Net Worth Update September 2017: Up $8,597.31

Well, well, well, what a difference a month makes!  After the slight hiccup of negative net worth for the month of August, September ended up a shit ton better! Here are the numbers broken down: Assets increase:   $2,513.44 Debt decrease:    $6,083.87 Net increase:       $8,597.31 My debt reduction was way better than … [Read more…]

Two Financial Thresholds Crossed in 24 Hours!

Happy Threshold

For weeks, I have been teetering on the brink of two financial thresholds.  I have been watching the numbers flirt dangerously close, but then the market would sigh and float away in the wrong direction. These were both numbers that I never really paid attention to or thought were significant until very recently.  Now it … [Read more…]

The Numbers Game: This is what it’s all about

Chart of my Net Worth

My entire life, I was focused on one thing that I thought would make me “successful”:  My credit score.  I believed that having excellent credit was the #1 financial goal I should strive for.  I thought that everything else was fair game if I could keep my credit score high.  Houses?  Cars?  RVs?  Absolutely!  As … [Read more…]