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!
No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

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

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

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

Year-End Charitable Gifting and You

This article may help you maximize the benefits of your donation for your chosen charity.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

View all articles

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Historical Inflation

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

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

View all presentations

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 Power of Compound Interest

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

No Cash, No Checks, No Problem

Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

View all videos