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 Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Spotting Credit Trouble

Spotting Credit Trouble

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

 

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Mortgages in Retirement

Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.

Spotting Credit Trouble

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

Setting Your Family’s Financial Values

Set your family's financial values; cast a vision for the future. Talk to your parents and kids. Discuss all options.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Facilitate Family Financial Conversations Across Generations

Start a discussion with your adult kids about generational family finances. Share your retirement and financial goals.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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.

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.

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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