January 2, 2013

December 2012 Net Worth Update (+4,299.05)

Our net worth increased $4,299.05 from last month, to a total of $212,219.22 (click on spreadsheet below).  This puts us at 122.53% of our 2012 net worth goal of $173,200.  Our best year end finish yet.

What Worked
I received a 2.25% raise at the end of December that goes into effect in January.  We contributed a total of $1,369.81 to our retirement accounts and saw them increase $3,440.23 to $77,993.16 total.  We also contributed $250 to our son’s 529 Plan this month.

What Didn’t Work
As I mentioned before, my wife was laid off and is now officially unemployed. 

Next Month
Next month should be relatively normal except for my wife being unemployed.

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