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2014 Recap

January 2nd, 2015 at 04:25 pm

The first number is the yearly total - the second is the monthly average.

Housing - $8141 - $678
Car Repair/Maintenance - $4268 - $356
Furnishing/Equipment/Decor - $3522 - $294
Gifts/Charity - $2564 - $214
Taxes - $2264 - $189
Vacation/Travel - $2146 - $179
Groceries - $1658 - $138
Fares/Parking - $1414 - $118
Utilities - $1406 - $117
Medical/Health - $906 - $76
Eating Out - $837 - $70
Insurance - $644 - $54
Gas - $640 - $53
Phone - $606 - $51
Clothing $598 - $50
Vet/Pet Supplies - $535 - $45
Fees/Services - $445 - $37
Entertainment - $387 - $32
Home Repair/Maintenance - $359 - $30
Household Supplies - $240 - $20
Laundry - $193 - $16
Personal - $193 - $16
Miscellaneous - $29 - $3

Grand Total - $33,995 - $2,833

My average monthly spending was $486 less than in 2013; $249 less than in 2012; but $218 more than in 2011.

My net worth rose by $25,676. A lot of that was from a rise in the market value of my condo. I likely won't see that kind of rise in my net worth next year.

6 Responses to “2014 Recap”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Nice increase of net worth!

  2. starfishy Says:

    Cool! i say just accept the gift from the ex without reciprocating... Smile

  3. chloe Says:

    I'm impressed that you keep such meticulous records that you can compare everything from year to year! I'm going to try to track everything this year, too.

  4. LittleMissSplendid Says:

    Quite a shoestring you've got going on!

  5. CB in the City Says:

    I would encourage anyone to track their spending. It's actually a lot of fun!

  6. Bluebird Says:

    Wow! Great job CB!

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