Money Prowess Net Worth Update October 2018: $78,909

Net Worth Update: October 2018

Net Worth: $78,909 Dutiful Tracking, Deplorable Sharing I’ve still been dutifully tracking my net worth month over month. I’ve been terrible, however, at posting it publicly. The story’s getting more complicated, which is why I’ve had a hard time committing numbers to the world.  Since it’s been so long, I’m comparing October’s numbers with what […]

Net Worth Update May 2018: $50,070

Net Worth Update: $50,070 I Fell Off the Net Worth Reporting Wagon for 5 Months! It didn’t seem like it’s been that long. Apparently, this is the first of 2018 and I’m totally not prepared for it to be momentous. As I said, I bought a house. And not just any house, a three family […]

I’m buying a house!

I put an offer in on a house and it was accepted. I’m now deep in the weeds of validating this is a good idea before my 10-day inspection period expires and I lose my deposit if I later decide to back out. It’s a gorgeous 3-unit house in a great neighborhood. But It feels […]
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Ebay: The Perfect Side Hustle

Selling on Ebay is a great side hustle. I listed a pair of Lu’s outgrown shoes for $12 or best offer. I got $10 for them. Subtracting the Ebay and Paypal fees, that’s $7.26 in my pocket for a few minutes snapping pictures after Lu went to bed. Say it took me 20 minutes total […]
Money Prowess Net Worth Update December 2017 is $80471

Net Worth Update December 2017: $80,471

Net Worth Update: $80,471 Woot! Officially over the $80,000 net worth barrier. After reading the Globe piece noting median net worth in Boston ($8 for US blacks vs $247,500 for whites), it puts our position in further local perspective. We’re sooo close to have $200,000 in retirement savings alone. As the year wraps up, I’ll […]
Money Prowess Net Worth Update November 2017

Net Worth Update November 2017: $78,361

My Money Now Prints Money So Why Don’t I Feel Rich? We have entered “the zone.” Not only is a kick ass stock market helping nudge us along, but we’re generally at the tipping point that our money is printing more money. Our assets keep growing without us lifting a finger. Maybe soon we’ll be […]