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.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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

What To Do When Your Income Reaches 7 Figures

Preserve your high net worth with these foundational tips.

Should I Accept a Free Credit Lock?

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

How to Budget as a Couple

Conversations about finances about budgeting can be a touchy subject, especially if you have different views about spending.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Building a Solid Financial Foundation

Sustain financial well-being or create wealth through these actions.

How to Effectively Budget as a Couple

Be sure that you agree on how to go about combining your finances as a couple before discussing how you'll handle expenses.

View all articles

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.

Historical Inflation

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

View all calculators

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

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.

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 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.

View all videos