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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Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.
Were you raised with the money taboo? Many people are taught from a young age not to speak openly and honestly about money, even with their loved ones. This might not seem like a big deal, but the money taboo has real consequences.
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.
Applying the principle of self-care, of mindfulness, to your financial life can make a significant difference for the better—not just in how you handle your personal finances on a daily basis...
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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.
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This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.