January 2019 spendings and net worth update

January 2019 spendings and net worth update Here is an executive summary of my January 2019 spendings and net worth.  I spent $1,838.89 and had a net worth of $1,160,842.27.  Net worth was up by $61,072.32 from December 2018, thank you Mr. Market! Net worth – January 2019 The investable portion was at $749,842.27.  The paid off condo I currently…

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2018 goals review and setting 2019 goals

2018 goals review and setting 2019 goals Annual summary 2011 to 2016 as you all know, I was busy dealing with my debt. 2017 was my first year of being #debtfree, a year of indulgence with travel and many quality household and clothing purchases.  The lessons I learned were while I like to travel, I…

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December 2018 spendings and net worth update

December 2018 spendings and net worth update Here is an executive summary of my December 2018 spendings and net worth.  I spent $1,047.77 and had a net worth of $1,099,769.95.  Net worth was up by $32,154.60 from November 2018. Net worth – December 2018 The investable portion was at $688,769.95.  The paid off condo I currently live in is valued…

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How to build an annual budget and reward yourself while in debt

How to build an annual budget and reward yourself while in debt Budgets are restrictive… wah wah wah.  But how about chained to an employer or your debt masters with no other options for 40 years?  Hmmm… Personal background At the beginning of my adulthood, I thought I couldn’t stick to a budget.  There were…

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ebay side hustle tips

ebay side hustle tips This post is for my twitter friend the accountant.  It’s mostly a list of ebay side hustle tips.  I feel unqualified to write a side hustle post for an accountant but I am going to try anyways.  This is a roundabout way to get free tax advice when she points out…

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November 2018 spendings and net worth update

November 2018 spendings and net worth update Here is an executive summary of my November 2018 spendings and net worth.  I spent $1,293.99 and had a net worth of $1,067,615.  Net worth is up by $22,725 from October 2018. Net worth – November 2018 The investable portion is at $691,615.  The paid off condo I currently live in is valued…

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diagnosed with SIBO and trying a low FODMAP diet

diagnosed with SIBO and trying a low FODMAP diet It has been a while since I have written a non-financial/ health update.  In general, things are going well.  Oh, and I finally went to get my physical exam update this week after all my tests were done in August.  I’m diagnosed with SIBO and trying a…

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October 2018 spendings and net worth update

October 2018 spendings and net worth update Here is an executive summary of my October 2018 spendings and net worth.  I spent $1,322.04 and had a net worth of $1,044,890.35.  Net worth is down by $4,730.69 from September 2018. Net worth – October 2018 The investable portion is at $668,890.35.  The paid off condo I currently live in is valued…

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September 2018 spendings and net worth update

September 2018 spendings and net worth update Here is an executive summary of my September 2018 spendings and net worth.  I spent $2,800 with some creative accounting and had a net worth of $1,049,621.  Net worth is up by $4,341 from August 2018. Net worth – September 2018 The investable portion is at $673,621.  The paid off condo I currently…

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50% loss of my job responsibilities?

Monthly update announcement: I will do my Sep 2018 financial update post next week because my September VTI dividend still has not hit my account.   In the meantime, please enjoy my work update of 50% loss of my job responsibilities. What I lose if I leave my job immediately It goes without saying that I am…

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