Net Worth Update – November 2018 $281,142.47 (+$6,217.24)

Don’t be fooled by the decent gain this past month, our retirement accounts were gashed pretty hard last month.  We did fare a little bit better than the market overall, which was down by nearly 7.5%.  (Remember my post about the first day of the big decline?)

We also managed to do better with our cash position this month than … Read More

Net Worth Update – October 2018 $274,925.23 (+$2,682.40)

October has been a month of adjustments.  We took what we learned in September and started making changes to positively impact our declining cash.  I am sticking to my prediction from my last net worth update that we will see improvement on the November update.  Until then, here is a good representation of what last month was like (last 2 … Read More

Net Worth Update – September 2018 $272,242.83 (+$6,126.46)

We survived our first month with only my job to support us (in case you didn’t know, my wife is taking unpaid maternity leave through the end of the year).  We have got to make some adjustments to our spending if we are going to be successful in not dipping into our weekly saving amounts over the next 4 months.  … Read More

The First Net Worth Post – August 2018 $266,116.37 (+$7,281.17)

Time to take a closer look at our Net Worth.  Posting our net worth is a little bit scary, but I want to be transparent and accountable (at least to myself) and I want to document the journey to $1,000,000.  Posting and tracking our net worth is a part of achieving financial independence and gaining the stress relief that (hopefully) Read More