January 2006 Net Worth Update

January 2006 Net Worth Update
I’m excited to post this January 2006 net worth update because it is the start of a brand New Year — and this will become our first FULL year of working!  Having just graduated in May, last year only included 1/2 year of full-time work.  As a self-proclaimed data nerd, it will be nice to ...

2006 Financial Goals 2

2006 Financial Goals
With the new year starting up, I wanted to write down some clear goals on paper regarding what we want to achieve financially.  We are very early into our working lives, having just graduated college back in May, but we have big dreams regarding our future and our finances.  To give us the best possible ...

2005 Expense Review Part 2

2005 Expense Review Part 2
To kick off the new year, I undertook the task of reviewing ALL our income and expenses from the past year.  The Income Review was posted first and fit nicely into a single post.  The Expense Review however, was getting too large and needed to be split into two posts.  Part 1 of the Expense Review ...

2005 Expense Review Part 1

2005 Expense Review Part 1
In the last post I reviewed all of our income for the previous year and discovered some fun surprises.  For instance, I expected our new full-time jobs to be the bulk of all our income for the year.  And while it was the largest chunk of income, it amounted to a smaller percentage than I anticipated.  I ...

2005 Income Review 1

2005 Income Review
I openly admit (and embrace) the fact that I am the “financial nerd” between my fiance and me.  At the end of every month, I really and truly enjoy updating all of our account balances to get the full picture on our financial situation.  I go through every account, every credit card, open my wallet ...