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Net Worth Update: August 2010

August has been hot, hot, hot! Weather wise, certainly, but I also made it worse by making a (work-related) trip to Miami in the middle! Let’s see if my finances  had a similar toasty trend:

Change: $2,070 or +6.77 %

August 2010 Net Worth GraphIndeed, it was a good month! However, it also represents my last month of steady employment. (My employer moved out of state and I remain in Virginia.) The money I made in all those nice upward-sloping months on this graph needs to last me through my job search. Which means that September will almost certainly be a “down” month, as little income comes in, and I still pay bills including my student loans, car insurance, etc..

Still, I’m quite optimistic – although September will be a “down” month on the graph, it’s not a surprise and it’s something I planned for. Just like when I graduated and knew I’d have to draw on my Getting Established fund for a while.

Everyone think good thoughts for me while I do interviews for new jobs! :)

If you have any questions about my net worth or how it is calculated, feel free to ask them in the comments. Also, if you’d like to see how I stack up against other personal finance bloggers, be sure to check out The Wealthy Blogger List. (Spoiler alert: the name of my site is highly accurate.)

11 responses to “Net Worth Update: August 2010”

  1. Mike

    Very interesting chart. I’m scared to chart my net worth! Hopefully things will turn around soon.

  2. Давид

    Why are you in VA? Are you located in upstate NY?

  3. Josh Freeman

    I’m pretty sure if I did a chart like this a few years ago. It would be under the x axis. Haha.

  4. Давид

    I totally missed that post. Awesome. Welcome to NoVA!

    By the way, you’ve been doing great with your net worth lately. Good job!

    ~Dave in Fairfax County

  5. james

    Stumbled on your blog this afternoon – very good information. Are you sure you’re not a professional? If my company had funds, I’d hire you – good luck with your interviews!

  6. nick d

    At least you’re on your way up!! better than being on the other side of the coin.

  7. Zack Angster

    I have a 1992 Oldsmobile its got comfortable seats tho. lol

  8. Poh S.

    This is very interesting and awesome! :-)

  9. dennis

    Yes being on your way up is the way to go, congratulations.