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.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: How to Cut Your Expenses

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: How to Cut Your Expenses

“Cut spending.” “Slash expenses.” “Avoid shopping.” The overwhelming advice about cutting expenses makes it sound downright unappealing. No wonder many of us haven’t learned to be good financial managers.

Student Loan Protection

Student Loan Protection

Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

Financial Hacks for Millennials: From Side Hustle to Savings

As of mid-2019, 45 percent of Americans have a side hustle, and that figure is only continuing to grow. In any economy, side gigs can be a great way to earn extra cash or explore new interests.

How to Balance Finances as a Sandwich Generation Member

An estimated one in seven middle-aged Americans supports both a child and an aging parent. This isn’t expected to change any time soon.

4 Easy Ways to Turn the Next Generation into Savvy Savers

In times like these—nearly a decade after the Great Recession and in the midst of the current crisis—teaching your kids the value of a dollar is more critical than ever.

Navigating the Ups and Downs of Business Cash Flow

You’re at the amusement park, waiting to board the roller coaster. You can see the whole track as you stand in line. Peaks that seem to pierce the clouds.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Smart Debt Decisions

Here’s how you can distinguish the difference between healthy and unhealthy debt, and prevent debt from leading stress.

Building a Solid Financial Foundation

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

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.

View all calculators

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?

Student Loan Protection

Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

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.

The Power of Compound Interest

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

View all videos