Grocery Tracking 2020 – Pandemic Edition!

In January of this year we decided it was high time we did another one-month grocery tracking post, since our last one was in 2017. We decided to do it in March, as we always do, for two reasons: We need to do it in a month when we’re not travelling anywhere, and also a month with 31 days so we can’t be accused of using a short month. All was set and decided on, we went ahead and started tracking March 1st, and then, well, the pandemic hit and the world went crazy. We did it anyway. Here’s how it went. Continue reading

2019 Financial Report

We’re doing our annual compilation a little early this year, since we’re flying to New York tomorrow at the crack of dawn to ring in the new year.

We’ve had a great financial year, with a current net worth of $462,553. That’s a $106,134 increase from last year, which was due to a combination of a high savings rate and solid investment performance. We finished the year with a savings rate of 65%. Continue reading

2018 Financial Report

Well, we just couldn’t wait until we got home, so we decided to do our year end report from beautiful Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It’s now 7:00 in the morning on New Year’s Day 2019.

Though our investments have been getting rattled around a bit, we finished the year with a solid net worth of $356,419. That’s a $38,447 increase from 2017! Our savings rate was a cool 64%. Continue reading