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Savings Update – Feb 2021

Last month has been way more work than I’d imagine for I’m purchasing a new apartment. I almost forgot how much work it is to follow up with the builder, agent and, the bank. To be honest the process is yet to complete and I’m yet to get the handover. Least excited about the paperwork […]

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Savings Update – August 2019

This is my least favorite blog post to write about — even though I love tracking my savings and expenses. True to my promise, I’ve cut down on savings update. This month is special. I’m quickly going to jump on to the good news. After years of struggle and penny-pinching and what not (just kidding), […]

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Savings Update – March 2019

I’ve decided to cut down on the frequency of Savings update from here, possibly every quarter instead of every month. I wouldn’t call it a tough decision. It’s quite boring to write about how much I am saving and my expenses. However, I don’t want to stop writing about it for two reasons — one […]

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Savings Update – Jan 2019

The last saving update I made was in September 2018. Yikes! I need to be more consistent in my writings as I am with my savings. Not complaining though 😋 Expenses Rent & Bill 4,000 Dining Out 2,000 Entertainment 1,500 Transport 2,300 Clothes 0 Sports Activities 4000 EMI 54,000 Total 67,800 I’ve added a new […]

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Savings Update – September 2018

It’s again that time of the month for monthly budgets, updating spreadsheets and making investments.  Expenses Rent & Bill 4,000 Dining Out 2,000 Entertainment 1,500 Transport 2,600 Clothes 2,000 Gifts 2,500 EMI 54,000 Total 68,600 Barista FI Funds required as of: June 2018: 17LAugust 2018: 15.5LSeptember: 15.4L As suspected in my previous August update, I […]

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Savings Update – August 2018

It’s mid August when I first started drafting this post and it’s still raining heavily here. August has been turbulent and even that would be an understatement. Expenses Rent & Bill 16,000 Groceries 3,800 Dining out 1,000 Entertainment 0 Transport 2,000 Phone 40,000 Total 62,000 My phone stopped working and I had to purchase a […]

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Savings Update – June 2018

Since I started my quest to educate friends on how they can save and invest, a surprising byproduct has been my aggressive and rigorous tracking of expenses and savings. While I worked at my previous firm we would keep on saying that track and measure impact. It had been ingrained that I can measure impact […]