Category Archives: Net Worth

May 2021 Net Worth Update (-$142,087.31)

Overall May was rough month for our net worth.  Our net worth decreased a staggering $142,087.31 from last month to a total of $1,535,414.78 (see spreadsheet screenshot).   Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 7% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 6% of her 401(K) contribution and chips in an additional 3% on top of the match at the end of the year (vests Read more [...]

April 2021 Net Worth Update (+$18,299.72)

Overall April was a good net worth month.  Our net worth increased $18,299.72 from last month to a total of $1,677,502.09 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  During the month, we passed our net worth milestones of $1,680K - $1,710K but our net worth sharply declined at the end of the month, erasing that progress. The volatility of our cryptocurrencies is to blame 😊 Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  Read more [...]

March 2021 Net Worth Update (+$99,004.23)

Overall March was another great net worth month.  Our net worth increased $99,004.23 from last month to a total of $1,659,202.37 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  We passed net worth milestones of $1,600K - $1,670K this month but it dipped down a bit before the end of the month.  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 6% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches Read more [...]

February 2021 Net Worth Update (+$230,401.82)

Overall February was our best net worth increase month ever (previous high was a $130K increase in June 2016).  Our net worth increased $230,401.82 from last month to a total of $1,558,198.14 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  We passed net worth milestones of $1,380K - $1,590K but dipped down a bit at the end of the month.  Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 6% to my wife’s Read more [...]

January 2021 Net Worth Update (+$76,949)

Overall January was another great net worth month. At one point, our net worth surpassed $1,370K, but retracked a bit towards the end of the month.  Our net worth increased $76,949.49 from last month to a total of $1,329,796.32 (see spreadsheet screenshot). Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 6% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 6% of her 401(K) contribution Read more [...]

December 2020 Net Worth Update (+$109,674)

Overall December was our 2nd largest net worth increase month ever, just behind our largest month of June 2016 ($130K increase). Our net worth increased $109,674.00 from last month to a total of $1,252,846.83 (see spreadsheet screenshot). We passed 11 net worth milestones ($1,150K to $1,250K) this month!  Such a blessing! Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 6% to my wife’s 401(k).  Read more [...]

October 2020 Net Worth Update (+$22,428.71)

Overall In October, we passed our net worth milestones of $1,050K, $1,060K, and $1,070K, although we ended the month below $1,070K.  The growth rate of our net worth has been amazing this year.  We are averaging $24K increases every month. It feels like the stock market is due for a major correction in the next couple of years but in the meantime, we’ll keep enjoying the returns.  Our net worth increased $22,428.71 from last month to a total of $1,060,058.26 (see spreadsheet screenshot). Read more [...]

September 2020 Net Worth Update (+$4,578.30)

Overall We passed our net worth milestones of $1,040K in September but by the end of the month, we were slightly below the milestone.  The stock market took a beating this month and our investments reflect it. That being said, our net worth still increased $4,578.30 from last month to a total of $1,037,629.55 (see spreadsheet screenshot).    Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute Read more [...]

August 2020 Net Worth Update (+$42,629.34)

Overall We officially became millionaires in August! We passed our net worth milestones of $1,000K, $1,010K, $1,020K and $1,030K. Our net worth increased $42,629.34 from last month to a total of $1,033,051.25 (see spreadsheet screenshot).   Such a blessing! Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 8% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 6% of her 401(K) contribution Read more [...]

July 2020 Net Worth Update (+$87,101.96)

Overall July was one of the best months for our net worth. We passed our net worth milestones of $910K-980K this month. Our net worth increased $87,101.96 from last month to a total of $990,421.91 (see spreadsheet screenshot).   Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts are comprised of our 401(k)s, our Roth IRAs and our Traditional IRAs.  We contribute 8% to my wife’s 401(k).  My wife’s company matches up to 6% of her 401(K) contribution and chips in an additional Read more [...]