Well gang, it's time for another networth update. For those unfamiliar with these reports, I've been calculating my net worth and tracking my financial progress for a few years now. The personal balance sheet numbers I report on these updates are not meant to be boastful or intended to be wantonly exhibitionist (although unfortunately I understand how they might come off as such). The purpose of following my networth changes over time is actually to inspire and encourage readers to do the same for themselves. These periodic progress updates are not only great ways to help one track the successful self accumulation of monetary assets over time, but they help to ensure, encourage, and remind oneself of the importance of routine accountability of personal financial decisions. Coupled with free online budgeting tools and my NetworthIQ.com account, I use them all to chart my finances and keep myself consistently on the right track. The issue of money and income has always been a rather taboo subject among people, but it's too important to not pay regular attention to.
Yes, I Am Still Upbeat For The Future: Things Will Get Better In Time
Wow, what a roller coaster ride of a month in terms of the stock market. One minute the Dow is breaking past the psychological 10,000 mark and soaring to new bullish heights - the next, the entire stock market is sinking like a rock. In terms of economic volatility as a function of gains and losses, the last few weeks have definitely not beenRead the full article »