You've worked hard for what you have. Too hard to let money slip through your fingers.
Personal Financial Resources
Use these resources to help stretch your dollars and cents.
Balancing the family budget
- Creating a Budget - Developing a plan to make your cash last isn't as complicated as you might think. Here's some help.
- Keys to Cutting Expenses - Every day is filled with opportunities - simple decisions that can stretch your hard-earned money.
- Four Steps to Debt Reduction - If you're buried in debt, take some steps to dig yourself out.
Saving for the future
- Steps for Late Savers - Starting the retirement planning process later in life can be daunting, but it's by no means impossible.
- Saving for Retirement - The earlier you contribute to your nest egg, the more time your portfolio will have to grow.
- The Price of Education - A college education has never been more important. Save early - and save often.
- Handling Sudden Wealth - Protect your windfall with our money management suggestions.
- Late Start Guide to College Savings - Here's a quick education on how to make the most of the time before your student starts college.
- Annuities Calculator - Learn how annuities work, and calculate different payout scenarios based on your own needs.
Protecting your loved ones financially
- In Case of Emergency - Having an emergency fund helps prepare you for life's unexpected events.
- Prepare Your Spouse for Financial Independence - Prevent problems that occur when a home loses its financial leader.
- Life Needs Calculator - Use this interactive tool to estimate the right amount of coverage based on your needs.