Steve improves his net worth by several thousand dollars! Listen to what changed in this season’s episode of Steve Sunday.

Steve Sunday: Winter 2017

41 min episode

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As of April 2017:
Annual income: <$50,000
School debt: $53,144.23
Credit card debt: $2,509.89
401k contribution amount: 0% (to free up money for paying off credit card debt)
Current market value in all retirement accounts: $12,796.09
Other investment vehicles: Bitcoin ($747.89)
Cash holdings (savings, checkings): $1713.23
Side hustles: ~$0/mo

Big changes:
– Rent went down ~20% moving into new room in the house
– Salary increased from general COL raise
– Tax return used in part to pay off credit card debt
– 401k decreased to 0% and allocations increased to 2-3 to free up a few hundred a pay period to put all toward the debt.


Action items:
– Continue allocating more toward high-interest credit card and higher-interest student loan debts
– Keep an eye on increased tax allocations and continue to pay the extra money from 401k decrease and tax decrease toward credit card debt
– Re-engage side hustles and consider ways to move toward ways goal of inching toward $70k “happiness asymptote” income.