Tagged: compound interest

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!)....

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. Mrs. Superhero...

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...