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I'm heading out to Boston for a few days, starting today. What does that mean to you? It means that I'll probably be lazy with updates because I just had to buy the world's smallest laptop. It's extremely portable, of course, but is also nearly impossible to type long posts on. Nevertheless, I'm going to try to finish one on the plane.

Actually, because instead of actually planning this trip I just randomly bought a plane ticket and told people I was coming a couple days before, I am stuck with very little to do. So if you are a fine young lady in the Boston area, e-mail me. Do it!

Monthly Financial Review - July 2013

On The Blog of Damon

In the spirit of Austin K Wood and The Simple Dollar, every month I'm going to start posting a personal financial review.

The idea of these posts is that they will help me track my own progress. I could do this private but opening this up to a public audience will drive me to succeed. I also want to be honest about what is and what is not working. I'll break things down by my assets and debts to calculate my net worth. Using these numbers I'll set goals for the upcoming month.I'm sure these reviews will evolve as I get into them however here is the start.

July Monthly Financial Review

July - Assets +4.53%, Debts 0%

In July and August my single biggest goal is to build up a cash buffer for when I head to Argentina at the end of August. I did pretty well on this goal increasing my cash by 26% and that's even after buying my flight to Argentina which set me back $1300.

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