custom expense and asset/liability report question
kra at monkey.org
Fri Dec 2 11:56:54 EST 2005
I'd like to be able to view a report of expenses that includes money
flowing into certain assets. I want to be able to view what I'm
spending even though, in some cases, I'm not spending into an expense
"sink" but lowering a liability or increasing an asset. The expense
reports will only tell me how much I'm putting into expense accounts.
I'm looking for a report that tells me how much cash I'm bleeding, and
to where. I only want to include certain assets or liabilities. For
example, I don't want to include investments to my non-401(k) stock
account, but I do want to include my mortgage principal payments. I
also don't want to include credit card payments (since this is
expressed by the transactions that go from the card account to
various expense accounts).
As you can probably guess, I want to make two reports, "what am I
spending per period", and "what would I be spending per period be if I
lost my job?". The second report wouldn't include certain expenses or
assets such as income tax and 401(k) contributions.
Is this possible through the UI?
Karl Anderson kra at monkey.org http://monkey.org/~kra/
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