Monthly expenses

Let’s get right to the point today shall we? I go out of my way to ensure my personal finances are significantly more complicated than they should be. In fact, I’d even go as far as to say that I sleep better at night because of it. No, I haven’t lost all my marbles, I […]


by Ninja on May 3, 2011 · 16 comments

I have some tragic, tragic news to share with you today. Girl Ninja is cheating on me. With two guys AND two girls! I would be wallowing in self pity if it weren’t for one minor detail….I condoned this infidelity. Does this make me some kind of pimp? For the last nine months of our […]

How much do you cost per day?

by Ninja on November 14, 2010 · 25 comments

If you’re like me, you know how much your household costs to operate monthly. According to the Ninja budget we are looking at roughly $3,400 in relatively fixed expenses. This works out to about $40k each year. I’ve always looked at my expenses on a monthly or annual basis, but I thought we could change […]

Net Worth: Ocotber 2010

by Ninja on October 3, 2010 · 13 comments

So the first full month of marriage is in the books, and the results aren’t pretty. In fact, it may be the worst net worth increase I’ve had this year. With a bunch of furniture, household items, and some tickets to Seattle for Xmas, we knew it wouldn’t be pretty. Here’s what went down… Assets: […]

Monthly Expenses: January 2010

by Ninja on February 21, 2010 · 14 comments

If the rest of 2010 is as good as January was, I’ll be a happy camper. Tutoring really gave my discretionary income a sexy little boost and I also brought home some blogging income. These side hustles are turning out to be a wonderful thing. Here’s where my money went last month… My Income: Blog: […]

Monthly Expenses: November 2009

by Ninja on December 22, 2009 · 6 comments

If I could only use one word to describe November, it would be, bleh. Mediocre at best, at least it felt that way after last months RADICALNESS. I guess I shouldn’t be complaining ’cause I still brought home more than I spent, and when that happens, life is good. Here’s where the money went… My […]