

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The Cost of Procrastination

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

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.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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?

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