Category Archives: Personal Situation

4 Year Anniversary!

It was a VERY hot day on June 14, 2008 when I married the love of my life.  It amazes me to write this post, but the Wife and I got married 4 years ago today.  What amazes me is not the fact that we have lasted 4 years together, but rather how much weContinue Reading

June 2012 Net Worth Update My First Negative Month! and a Housing Update

I have been tracking my Net worth since January 2011 and while it took a long time the inevitable has finally happened my net worth dropped month over month!  I am pretty pissed since I did everything right this month.  I put my standard amount into cash savings , paid off the standard amount ofContinue Reading

May 2012 Net Worth Update

While I still made positive movement this month, it was probably one of the lowest upticks I ever had since I started tracking my net worth and providing updates about 14 months ago. Calculating my Net Worth The assets I include are: My Cash Savings Accounts – This has been my main focus for wellContinue Reading

An Update on the Selling of our Home and Buying a New House

I recently mentioned that our house was on the market, so I figured I would put an update as to what was going on. Our Home Sale Not surprisingly, the non-profit in charge of selling the home did absolutely nothing for us.  Anyone work for a non-profit out there? Why do they move slower thanContinue Reading

Wow…I have Been At My Job for 5 Years

I realized something this morning as I walked into my office building, next month I will have been working at the same place for 5 years.  To put that in perspective: That is about one-sixth my life That is a longer tenure than I spent in high school That is a longer tenure than IContinue Reading

April 2012 Net Worth Update – Finally Doubled Up!

When I first started my zero net worth experiment I was curious how long it would take me to double my net worth.  Well, as the title indicates, 13 or so months later I finally did it!  As a reminder on January 18, 2011 I took my positive net worth and made it zero.  ThisContinue Reading