Category Archives: Personal Situation

September Net Worth Update–Nominated for a Plutas Edition

Earlier this year I started tracking my net worth, but wasn’t entirely comfortable putting the number completely out there, so I came up with a system where I on January 18, 2011 I took my positive net worth made it a zero.  Feel free to check out my absolute zero net worth post.  This way

How Have I Increased My Net Worth 50% This Year

Someone commented on my most recent Net Worth that really got me thinking about how I have continued to increase my net worth this year.  First a disclaimers: I am no where near a high net worth individual.  Despite being the same percentage (50%) it should be pretty obvious that getting from $1,000 to $1,500

August 2011 Net Worth Update Look Where I Came From Edition

August 2011 Net Worth Update Look Where I Came From Edition

In January of 2011 I started tracking my net worth, but I wasn’t comfortable putting the number out there, so I came up with a system where I calculated my net worth and made that number a zero.  This way I can share my gains and loses.  Thankfully since January I have only  had gains

Half Way Through 2011 Reviewing my Goals and Objectives

I religiously check out all the blogs on my blogroll and today I came across an article that really caught my attention by Crystal who writes over at Budgeting in The Fun Stuff.   It wasn’t a breakthrough in Personal Finance or a new tax code, rather it was her post holding herself accountable to her

July 2011 Net Worth Update–Great Month Edition

July 2011 Net Worth Update–Great Month Edition

Usually I combine my net worth updates with some sort small complaint I have, but June was an amazing month for me both personally and financially.  In June 2011: My son was Baptized The Wife turned 31 The Wife and I had our 3 year anniversary Paid off my Auto Loan (one of my objectives

My First Father’s Day Weekend, Thanks and LoveDrop

My First Father’s Day Weekend, Thanks and LoveDrop

This past weekend as a busy weekend!  Starting Thursday The Wife’s family, started coming into town for The Son’s Christening.  I think I have mentioned it before, but I am Greek Orthodox (No, I don’t speak the language but wish I did AND No, I don’t know what the hell they are doing over there).