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!
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.

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 Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

Data Thieves from Outer Space

Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

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

How to Read Your Credit Report

Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

View all articles

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.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

View all calculators

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

View all presentations

The Cost of Procrastination

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

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.

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?

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