Retro: February 2006 Net Worth Update


After last month’s record net worth gain, I was expecting a little pull-back from the market — or at least, some pressure downward!  I know, not really positive thinking.  But hey, I’m just being realistic.  Thankfully the pull-back did not happen.  So the party continues!  For the 9th straight month we have been able to record a monthly GAIN to our net worth. 

As of the end of February 2006, our net worth has increased by $5,038 to a new total of $74,297.  

FI Champion's Net Worth Update for February 2006

(View details and definitions for all line-items in our monthly Net Worth Updates)

Noteworthy highlights for the February 2006 update:

– I contributed $355 into my Roth IRA account for the month.  I did not put anything into my fiance’s account this month.  The rest of the gain was purely from the stock market continuing it’s upward trajectory.

– Normal contributions were made to my fiance’s 401k account.  I expect this account to be on “auto pilot” for the most part this year.  Contributions are automatically pulled from her paycheck each pay period.  I do not expect to make any changes to our investment choices either.

– We continue to take advantage of a 0% credit card offer.  This means…

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Note From Author

The full “February 2006 Net Worth Update” post has been back-dated to 3/01/2006.  But it was originally published to the Financial Independence Champion ( Blog on 08/16/2016.

Why Back-Date Posts?

I mentioned in my first post how this blog will be a little different than any other ones you may follow.  I still plan to talk about personal finance, rental property, travel, and the pursuit of financial independence.  But to give all these topics the right context and the full picture, I need to start at the beginning.  I need to fill in the details of life from 2005 until now.  I want you to see the successes, the struggles, and all the milestones we passed along the way.  Therefore most of the “new” content will be back-dated to their appropriate dates in 2005, 2006, and beyond — until we’re caught up!

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