Presentation on theme: "1 Get a Handle on Your Money. 2 Financial Foundation Goals Emergency Fund Budget Financial Records Credit Record Life Disability Health Property Liability."— Presentation transcript:
1 Get a Handle on Your Money
2 Financial Foundation Goals Emergency Fund Budget Financial Records Credit Record Life Disability Health Property Liability Financial PlanInsurance Insured Savings, Savings Bonds, Money Market Funds, Certificates of Deposits Life Insurance Investments Government Securities High Quality Corporate Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds Real Estate Aggressive Growth, Junk Bonds, Stocks and Mutual Funds Futures Contracts Collectibles Pyramid of Investment Risk Increased Risk
3 Cash Management $ Earn maximum interest on funds $ Maintain adequate funds to manage expenses, emergencies and financial goals $Keep cash and credit purchases in line with budget limits $Maintain purchasing power by exceeding inflation and taxes
4 Tools of Cash Management $Checking accounts $Savings accounts $Money Market accounts $Certificates of deposit and government savings bonds
5 Financial Institutions Commercial Banks Credit Unions Savings and Loan Associations Mutual Savings Bank BANK
6 Checking and Savings Accounts Costs and Penalties Automated teller machine transaction fee Telephone, computer or teller information Maintenance fee on minimum-balance account Maintenance fee on average-balance account
7 Costs and Penalties “Bounced” check Delayed use of funds Inactive account Excessive withdrawals Early withdrawal Check clearing waiting period Stop-payment order
17 Low-Risk, Long-Term Savings $ Certificates of Deposit Fixed or variable rate $ U.S. Savings Bonds Series EE Series HH Series I
18 Value of $1 Saved Once Years Interest Rate 4% 6% 8% 10%
19 Interest Rate 4% 6% 8% 10% Years Value of $1 Saved Yearly
20 Save $1,000 a 4% for 20 years = $29,778 You earned $9,778!!!
21 $25 a month or $300 a 4% interest for 20 years = $8,933 You earned $2,933!!!
22 Finding $1,000 To Save $ 60 clothing/dry cleaning 60 phone bills 120 groceries 180 entertainment 160 collect coins ($3.20 each week) 360 meals away from home 60 coffee/sodas $1,000 SAVINGS
23 Painless Ways To Save $ Pay yourself first $ Reinvest interest and dividends $ Set realistic goals $ Be yield conscious $ Keep it simple $ Keep cash reserves to minimum $ Use payroll deduction plans
24 Painless Ways To Save $ Continue to make loan payments into savings after debt has been paid $ Try a crash savings diet by purchasing only bare necessities $ Kick a habit and save the money $ Adjust your tax withholdings and save the difference $ Save windfall money from lottery, inheritance and gifts $ Save money from pay raise, bonus or working overtime $ Start a part-time job and save the money