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!
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Planning, Saving, and Spending Over a Lifetime

Planning, Saving, and Spending Over a Lifetime

Are you reactive or proactive in your finances? Take control with our step-by-step savings guide.

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.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

Don't Delay an Important Discussion

Talking about money shouldn’t be taboo. Learn about starting financial conversations across the generations in your family.

Making a Charitable Contribution

There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.

Exploring the Federal Student Grant Program

In this article, explore the benefits of the Federal Student Grant Program.

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.

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.

Once Upon a Goal

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

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.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

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