From: Memnon Anon <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Matthew Lundin <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Org and financial data Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2009 05:09:59 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (Matthew Lundin's message of "Tue\, 06 Jan 2009 09\:35\:51 -0600") Hey! Matthew Lundin <email@example.com> 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! memnon 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 :(
next prev 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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