My investments continue to save me from drowning in my credit card and student loan debt. Net Worth: $6425 If you look closely at the changes in my savings balances compared to the changes in my credit card balances, you’ll notice a bunch of money shifted accounts. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
It’s not all onward and upward. Net Worth: $3972 Our net worth has shrunk by the cost of a bar tab. We’re worth $46 less than last month. How September compares to August is a great reflection of why it can be problematic to check your net worth monthly. The end tally doesn’t tell much […]
If ever there was an argument for saving early and often, our changes in net worth over the past three months alone represent the sheer power of compounding interest. June 2016: We were at minus $4,328! July 2016: We came out of the red to the tune of $619 August 2016: We’re now $4018 positive! […]
Bread and butter personal finance isn’t usually the center of melodramatic cinema, but maybe it should be. It doesn’t get more horrifying, funny, scary, real, and genuine than witnessing a financial reckoning and awakening.