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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  • 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.

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    Here’s how you can distinguish the difference between healthy and unhealthy debt, and prevent debt from leading stress.

    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.

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    View all calculators

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

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    Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

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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.

    View all videos