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March 2015 Budget Roundup = $342,690.27 or an increase of +$13,447.40 or +4.08


March.. oh March. Why did I ever let myself just browse Simons and discover how AWESOME IT IS FOR SHOPPING!?


Wait until you see my epic purchases.

Also, in between all the shopping and working, this became a very rushed budget post. I would have spent more time on this but this past month has been CRR-AZY.

INCOME = $18,965.58

  • This is mostly from my day job, and it’s gross earnings, but taxes will come at the end of the year.

EXPENSES = $2905.86

  • Made it under $3000! The number should be lower though, I returned a lot of stuff.






NET WORTH: $342,690.27 or an increase of +$13,447.40 or +4.08%


BABY BUN NET WORTH = $8882.04 or an increase of $1354.49 or 15.2%

Nobody beats The Bun in net worth increases. O_o

He is rocking it. I am going to see him hit $10,000 by year end, I’m sure. YAY FOR BABY BUN!



Looking forward to warmer weather and wearing all of my new & favourite clothes.

Are you following on Instagram? Cuz you should be. I put all my outfit posts there.


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Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

Am my own Sugar Daddy. Am a millionaire at 36 after getting out of $60K of student debt in 18 months, a little over a decade earlier, using I have worked 50% of my career (taking 1-2 year breaks), and quadrupled my income within 2 years of graduating, going from $65K to $260K with an average lifetime savings rate of 50%. I have 11 side incomes that are on track in 2020 to make me $50K - $75K. I could retire today if I wanted, but love my work-life balance as a freelancing consultant in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). I am all about balance - between time and money, and also enjoying my money. I also post daily on Instagram @saverspender.

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  1. Kasia

    That sounds like an awesome month! Nice work for keeping your spending so low compared to your income. That’s like a 84% savings rate?

    1. save. spend. splurge.

      Yes it isn’t so bad. 84% but I have to keep in mind all the months/years I don’t work full time. 🙂 hence why I need to save more when I do

  2. Gen Y Finance Guy

    Looks like you had a great month.

    My own net worth went up about 4% as well. I crossed the $200K mark for the first time, so that was pretty exciting.

    My wife has a tendency to buy a lot of things and return at least half of it. It is so bizarre to me. I may never understand.


    1. save. spend. splurge.

      Congratulations!! I’m aiming for $400,000 by the end of this year..

      I am just like your wife. I buy a ton and then return about 90% of it. I’m very picky.

  3. The Asian Pear

    Wooo! Baby Bun’s raking in the dough! Faster than me even. O_O;;

    Also, why fermented cod liver pills? I’m taking omega 3s right now.

    1. save. spend. splurge.

      I know right? He is killing it. Fermented cod liver pills seem to be regulating my hormones which contributes to my acne. I’m not done the bottle yet but I am seeing a big difference in my skin before and after. I want to finish the bottle before I say anything though. Fermented cod liver pills are also another type of high antioxidants/ good stuff. I tried omega-3s but they did nothing for my skin…

  4. Tre

    Okay, I know shopping is bad when you are on a budget. But I LOVE the clothes.

    1. save. spend. splurge.

      Tell me about it.

  5. Taylor Lee @ Engineer Cents

    Go Baby Bun go!

    1. save. spend. splurge.

      He is really rocking the numbers. Super proud 🙂

  6. Clarisse @ Make Money Your Way

    I should follow you on Instagram! Wow, you really have an impressive numbers!


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