End of Year Report 2016

For whatever reason, Blogger isn’t letting me make posts longer than a certain length in their post interface, so I will do my best to summarize the numbers while still keeping the post readable. Anyway, without further ado, here is my progress for 2016. Income On the income side of things, I think I did … Read moreEnd of Year Report 2016

Monthly Financial Snapshot: December 2016

Dec-16 Comments Rent $765.00 $750 for rent + $15 in fees for Plastiq in order to pay via credit card Internet $60.92 Internet is kind of expensive out here in the boonies Cell Phone $32.88 $30 + taxes/fees for 5 GB of 4G data through T-Mobile Natural Gas $19.15 Slightly higher than average gas bill, … Read moreMonthly Financial Snapshot: December 2016

Monthly Financial Snapshot: November 2016

Nov-16 Comments Rent $765.00 $750 for rent + $15 in fees for Plastiq in order to pay via credit card Internet $60.92 Internet is kind of expensive out here in the boonies Cell Phone $32.88 $30 + taxes/fees for 5 GB of 4G data through T-Mobile Natural Gas $22.49 Slightly higher than average gas bill, … Read moreMonthly Financial Snapshot: November 2016

Monthly Financial Snapshot: October 2016

Oct-16 Comments Rent $765.00 $750 for rent + $15 in fees for Plastiq in order to pay via credit card Internet $60.92 Internet is kind of expensive out here in the boonies Cell Phone $32.88 $30 + taxes/fees for 5 GB of 4G data through T-Mobile Natural Gas $0.00 No gas bill this month due … Read moreMonthly Financial Snapshot: October 2016

Monthly Financial Snapshot: September 2016

Sep-16 Comments Rent $765.00 $750 for rent + $15 in fees for Plastiq in order to pay via credit card Internet $60.92 Internet is kind of expensive out here in the boonies Cell Phone $32.88 $30 + taxes/fees for 5 GB of 4G data through T-Mobile Natural Gas $18.38 About average gas use for the month. Electricity $62.54 … Read moreMonthly Financial Snapshot: September 2016

Expenditures: Me vs. the Average Joe

I thought it would be interesting to compare my expenses against the “Average Joe”, to see how different my lifestyle really is from the norm. It turns out that the Bureau of Labor Statistics collects data on this sort of thing every year as part of the Consumer Expenditure Survey. And, lucky for me, the … Read moreExpenditures: Me vs. the Average Joe

Monthly Financial Snapshot: August 2016

Since this blog is new, here is my most recent financial snapshot. In the future, I will post these on the final day of every month. Aug-16 Comments Rent $765.00 $750 for rent + $15 in fees for Plastiq in order to pay via credit card Internet $60.92 Internet is kind of expensive out here … Read moreMonthly Financial Snapshot: August 2016