December 2014 Budget Roundup = $294,304.09 or an increase of +$16,017.41 or +5.76%
This was a rough ROUGH month.
Baby Bun was really exhausting me and I was not having a good reaction to it all which was affecting my relationship and to top it all off, I squashed and dealt with my emotions by shopping.
The less said on the matter, the better.
Anyway I worked, worked worked and that was still not enough to curb my spending because.. you know. ONLINE.
ONLINE SHOPPING IS THE DEVIL.
(But I got a lot of pretty things? So… win???)
Sneak preview. This is one of the awesome jackets I got online this month, from Isabel Marant — the Obil jacket.
INCOME = $21,499.17
Mostly from my day job.
OK, pretty much ONLY from my day job.
EXPENSES = $4756.82
*face palm* I am no good at not spending money. At least, not to the point of only being able to spend less than $500 a month on clothes.
This will sound entitled but thank goodness I make a lot, otherwise I could not support my inflated lifestyle.
TOP 5 CATEGORIES OF SPENDING
You know where all the money went, right?
SAVED: MONEY ON THE DENTIST THIS MONTH
I wanted to go get my teeth cleaned. Decided to get a massage instead because I JUST got my teeth cleaned like 5 months ago but I’m really paranoid like that.
SPENT: A LOT OF MONEY ON BLANKETS
Seriously. 9 blankets. I’m urging you-know-who to consider returning 3 of them. At least 3.
SPLURGED: ON MYSELF
..wait but this is every month.
My spending recap from December will be so … wanton and self-indulgent. I admit it.
NET WORTH: $294,304.09 or an increase of 5.76% or $16,017.41
I was $5000 off from hitting $300,000 this year but I figured I wouldn’t kill myself over it because I still have to pay taxes.
January / February will not be pretty.
In happier news, The Bun is doing really well.
Here’s his net worth so far..
DIVIDENDS REVIEW: $193.08
Literally PEANUTS. But I sold off a lot of stock this month (capital gains).
To not spending money?
*wipes tears from eyes*
How long more can I say this and make you believe it?
Actually I really think what I need is a specific goal or treat each month.
Like, if I spend money on clothes, I can’t go and get a massage every month.
I’m SERIOUSLY DEBATING THIS. Carrot over stick.