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.

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!
Saving for College 101

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Financially Savvy at Six Figures

Financially Savvy at Six Figures

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

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?

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Personal Finance Calendar

Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.

Should I Accept a Free Credit Lock?

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

View all articles

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

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.

View all calculators

The Power of Compound Interest

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

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

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

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?

View all videos