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Personal Finance Updates

Monthly Financial Update

by jolyn on November 4, 2011

in Personal Finance Updates

Debt Balances as of the End of October 2011:

*Credit Card Transfer: $0
Vegas Rental Property:  $103,177.03
Ohio Rental Property: $167,070.74

Total Debt: $270,247.77
This is a difference of -$569.22 owed since last month.
*The credit card transfer used to be our second mortgage for the Ohio rental. Back when the rental was still our primary residence.
Breakdown of Regular Payments:

Vegas Rental Mortgage: $647.00
Ohio Rental Mortgage: $1653.87

Total Monthly Payments: [...]

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Debt Balances as of the End of September 2011:

*Credit Card Transfer: $93.40
Vegas Rental Property:  $103,446.49
Ohio Rental Property: $167,277.10

Total Debt: $270,816.99
This is a difference of -$10,380.62 owed since last month.
*The credit card transfer used to be our second mortgage for the Ohio rental. Back when the rental was still our primary residence.
Breakdown of Regular Payments:

Credit Card Transfer: $0 due –> [...]

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I harbor no illusions that you all are waiting on pins and needles for my next post. Or that you even notice if I’m posting or not. But I miss you guys, I really do. I miss this blog. When I do get on I don’t even recognize the updates and I have to fumble [...]

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We’ve moved! And are still settling in. And while I haven’t exactly been jumping on the blogging bandwagon, I do have a couple posts in draft and have even tried to publish one, but wordpress was giving me all kinds of grief so I gave up. I’ve got enough going on trying to settle into [...]

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Living in limbo does not good accounting keep. Or something. I’ve gotten so confused with my numbers of what the balances were when. The main thing is we did pay down some debt beyond the minimum payments. And that’s a good thing.
Debt Balances as of the End of May 2011:

Credit Card Transfer: $19,016.32
Vegas Rental Property:  $104,250.85
Ohio Rental Property: [...]

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We’ve moved out of our house! And our renters have moved in! But we’re still in Ohio — until the kids finish school next week.
Oh, and I’m just a wee-bit tired.
So without further ado:

Debt Balances as of the End of May 2011:

First Mortgage:  $168,091.46
Credit Card Transfer: $21,950.50
Rental Property:  $104,783.76

Total Debt: $295,894.41
This is a difference of -$1,068.69 in principle from [...]

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Debt Balances as of the End of April 2011:

First Mortgage:  $168,292.32
Credit Card Transfer #1: $22,502.00
Credit Card Transfer #2:  $0 !!!
Rental Property:  $105,100.09

Total Debt: $295,894.41
This is a difference of -$4,661.21 in principle from the $300,555.62 owed in primary and rental mortgage debt* at the end of March.
I just have to point out that we finally got it under $300,000!!!!!
(With a [...]

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Yikes. What with family visiting and some or all of us running around at the Cincinnati Homeschool Convention and then all of us visiting the Creation Museum I’ve not only broken my cardinal rule of tracking my daily finances I also never got close enough to my computer long enough to even think about posting [...]

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I figured out why the links weren’t showing in the Personal Finance Updates post! I did everything the way I always have, but the default settings changed. Go figure. So I changed the settings. Wa-la!
If you didn’t link yours because it wasn’t working — go now! I got it all worked out, I pinky-promise.
And [...]

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Debt Balances as of the End of January 2011:

First Mortgage:  $168,690.79
Credit Card Transfer #1: $22,920.00
Credit Card Transfer #2:  $3,930.03
Rental Property:  $105,719.25

Total Debt:  $301,250.07
This is a difference of -$2,592.63 in principle from the $303,842.70 owed in primary and rental mortgage debt* at the end of January.
*The credit card transfers used to be our second mortgage.
Breakdown of Regular [...]

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