USAA… Net Worth 09-25-2012

So here’s the latest financial picture (which doesn’t include at least two other positive large accounts (5 figures)). I was able to find a place on Mint.com that actually showed Net Worth over time. Shown below: The HUGE shift in last August / September’s transition was because some accounts weren’t added until later. On another not, sorry, but I had to get away from Yodlee.com (that’s where the original Net…

September 25, 2012
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Become A Former Member of the 99%

Become A Former Member of the 99%.
September 11, 2012

I was riding the CTA the other day and saw a poster ad for Crain’s Chicago Business. It was fairly straight-forward, a red background with white letters. It said, “Become A Former Member of the 99%”. I thought it was AWESOME!   It turns out this isn’t the only type of poster (there are 3): Become A Former Member of the 99%. Contains Accelerants. Raising Tax Brackets Since 1978.

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Failure Is The ONLY Option

We’ve all heard it before. The fabled saying “Failure is not an option”. Although there are instances for that (rare as they are), I would say that for the majority of scenarios that we come across are the opposite. Failure is the ONLY option. Without failure, there’s no way to learn… And I would say learning is the key to everything. Complacency, on the other hand, is the death of…

September 11, 2012
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6-Digit Value Of Assets

Wow! I’m now WAY in the green! The value of my assets is now well into the 6-digit realm. I’ve actually had to take steps to lower my taxable income (marginal tax rates). One simple “move” actually saved me $450. My company has somewhat “taken off”. Although I’m still WAY behind my main goal at this point, there’s still some time to figure a few things out. My net worth…

September 10, 2012
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