Net Worth and Income – Jan + Feb 2017

Rev yourself up for the first Chedda Income and Net Worth post of 2017! It’s a doozy!

Our expenses were pretty similar in January and February. We paid off a lot of our car loan, but otherwise we were super frugal.

Mr. Market has been really swelling our net worth. I’ve felt rich since we passed about $100k net worth, but now more than ever I’m feeling extra rich! Continue reading “Net Worth and Income – Jan + Feb 2017”

Our Expenses – February 2017

February was an excellent, excellent month in the Chedda household. I feel happier right this moment than I ever have before (to preserve the specifics of the moment for my future memory: I’m cozied up on the couch with my favorite blanket, finishing up a quesadilla and some sparkling water, listening to Elgar, tallying up monthly expenses, and Mr. Chedda just temporarily abandoned the video he’s watching on quantum mechanics and walked in and gave me a kiss on the head.)

I don’t quite know why, but I like the upward trend in contentment that I’ve been experiencing the past few months. But this is a financial blog, so let’s focus on the upward trend in money! And the downward trend in expenses.

We bought a bunch of music equipment this month. Mr. Chedda and I are both really interested in music in general, and we own a piano, two clarinets, an oboe, a trumpet, and a ukulele. So, while our expenses were really barebones this month, we did buy a few toys to go along with our instruments!

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