September is over and in many ways I am happy to see it end. In general I think that every September tends to be my busiest and most hectic month of the year. This is typical when Fall classes are in full swing, everyone wants to meet (committees and individuals), grant applications are due, research and writing picks back up, and administrative tasks seem to be at their highest. Throw in a lot of travel (both personal and work), adjusting to two separate drop-off and pick-ups for the kids, and a bunch of side-work at night and I am truly exhausted. Moving forward I expect things to settle down as they have in years past as many things start to become more automated and efficient for the rest of the year, at least with work.
From a financial perspective, this month was pretty much like the last month and luckily almost everything is automated. Our net worth decreased slightly even with the additional retirement account contributions, but that really is to be expected in the short term. So for our fourth consecutive monthly update, here are the details…[Read more…] about September 2019 Project Update, Net Worth: $948,991