The Power of Compound Interest | Early Paycheck

Hey guys, I had a thought experiment this week that I waned to try out on compound interest. To start, I want to set the table on compound interest. If you’re reading this, you may have heard many fun examples illustrating just how ridiculously large compounded interest can be. Large in a way that doesn’tContinue reading “The Power of Compound Interest | Early Paycheck”

$234,429.64 | January 2022 Net Worth Update

Hey guys, It’s been a pretty interesting month to close out the year. Stocks have continued to go up and the S&P 500 ended the year up around 27%. My net worth has gone up pretty significantly this year as well. As of the new year, my net worth is the highest it’s ever beenContinue reading “$234,429.64 | January 2022 Net Worth Update”

$229,413 | December Net Worth Update

Hey guys – I’m a bit late with my post this month, but I want to make sure I update you on my net worth in December. Spoiler: It’s pretty much same as last month, but it did decrease. My net worth in December fell about $1,500 from November – which is a big differenceContinue reading “$229,413 | December Net Worth Update”

$231,033 | November Net Worth Update

Hey everyone! I’m back this month to share a net worth update with you guys. Last month was the first month since beginning this monthly series where my net worth actually decreased from one month to the next. However, this month I’ve seen the biggest monthly increase in net worth month over month since writingContinue reading “$231,033 | November Net Worth Update”

$206,686 | October Net Worth Update

Hey guys, I bring you a first since I started writing this blog. My month-to-month net worth actually declined for the first time. In last month’s update, I share As humans, we naturally try to justify circumstances and behavior that may be perceived as bad. How am I justifying the positivity this one? I’m comfortedContinue reading “$206,686 | October Net Worth Update”

$212,956.29 | September Net Worth Update

Hey guys! I’ve got another monthly net worth update for you. Spoiler: I’ve broken the $200k mark for the first time! Let’s take a look at my monthly net worth status updates since I started writing about it in March. March 2021: $162,239 April 2021: $181,250 May 2021: $183,791 June 2021: $190,804 July 2021: $197,184Continue reading “$212,956.29 | September Net Worth Update”

$197,184 | July Net Worth Update

Hey guys, I’ve got another net worth update for you. If you’re interested in my previous net worth posts, I’ve shared them below: March 2021: $162,239 April 2021: $181,250 May 2021: $183,791 June 2021: $190,804 July 2021: $197,184 One thing to note about the graph – it may look a little different this month. IContinue reading “$197,184 | July Net Worth Update”

$190,804 | June Net Worth Update

Hey guys, I’ve got another net worth update for you. If you’re interested in my previous net worth posts, I’ve shared them below: March 2021: $162,239 April 2021: $181,250 May 2021: $183,791 June 2021: $190,804 June 2021 Net Worth: $190,804 (+$7,013) Cash: $17,316.59 (+$2,879.66) Checking Account: $4,523.50 High-Yield Savings Account: $12,793.09 Investments: $162,456.19 (+$5,375.55) WorkContinue reading “$190,804 | June Net Worth Update”

$183,791 | May Net Worth Update

Hey guys, I’m bringing you another monthly net worth update, happy May! March 2021: $162,239 April 2021: $181,250 May 2021: $183,791 A few things happened this month that make the numbers seem weird. I was able to automatically sync a bank account to my Personal Capital account for the first time which threw the netContinue reading “$183,791 | May Net Worth Update”

$181,250 | April Net Worth Update

Hey guys, As part of my net worth series – I plan to keep you guys in the loop with monthly updates. I had a really good moth as you can see below, my net worth is up almost 20k! March 2021: $162,239 April 2021: $181,250 When looking at the numbers, I’m surprised that myContinue reading “$181,250 | April Net Worth Update”