Tagged: investing

How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund 6

How to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund

Tax refund: Next to the words “pay day” and “debt free,” these are my two favorite finance-related words. Whether my annual tax refund is a modest sum or a mid-size windfall, I am always...

Overcome FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) in 7 Steps 28

Overcome FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) in 7 Steps

When I was 14, the band Styx came to town. I didn’t even know who they were until two weeks before the concert, but I quickly fell for their music and its driving rhythms,...

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 Fundrise eREIT: Accessible Real Estate Investing For the Average Investor 27

The Fundrise eREIT: Accessible Real Estate Investing For the Average Investor

As most readers have probably gathered by now, I tend to err on the conservative side when it comes to all financial matters, including investing. This is why we opted to pay off over...

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...

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...

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Kicking Sallie Mae to the Curb: Goodbye, Student Loans!

In my nearly two months as a member of the personal finance blogging community, I feel I have developed a good grasp on the different types of financial bloggers. Some aim to share a technical...

Is $1 Million Really Enough? Redefining the Dream 28

Is $1 Million Really Enough? Redefining the Dream

As a child, I spent a lot of time with my Grandma and Grandpa. They reached retirement shortly after my birth, and both of my parents worked full-time jobs. During the summer months, I...