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From: Memnon Anon <gegendosenfleisch@googlemail.com>
To: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Org and financial data
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2009 05:09:59 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <49642b22.1358560a.027b.5a87@mx.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m28wpoo3ag.fsf@fastmail.fm> (Matthew Lundin's message of "Tue\, 06 Jan 2009 09\:35\:51 -0600")

Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org> writes:

>> I think orgmode is the way to go.
> If your needs are simple (i.e., just tracking discretionary spending)
> you might consider using properties and column views to keep track of
> where your money is going. I find that this creates a nice way to sum
> up weekly, monthly, and yearly expenditures. I described my admittedly
> simple setup in this post:

Well, for now, my needs are simple. This may change, but keeping a
double-entry accounting system seems overkill for my very limited
budget as a student. Your setup is great, I played with it a while,
and I think I will test and adopt/extend it to my needs.

> For more sophisticated financial tracking, I'd probably recommend a
> tool devoted to that purpose.

Well, ledger is still installed. 
Some day, I will have a closer look at this. But for now, I have
other things to do ...

Thank you *very* much for this basic setup!


P.S.: btw.: It seems that cc is widely used on this mailinglist.
            So I use it even if I know the person is subscribed.
            Is this the preferred way? Every list has its own conventions :(

  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-01-07  4:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-06  3:54 Memnon Anon
2009-01-06  5:48 ` Manish
2009-01-06  8:28   ` Memnon Anon
2009-01-06 15:35 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-01-06 15:43   ` Matthew Lundin
2009-01-07  4:09   ` Memnon Anon [this message]
2009-01-07  8:20     ` Charles Philip Chan
2009-01-07 13:14     ` Bernt Hansen

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