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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.

 
 
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.

Uncommon Knowledge for Your Life

Uncommon Knowledge for Your Life

See how The Living Balance Sheet® can help you tell financial fact from fiction, so you can achieve financial balance.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

 

Pay Yourself First

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

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Protection from a Financial Emergency

A financial emergency can happen to anyone.

Maximizing Your Daily Life Expenses

Hour by hour, these 11 tips can help cut daily costs and save more money.

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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?

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Power of Compound Interest

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

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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