Net Worth Update – May 2019 $335,306.38 (+$11,306.37/3.37%)

Another great month of net worth growth! It’s really nice to follow up our all time best month with a solid 5-figure increase. We’ve definitely been spoiled over the last few months. We’re up $70,959 since our January net worth update!

We’re climbing to $200,000 in retirement accounts and $350,000 in total net worth. I can’t help but think about … Read More

How Many Responsible Dollars do you Spend?

In our goal to improve how much money we are saving and investing, I became interested in how much of our discretionary income was being spent wisely. In case you don’t know, discretionary income is the money that is left over after you pay taxes and living expenses. I decided to call the wise money that we spend, “Responsible Dollars”.… Read More

Do you have the “Savings Gene”?

Your DNA can say a lot about who you are.  DNA dictates how you look – what color your eyes are, whether your hair is curly or straight, and if it will fall out at some point in your life.  It can also impact your personality – if you are extroverted, what kind of movies you enjoy, and the types … Read More

Net Worth Update – April 2019 $324,000.01 (+$27,797.24/8.58%)

No April Fools here – we had a huge month! It was mostly due to my annual bonus. Check out this post (here) to see exactly what we have done/will do with the ~$30,000 bonus I received last month.

I spent over half of the month traveling for work, and I’ll be travelling half of April as well. … Read More