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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.

 
 
Keeping Up with the Joneses

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?

What If Your Kids Decide Against College?

What If Your Kids Decide Against College?

Rising college costs prompt students to seek alternatives; 529 account funds can be used for other education options.

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 Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Should I Accept a Free Credit Lock?

Learn the ins and outs of credit locks, freezes, and more.

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.

Financially Savvy at Six Figures

Help your clients with these practical steps to make the most of their six-figure income.

Managing Money as a Couple

Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together.

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Historical Inflation

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

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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.

Once Upon a Goal

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

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.

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