Tag Archives: net worth

May 2015 Net Worth Update

Starting in April (so, last month) I decided I was going to proactively do at least one thing to better my personal finance situation at the most basic of levels.  In April, I priced out and switched up my home and auto policies saving $1,000 a year for literally 20 mins worth of work.  That’s… Continue Reading

April 2015 Net Worth Update

With the holidays I am about a week off with this post – the horror! At the beginning of each month I calculate the increase or decrease in my net worth month over month and year to date.  I am not comfortable putting the actual number out on the internet for all to see, so… Continue Reading

March 2015 Net Worth Update

I can’t believe we are done with two fulls months of 2015 already! I know it’s cliche to say but damn it time flies. With another month in the books it is time to calculate the increase or decrease in my net worth month over month and year to date (which in this case is… Continue Reading

February 2015 Net Worth Update

With another month in the books it is time to calculate the increase or decrease in my net worth month over month and year to date (which in this case is the exact same thing).  January was a big spend month and my bonus was already integrated into last month’s update, so I was really… Continue Reading

Wall Street Journal Reviews the Balance Sheet of the Wealthy and Upper Middle Class

A few years back I wrote a post highlighting the common traits I often saw on high net worth balance sheets on a weekly basis at my job.  It wasn’t scientific at all, but rather, anecdotal similarities I saw working as back office support in a financial and estate planning office.  Notwithstanding my 200 word… Continue Reading

January 2015 Net Worth Update

I can’t believe it has been 4 years since I started tracking my net worth.  I wasn’t (nor am I currently) providing my net worth, so what I decided to do was just assign myself a net worth of zero and then provide monthly updates thereafter tracking my growth.  For the most part it doesn’t provide… Continue Reading