June 2019 Net Worth – $899,258

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I enjoy compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. This month's numbers... Last month I wondered if the losses would be just a temporary hiccup or something more sustained. With the massive bounce back in June, it was clearly just a hiccup. At least for now. Just barely mis...
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May 2019 Net Worth – $839,599

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. The numbers... As I had been anticipating (though obviously not knowing when it would happen), the market pulled back from the rapid gains we've been enjoying so far this year. The losses show up largely in the tradin...
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April 2019 Net Worth – $886,628

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. The numbers... Another great month. Can't complain about the YTD gains, unfortunately, can't expect them to continue at this pace either. I'll enjoy it while it lasts.
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March 2019 Net Worth – $855,939

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. The numbers... There are two ways I can look at these numbers and both are true, but they paint different pictures. #1 My net worth has grown by over $100,000 in the last three months. #2 My net worth has only...
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February 2019 Net Worth – $838,954

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. The numbers... We passed the high mark of $832,628 that we set last September before the market dropped at the end of the year. It didn't take long to get that money back as the year has started off with two strong mon...
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January 2019 Net Worth – $809,861

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. Well, it was a big rebound from the big loss we experienced in December, but there is still a ways to go to get back to the high we set in September. All changes are pretty much due to market volatility as we have just st...
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December 2018 Net Worth – $751,395

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. Brutal.
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November 2018 Net Worth – $804,596

As promised, there is now a "Rental" asset. In November, we purchased a duplex that we put some minor rehab into. We already have tenants in both units, and it is cash flowing nicely. So far, in its short existence, it has been a positive experience. We pulled some money from the trading account, but a majority of the down payment was financed with a heloc, thus the small amount of equity currently.
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October 2018 Net Worth – $793,471

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. October's downturn in the market had a painful impact on my net worth. A large portion of my net worth is in the stock market so it goes where the market goes, but progress has been made in diversifying a bit into real estate ...
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September 2018 Net Worth – $832,628

Every month I post my updated net worth for those that are interested in following my progress. I have been tracking my net worth online since January 2006. I look forward to compiling the numbers each month, and doing so keeps me motivated, focused, and accountable. A little bit of a slow down from previous months, but any month with gains is a good month. We are currently looking to purchase a rental property as a way to increase our income. Hopefully there will be a new entry in the ne...
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