Monthly Expense Report, March 2017


A three paycheck month,  a big spending month, a look back at my spending for March: time for a fresh Monthly Expense Report! 🙂

I can’t say I did very well this month keeping expenses inline; so somehow I turned what should have been an amazing saving period with three paychecks into a consuming extravaganza! Let’s get a quick review of the numbers and then dive into a few details.

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Monthly Expense Report, November 2016

scenic view

Continuing the vacation photos. It helps that I enjoy looking at them and remembering that great trip! It’s almost lining up perfectly that by the time this household is ready to be FI, that we will be planning our next major vacation. Almost as if, we could leave our jobs (and maybe our house) behind for more than a few weeks. Maybe a few months of nomad style!

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Monthly Expense Report, October 2016

That’s no money tree. Nope, that squat white birch is a resilient resident of the slopes surrounding one of the world’s most active volcanoes… and I got to meet it! October was a wild month, primarily spending time overseas in distant lands being amazed, tired, and a bit out of place. And I finally have some decent pictures of my own to share on the site! 🙂

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Monthly Expense Report, June 2016

Ooh boy, what a long month June was and since I am writing this so late into July, I know the craziness has carried over. But, it’s really hot outside, so what better time to catch up on my monies? June was a good month. Getting some paychecks rolling in is great, and I even shoved some money into my IRA. For now let’s focus on spending in June, which finished 16 days ago… oops!

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Monthly Expense Report, May 2016

Finally some changes happening in my monthly expenses. Of course, this is not the place to read about all that jazz, so expect some more details to leak out via other posts. Being off of work for 2+ weeks has meant a little less time spent tracking spending and updating my spreadsheets. But, I think I have got everything all squared away now. Exploring financial frontiers over here.

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Monthly Expense Report, January 2016

I wanted to get this January update out before the middle of February rolled around, so I wouldn’t miss the beginning of the calendar year. What you will find below is my complete monthly expense report which I sorted from biggest to smallest, counting every cent spent. Well, maybe not exactly every cent as I did round to the nearest multiple of $5 for readability.

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