Budgeting is key to smart money management. Here you'll find information on making a budget and creating an emergency fund, as well as tips on managing your finances and avoiding financial trouble.
Money Management 101
Take control of your finances by learning the basics of money management.
How to Make a Budget
A realistic budget is your best weapon against overspending.
First Step in Creating a Budget: Figure Out Your Expenses
It’s easier than you think to create a budget. Here’s how to start.
Emergency Funds: Creating Your Cash Reserve
Everyone should set aside a little extra cash in case of a job loss, medical expense, or other emergency -- learn how to start your emergency fund today.
Avoiding Financial Trouble: Ten Tips
Get tips on how to keep your finances under control.
Best Personal Finance Websites
Visit the websites below to learn how to manage your finances wisely.
Check Cashing FAQ
Get answers to common check cashing questions, like whether you can cash a check you’ve had for a while, what happens if a collector or creditor cashes your postdated check early, what you can do to collect on a bum check, and more.
Promissory Notes for Personal Loans to Family and Friends
When making loans to family and friends, protect yourself with a promissory note.
Can I collect on a loan to someone who's died?
Isn't their family responsible for paying this debt?
The Many Benefits of Sharing
Share your resources and enjoy social, financial, and environmental benefits.