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April 2010 net worth

April 30th, 2010 at 07:51 am

I just updated my net worth, and I'm up by 6.6% this month. 6.6%. My first reaction wasn't anything positive. Quite the contrary, I was alarmed and concerned. I say that because I am pretty certain I didn't do anything that stellar to warrant such an increase.

So, I started digging through my records for the past 2 months to see what could have caused it. True, some were due to savings, some because I actually got some tax return money (that finally posted), and some was from just the market creeping up and my meager stock trading gains.

Much to my pleasant surprise and relief, it turns out that it was because the dividends from my dividend stocks finally came in. More importantly, it seems that I had some stocks that were doing poorly earlier, and JUST recovered into the positive territory. So, that's why this month's percentage seems so big even though the overall balance hasn't changed as much so.

Oh well, at least it's gone up. w00t.

2 Responses to “April 2010 net worth”

  1. gamecock43 Says:

    Sounds good that it went up and you have everything so well organized you can see how it goes up and down! That's very impressive.

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Great news that it went up...better than going down!

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