Tagged: compound interest

What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Money? 25

What Are You Teaching Your Kids About Money?

  Recently, in an effort to force myself to slow down a bit and actually relax, I started watching a few episodes of the hit-show The Goldbergs, which is set in 1980s Pennsylvania. In...

Investing is a Marathon – A Personal Training Guide to Win 9

Investing is a Marathon – A Personal Training Guide to Win

Investing is a marathon, not a sprint. Aesop’s┬áparable of the tortoise and the hare is a timeless, yet somewhat ambiguous tale. It chronicles a race between the slow-and-steady tortoise and the overconfident-and-lazy hare. The...

20 Budgeting Tips for Singles – A Bachelor’s (or Bachelorette’s) Guide 23

20 Budgeting Tips for Singles – A Bachelor’s (or Bachelorette’s) Guide

Last week, the state of Illinois finally passed what I would describe as a “Band-Aid” budget. While politicians largely celebrated this move and patted themselves on the back, their budget does very little to...

The SIMPLE Method to Achieving Financial Independence 9

The SIMPLE Method to Achieving Financial Independence

Over the past year, I have spent many hours reading about personal finance and investing. The biggest takeaway from this experience: I have learned just how much I don’t know about money and how...

7 Deadly Financial Sins to Avoid At All Costs 13

7 Deadly Financial Sins to Avoid At All Costs

This post, “7 Deadly Financial Sins to Avoid At All Costs,” was last updated on February 21, 2017. As a high school student, I was a bit of a nerd (I still am today!)....

The Staycation: A Cure For Burnout 38

The Staycation: A Cure For Burnout

One month ago, Mrs. Superhero and I were about to embark on a vacation to Nashville, Tennessee. We had our hotel room booked, dinner reservations were made, and our itinerary was packed, with plans...

Five Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Budget 6

Five Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Budget

A few weeks ago, I was lamenting the cost of graduate school with a friend over coffee. I commented that I had no idea why so many people were willing to go back to...