March 4, 2017

  • Not much to report except for the steady climb that is the stock market. Cautious optimism and sticking to my plan. You can read more here.
  • Net worth: $365,362

January 1, 2017

  • Everything is moving on up, with the exception of my savings account being used to fund my journey to Asia. Check it out here.
  • Net worth: $353,300

November 6, 2016

  • Not much movement in my investment accounts. Very little change overall! Details are here.
  • Net worth: $341,796


September 1, 2016

  • Steady growth over the past four months (except for that pesky ESPP). I just keep shoveling money into my 401k. You’ll find a bit more here.
  • Net worth: $342,007


May 1, 2016

  • The rebound of my IRA, steady 401k contributions, and my March windfall have all helped push my numbers up a good amount. Check out the full update.
  • Net worth: $334,060


March 1, 2016

  • I’ve switched over to bimonthly updates. Investment accounts are down a small amount and I’ve added my new employer 401k. Old 401k roll-over is in progress.
  • Net worth: $310,994


January 1, 2016

  • Ringing in the new year with a solid update. Investments are down a bit, but 401k savings leveled it out. Net worth got a bump up due to an increase in home value.
  • Net worth: $314,956


December 1, 2015

  • All is good in this monthly check-in. My savings continued to grow despite my spendthrift month. My Prudential 401k got switched over to Fidelity. I’m also changing jobs this month!
  • Net worth: $312,597


November 1, 2015

  • Investment accounts continue to recover this month.
  • Net worth: $309,022


October 4, 2015

  • Just managed to get my net worth over $300,000 this month with another bump in home value. Savings going strong, despite my investment accounts still being down from their values two months ago.
  • Net worth: $302,221


September 1, 2015

  • Investment accounts dropped, but overall net worth is up due to home value gain. Staying the course!
  • Net worth: $298,045


August 2, 2015

  • Here’s a post with more details on this monthly low-down.
  • Net worth: $295,203


July 3, 2015

  • You can read a little more about this monthly update here.
  • Net worth: $281,432


June 2, 2015

  • Check out this post for a few more details.
  • Net worth: $272,290


May 2, 2015

  • Details can be found on this post.


April 12, 2015

  • Details can be found on this post.


March 1, 2015

  • Details can be found on this post.


February 1, 2015

  • Looks like my investment accounts are all down (except ESPP) and my savings are up! I’ve cut back on my spending since being laid off, so that’s paying off.
  • I was still receiving my regular pay in January, but I reduced my 401k contribution from 12% to 4% (to get the full match) due to my looming unemployment.



December 15, 2014

  • Start of this blog!



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