Category Archives: Personal Situation

January 2014 Net Worth Update

I can’t believe it has been almost 3 years since I started tracking my net worth on my personal finance blog.  Every month I take a look at my assets and expenses, as well as, a quick look at my short term financial goals. My Short Term Financial Goals To keep myself focused I give myself

My 2014 Goals and Objectives

For the past couple of years I have listed out my goals and objectives for the upcoming year.  One of my favorite things about running a personal finance blog is that I can actually go back, and see a glimpse of what was happening in my life at that time.  For example, my 2010 Goals

How Did I do With my 2013 Goals and Objectives?

Every year I create Goals and Objectives for myself.  In January of 2013 my goals and objectives were split into a few different categories: Personal Life Professional Life Blogging World Online Income World Financial Goals How did I do with my Goals for My Personal Life 2013 is going to be a year of change

My December 2013 Net Worth Update

On November’s Net Worth Update a commenter made note that my net worth has not increased nearly as much as the market.  My initial reaction was to think about all that was done financially this year (house purchase, house repairs, etc.), but upon further thought it leads me to the question of whether correlation is

An Investment Club Update

Earlier this year I started an investment club with some friends. The idea was simple; each member would put in an initial $500 and an automatic $100 contribution every month.  After the first month I didn’t have very high hopes for the investment club’s survival.  It took us a few months but we finally hit

November 2013 Net Worth Update

It was a rough month spending wise.  Shortly after we bought our new house earlier this year The Wife and I lit our first fire.  The next day we noticed that the entire house smelled of smoke.  We chalked it up to a dirty fireplace and decided to ignore it till the late summer when we