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Net

The sum that remains following all permissible deductions, including charges, expenses, discounts, commissions, or taxes.

Net assets, for example, are what remain after an individual subtracts the amount owed to creditors from his or her assets. Net pay is the salary an individual actually receives after deductions such as Income Tax and Social Security payments.

net

n., adj. the amount of money or value remaining after all costs, losses, taxes, depreciation of value, and other expenses and deductions have been paid and/or subtracted. Thus the term is used in net profit, net income, net loss, net worth, or net estate.

net

adjective clear, irreducible, leftover, remaining, residual, residuary, surplus, surviving, unexpended
Associated concepts: net assets, net balance, net capital stock, net earnings, net estate, net income, net loss, net premium, net price, net proceeds, net profit, net rents, net revenues, net value, net worth
See also: capture, earn, ensnare, gain, realize, trap
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A good practice would be to use a software package such as Microsoft Excel[TM] and save your net worth statements, which should be done on an annual basis.
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Chapter 2 illustrates and describes a set of financial statements--income statement, pro forma 1040 tax form, net savings statement, net worth statement, and portfolio statement capital position--designed specifically for personal financial planning, which are then used in each of the stages.
A net worth statement provides a compact but complete picture of a consumer's financial situation.