Good things don't last - CIMB credit cards revision

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As usual, good things don't last.

First was BOC Family card, now it seems like the temporary-attractive CIMB cards are going the same way too...

Before Both CIMB Visa and Platinum requires min $600 spend and gives 10% rebate ($50 cashback per category, up to $100 cashback) on:

Visa SignatureDiningOnline spendGrocery PlatinumTravelHealth, Beauty & WellnessTransport & Petrol W.e.f 5 Jun 2019 Both CIMB Visa and Platinum requires min $800 spend and gives 10% rebate ($20 cashback per category, up to $100 cashback) on:

Visa SignatureDining (now reflected under Platinum)Online spendshopping ("This excludes all other online websites, not limited to movies, food & beverage, travel, airline, government, brokerages/securities, insurance, tuition and online gambling websites")...wth?GroceryBeauty & Wellness (new)Pets Shops and Veterinary Services (not applicable to me)CruisePlatinumTravel (only in foreign currency)...sianHealth, Beauty & Wellness and Medical ("…

2015-2018 net worth

I used to track my daily expenses daily.

With every purchases, I'd keyed into google sheets.

But as time goes, I got lazy. I figured there's no need for me to track it daily given that I'm disciplined with my outflows. In any case, I've never budgeted how much I should spend on food, transport, shopping etc. Hence, the daily expenses tracking actually don't serve much purpose.

However, one thing that I continued to do, is to track my monthly assets/net worth. And they are broadly categorised as follow:

Cash SavingsFDStocksCPF

It feels good to see your money grow in the different pots and pinpoint which has the biggest growth. So here's presenting my annual net-worth growth since 2015:



I'm not confident that I'll hit $400k in the next few months given that I'd be wiping out almost all my CPF for housing soon. Reno cost a bomb and furnitures and appliances will wipe out a chunk of my savings.

My net worth will likely drop below $300k.

Oh well, such is life. I'll just have to grow it back again.

Comments

  1. I only track my personal expenses for 2 months and decided to stop as I don't spend extravagantly. The purpose is to get a rough idea of the spending percentage.

    Net worth may worth the time as you can size up liquidity and invest needs

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  2. After tracking ALL of my expenses for well over a year, it has made me even more stressful as I had to assess each of my spending decision well otherwise i feel really guilty. I still track and budget for the bigger items. Tracking net worth has made the process more enjoyable instead for me.

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