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.

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

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?

4 Easy Ways to Turn the Next Generation into Savvy Savers

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.

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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

Go Back to School with As Little Debt As Possible

Are you feeling ready to expand your career? Or maybe switch careers altogether? After you’ve been in the working world a while, it’s common to want more from your professional life. A lot of people turn to graduate school to get there, but sometimes this plan is accompanied by a four-letter word: debt.

Financial Hacks for Millennials: The Great Wealth Transfer

Have you heard of the Great Wealth Transfer? If you’re a millennial, it will likely be of particular interest to you, as it may involve an inheritance coming your way. But do you know how you would handle a large influx of money? How millennials manage their wealth in the coming years will play a large role In achieving financial confidence.

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.

Building a Solid Financial Foundation

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

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

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

Financial Hacks for Millennials: It is Prime Time to Save

While research shows you are saving and earning more than your parents, (woohoo!), are you preparing for the future you want? How can you ensure you are on track to make the most out of these important decades?

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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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.

Student Loan Protection

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

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?

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.

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  • How to Spend Again After Saving

    When people save, it brings life rewards. But sometimes after being on your best money behavior for a long time, you want to cut loose and spend. It can happen whether you’ve been saving to buy a home, rejoined the workforce or survived a global pandemic.

    Building a Solid Financial Foundation

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

    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.

    Financial Hacks for Millennials: Slay Your Student Debt

    Student debt has become a reality for one in three U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 29, amounting to a nationwide debt of $1.5 trillion. And it can take a toll– not only on your wallet— but on your mindset.

    Hindsight 2020: 6 Ways We Learned to Save

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people have learned to do more with less. Whether you’ve had to bounce back from job loss or spent weeks bouncing off the walls in quarantine, the pandemic experience included valuable lessons about saving money — and better using our savings to protect ourselves and our loved ones. As we approach a post-pandemic reality, these lessons can continue to have a positive impact on our lives and finances.

    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.

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  • 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

  • Student Loan Protection

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

    Once Upon a Goal

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

    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 Cost of Procrastination

    Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

    The Power of Compound Interest

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

    View all videos