Great news! For the first time in ten years, I have a positive net worth! It may only be $259.14, but at least it is not a negative number.
For the past year I have been keeping track of my net worth (assets - expenses). I remember the first time I looked at the number - it was in the hole about $15,000 or so. I still have debt (obviously), but before I started hitting my debt hardcore, I made sure to get an emergency fund in place. That helped bring my net worth up a few thousand dollars, and when you add that with the value of my retirement account and the loan I just paid off, that now adds up to the $259.14 in positive net worth.