September 2019 Net Worth Rolls into Town

Once again back to full blown Net Worth Updates.

Back from FinCon19 and ready to write some new posts. Firstly, about all the crazy happening there. Including why I am not going to Fincon anymore.

I calculate my yearly ups and down in October, so only one more month before the whole fiscal year gets JUDGED! At last we shall see if I am a valid human being or not.

September 2019 Net Worth Recap equals total Assets minus total Liabilities.

Total Assets: $2,338,445 + $20,780 from last month.

Accounts receivable, This is a floundering business deal from 2014

Boat & Cars, Depreciating assets, but sell-able if need be

Real Estate 2nd home/vacation rental

Primary Residence

Retirement accounts; 2 people, 4 accounts total

Brokerage account; Dividend Portfolio

College Funds; Prepaid tuition and 529 accounts or 2 kids

Bonds; ‘I bonds’ bought through Treasury Direct

Cash & Metals; 4 accounts and a security deposit box

Health Savings Account, Started in 2015

Total Liabilities; $387,119 down – $ 1,556.00 from last month.

Mortgage on House; Bought in 2005 Interest 3.75%

Mortgage 2nd Home; Bought in 2012 Interest 3.5%

Student Loan Paid off!

HELOC; Current APR 3.49%


Tracking your own net worth is perhaps the second most important thing you can do to improve your financial picture. Budgeting your expenses to see where the money goes is probably still number one.

Budgeting is like paying attention to ball game while tracking net worth is like paying attention to the baseball season.

Months can goes up or down, you need a longer picture to evaluate your progress. You are either bringing in more money than you’re spending or you are losing money each month. Tracking Net Worth is easy, useful, and addictive.

Don’t Forget; “Comparison is the Thief of Joy”

Also Don’t Let Perfect be the Enemy of Good

Let's get things nice and sparkling clear