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.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

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 Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

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

View all articles

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

View all presentations

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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 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.

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

View all videos