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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An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
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U.S. Personal Savings Rate
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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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The Cost of Procrastination
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Once Upon a Goal
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The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
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The Latte Lie and Other Myths
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