Net Worth

6 ways to measure financial fitness

6 Ways That Aren’t Net Worth to Determine If You’re Financially Fit

Human beings are perpetually consumed with comparing ourselves to each other. Whether it’s wishing we looked like the actors or actresses on TV, or enviously looking across the street at...
March 2017 Net Worth Update

March 2017 Net Worth Update: $464,400 (+2.1%)

This is a very special and sentimental 'net worth update' for me because it's going to be my last update, on Young and Thrifty. It is also a special update...
February 2017 Net Worth Update: +$2200 (+0.5%)

February 2017 Net Worth Update: +$2200 (+0.5%)

One whole month into 2017 already!  How have your personal finance resolutions been going?  Nothing too exciting this month, markets are pretty flat.  Something else is exciting happening in my...
January 2017 Net Worth Update

January 2017 Net Worth Update $452,500 (+13%)

2016 was a stellar year, I must say (well not for the rest of the world I suppose, but it was for my portfolio)! I increased my net worth by $68,330...
October 2016 Net Worth Update

October 2016 Net Worth Update $423,770 (+0.4%)

I can't believe the year is almost over.  It's already time for Halloween.  Next thing you know, it's time for Christmas and New Years again. This month was definitely not...
September 2016 Net Worth Update

September 2016 Net Worth Update: $422,250 (+1.32%)

With four months to go, I surprised myself (well maybe the market surprised me) with achieving my goal a few months early.  Who knows however, the market might be a...
Net Worth Update

August 2016 Net Worth Update: +2.5%, $416,750

Oh boy, I think this is probably one of the few times that I've actually had a $10K net worth increase in one month! Feels good, I must say!  This...
Net Worth Update

July 2016 Networth update: $406, 580 (+1.1%)

Not too bad considering I was out of the country for two weeks!  Sometimes being out of the country is better though as I tend to spend less when I...
June 2016 Net Worth Update

June 2016 Net Worth Update: $402,170 (+2.1%)

Yay! Finally broke the $400K barrier! It feels nice when the markets do so well, who says sell in May go away? (Well, I am just waiting for the summer...

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