Tagged: spending

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...

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...

My Biggest Financial Mistake 30

My Biggest Financial Mistake

With a pseudonym like FinanceSuperhero, you might think I have always had my finances in order, or even that I do in the present. To be honest, my wife and I are on a...

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Protect Your Future With Sinking Funds

My earliest job as a child was mowing the lawn. One hot Michigan summer afternoon, Superhero Dad decided it was about time for me to contribute to yard work beyond raking leaves in the...

A Detailed Guide to the Zero-Based Budget 8

A Detailed Guide to the Zero-Based Budget

Do you feel hopeless about money? Have you tried to make a budget in the past and bombed big time? In this post, we will take a detailed look at how to create a...

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...