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.

 
 
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

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

Doubling Your Money

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

 

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

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

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

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

Pay Yourself First

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

Password Protection Strategies

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

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

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Historical Inflation

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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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?

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