In Budget Roundups, Money

November 2015 Budget Roundup = $547,022.49 or an increase of +$32,195.10 or +5.89%

LOOKING BACK

I spent a lot this month. Like a lot.

I can’t .. or I can believe it, but once the floodgates opened… BOOM!

I just shopped and shopped and bought everything my heart desired.

INCOME = $46,239.06

A lot of overtime this month. December will be less though I think because of the holidays.

EXPENSES = $14,162.29

Told you I spent a lot!

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Here’s a hint of what you might see in December’s roundup:

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TOP 5 CATEGORIES OF SPENDING

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NET WORTH: $547,022.49 or an increase of +$32,195.10 or +5.89%

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This is what it looks like from the past 12 months:

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BABY BUN NET WORTH =$10,834.39 or an increase of +$153.83 or +1%

Baby Bun has been killing it too.

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DIVIDENDS REVIEW:

Made quite a lot in dividends this month.

Almost $1000.

Reinvested all of it back into buying more stock.

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LOOKING FORWARD

To not shopping in December?

LOL

LOL!!!!!!!!

Let’s see how long that lasts.

No seriously though.. 🙂

I am thinking I’ll hit $550,000 by the end of the year.

We’ll see.


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Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

I got out of $60,000 of debt in 18 months using TheBudgetingTool.com. Since then, 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 (savings rate = 85%). I could retire today if I wanted, but love my work-life balance as a freelancing consultant in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). I also post daily on Instagram @saverspender.

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16 Comments

  1. Leigh

    Holy income! That’s about 4x my monthly salary. No wonder you said I’m slow and steady 😉 Curious to see how you’ll finish out the year. I keep hoping I’ll surpass $600k and then it doesn’t happen, month after month.

    Reply
    1. save. spend. splurge.

      Haha I’ll finish out around $550,000 I think. *shrug*.. Not super concerned about the actual number. The trajectory is going where I want, so that’s fine for me.

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    2. Anon

      @Leigh: uh, that monthly salary is ABOVE my YEARLY salary. Excuse my whilst I go vomit a little.

      More vomiting when I look again and realize you spent over seven thousand dollars on clothes and not one single cent on charity. I hope there’s an entire month donated to charity somewhere in your yearly budget. This is an echelon of American society I have not viewed before.

      Reply
      1. save. spend. splurge.

        1. What do you want me to do? Apologize for making a lot of money? Not gonna happen.

        2. Before you presume to know what I spend, maybe you should dig around and ask as others have, what I spend on charity each year.

        I give 10% of my gross income at the end of each year to charities of my choice. Let that sink in.

        3. A lot of what I bought, will end up getting returned. In this month alone, I have returned most of it, because I bought duplicates in different sizes to see what it would look like / fit.

        4. I am not American.

        Wow… talk about putting your foot in your mouth, so to speak. I hope this makes you think twice before judging others.

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        1. Ak

          10% charity 🙂
          Its really nice

          Reply
          1. save. spend. splurge.

            “Help yourself so you can help others.”

  2. Minh Thuy

    I am most impressed with your income for the month. The rest is all relative but yikes, 7k on clothes only.

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    1. save. spend. splurge.

      I may return some of it *shrug* We’ll see once I get it.

      Reply
  3. Cassie

    Shopping aside, I think the market would have to completely tank for you to not hit $550k next month.

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    1. save. spend. splurge.

      LOL Should I try for $575 then? Meh. Whatever.

      Reply
  4. The Asian Pear

    I look at the $7K worth of purchases and thought, “YIKES!” but then I remembered it was you…

    Which likely means that approximately 65% will likely to be returned.

    So… With that in mind, you likely only spent 6% of your income on wardrobe shopping this month. ^_~

    Reply
    1. save. spend. splurge.

      LOL!!! Maybe. MAYBE.

      Reply
  5. Revanche

    You crack me up. Even after all that click click shopping you still closed the deal on an increase, woo!

    Reply
    1. save. spend. splurge.

      Hee hee. Click click shopping. I pretty much only shopped like a mofo online.

      Reply

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