Category Archives: Net Worth

September 2019 Net Worth Update (+13,869.49)

Overall September was an amazing month for our net worth.  Our net worth increased $13,869.49 from last month to a total of $766,768.63 (spreadsheet screenshot).  The main reason for the solid month was my wife’s quarterly bonus of $15,000 gross ($9,664.54 net). Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 7% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) Read more [...]

August 2019 Net Worth Update (-8,254.49)

Overall August was a rough month for our net worth.  Our net worth decreased $8,254.49 from last month to a total of $752,899.14 (spreadsheet screenshot).  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 7% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) contribution (100% vested when deposited) and chips in an additional 5% on top of the match in March (vests over Read more [...]

July 2019 Net Worth Update +$11,432.56

Overall July was a great month for our net worth.  Our net worth increased $7,207.62 from last month to a total of $761,153.63 (spreadsheet screenshot).  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 7% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) contribution (100% vested when deposited) and chips in an additional 5% on top of the match in March (vests over Read more [...]

June 2019 Net Worth Update (+25,802.84)

Overall June was an incredible month for our net worth.  Our net worth increased $25,802.84 from last month to a total of $753,946.01 (spreadsheet screenshot).  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 7% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) contribution (100% vested when deposited) and chips in an additional 5% on top of the match in March Read more [...]

May 2019 Net Worth Update (-7,722.68)

Overall May was a rough month for our net worth.  Our net worth decreased $7,722.68 from last month to a total of $728,143.17 (spreadsheet screenshot).  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 7% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) contribution (100% vested when deposited) and chips in an additional 5% on top of the match in March (vests over Read more [...]

April 2019 Net Worth Update (+9,864.76)

Overall April was another amazing month!  We passed our $730K net worth goal this month and are fast approaching our $740K net worth goal. Our net worth increased $9,864.76 from last month to a total of $735,865.85 (spreadsheet screenshot).  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 7% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) contribution Read more [...]

March 2019 Net Worth Update (+19,827.25)

Overall March rocked!  We passed our $710K and $720K net worth goals this month! Our net worth increased $19,827.25 from last month to a total of $726,011 (spreadsheet screenshot).  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 7% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) contribution (100% vested when deposited) and chips in an additional 5% on top Read more [...]

February 2019 Net Worth Update (+15,692.06)

Overall February kicked butt!  Our net worth increased $15,692.06 from last month to a total of $706,173 (spreadsheet screenshot).  It was nice to pass $700K net worth again since we tippy toed by it in September 2018 but dropped back down. Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 5% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) contribution and chips Read more [...]

January 2019 Net Worth Update (+$23,481.51)

Overall 2019 is off to a strong start!  Our net worth increased $23,481.51 from last month to a total of $690,481.78 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 5% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 5% of her 401(K) contribution and chips in an additional 5% on top of the match (both 100% vested when deposited in March).  Read more [...]

December 2018 Net Worth Update (-$18,994.30)

Overall It sucks to end 2018 on a down note but in December our net worth experienced another huge decrease due to the stock market.  Our net worth decreased $18,994.30 from last month to a total of $667,000.27 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  It’s good that we are buying shares at a discounted rate but no fun to see our numbers drop. Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 5% to Read more [...]