My May expenses were much lower than April’s and it is lower than the average this year. Most categories was below budget except for health care and personal care. I am still spending quite a bit on the heath care category post partum. Continue reading
May was a terrible month for passive income. Compare to the second month of last quarter, passive income went down by about $40. This month I added 20 more shares of KMI to my dividend portfolio.
My April expenses were slightly higher than March’s and it is the highest month so far this year. Every category was below budget except for childcare. We spent quite a bit on baby gear. Continue reading
April was a decent month for passive income in both dividends and interests. Compare to the first month of last quarter, passive income went up over $200. This month I did not make additional investments since I invested quite a bit last month in various index ETFs.
My March expenses were slightly higher than February’s but still lower than the average. Every category is below budget except for the Medical/Healthcare category. The Childcare category was also high due to baby’s medical bills. Continue reading
March was a decent month for passive income in both dividends and interests. Compare to the third month of last quarter, passive income went down by about $300. It was as expected as some companies distribute a higher dividend at the end of the year. This month I added more shares of VTI, VEU, SPY, BND and MYC.
It’s tax season and this is a good time to review how my retirement accounts performed last year. I have a 401k (traditional and Roth) plan through my current company, a rollover traditional IRA from my previous company and a Roth IRA that I opened over a decade ago on my own.