Category Archives: Net Worth

August 2017 Net Worth Update (+$2,304.61)

Overall In August, our net worth increased $2,304.61 from last month to a total of $591,738.38 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  We passed our $590K net worth milestones this month. 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 new 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 Read more [...]

July 2017 Net Worth Update (+$11,727.10)

Overall 2017 has been a great year for our net worth.  In July, our net worth increased $11,727.10 from last month to a total of $589,433.77 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  We passed our $580K net worth milestones this month. 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).  She just started her new and her 401(k) kicked in her second check this month, resulting in a contribution Read more [...]

June 2017 Net Worth Update (+$12,042.24)

Overall June was another great month.  Our net worth increased $12,043.24 from last month to a total of $577,606.67 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  We passed our $570K net worth milestones this month. 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 Read more [...]

May 2017 Net Worth Update (+$8,195.90)

Overall May was another good month.  In fact, every month so far this year has been very good. Our net worth increased $8,195.90 from last month to a total of $565,564.43 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  We passed our $560K net worth milestones this month. 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 [...]

April 2017 Net Worth Update (+$9,497.74)

Overall April was a very good month. Our net worth increased $9,497.74 from last month to a total of $557,368.53 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  We passed our $550K net worth milestones this month and nearly made it to $560K. 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 Read more [...]

March 2017 Net Worth Update (+$19,709.83)

Overall March was an AWESOME month. Our net worth increased $19,709.83 from last month to a total of $548,870.79 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  We passed our $530K and $540K net worth milestones this month. 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% Read more [...]

February 2017 Net Worth Update (+$8,724.58)

Overall February was a very good month. Our net worth increased $8,724.58 from last month to a total of $529,160.96 (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).  I just started a new job and am not Read more [...]

January 2017 Net Worth Update (+$3,005.74)

NOTE: I am posting our January net worth update early because I will be busy training at my new job next week:) Overall 2017 got off to a pretty good start.  We saw awesome gains in the market but the were offset a bit by pulling cash from savings.  In January, our net worth increased $3,007.34 from last month to a total of $520,437.98 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  It was great to pass our net worth milestone of $520K this month. Retirement Accounts Our retirement accounts Read more [...]

December 2016 Net Worth Update (+$17,361.40)

Overall We ended the year really strong!  In December, our net worth increased $17,361.40 to a total of $517,430.64 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  My wife knocked it out of the park, scoring a large $17,325 quarterly bonus ($10,152.65 net).  Huge blessing!  With the bonus, were were able to put $4,880 into savings, made an extra mortgage payment to principal of $1,900, contributed $400 total to our kids 529 Plans, tithed $1,700, and kept the remainder as a cushion in our checking account. Retirement Read more [...]

November 2016 Net Worth Update (+$8,837.58)

Overall In November, our net worth increased $8,837.58 to a total of $500,069.24 (see spreadsheet screenshot).  Nice to have a solid month, considering we’re just on one income after I lost my job last month.  We passed the net worth milestone of $500K this month! 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 Read more [...]