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Financial Update – February

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Now it’s what you’ve all been waiting for. Here is my financial update for the month. I’ve been a bad spender, and I’m waiting for a tuition reimbursement check as well as my tax refund, a bonus, and a raise. Let’s see how we did. Remember, the credit card gets paid off every month. I don’t want you to think I’m running up some kind of a bill.

  February 17 January 17
Cash and Savings: $ 13,408 $ 13,760
Taxable Investments: $ 3,242 $ 3,189
401k (Pre-Tax): $ 9,660 $ 8,919
Roth IRA: $ 2,041 $ 1,763
Credit Cards: ($ 2,165) ($ 1,821)
Student Loan 3.97%: ($ 1,720) ($ 1,720)
Student Loan 2.82%: ($ 9,250) ($ 9,250)
Home Inventory: $ 9,359 $ 9,359
TOTAL $ 24,575 $ 24,254

Well, at least I haven’t moved backwards.

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Luke Landes is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .