About Personal Finance Data

Hey there, I’m ST; I run Personal Finance Data.com–formerly called Shnugi.com.  I have worked at several Fortune 500 companies doing analysis (on costs, performance tracking, and prediction models), running projects, and making analytical tools to help coworkers do their jobs faster and smarter.  If you’d like to contact me directly, probably the best way is through [email protected].  My email gets pretty backed up, so it’s probably the worst way to get a response from me quickly. A couple of my favorite tools in my toolbox:

  • Web Dev: PHP, Javascript
  • Basic Analysis : MS Excel, MS Access, SQL
  • Advanced Analysis : SAS, R
  • Visualizations: D3.js, Tableau

How this all got started

I had been using Shnugi for years and years to store some of my throw-a-way projects that I didn’t know where to put on the internet, but that I wanted to share.  Around 2014, I noticed that the personal finance tools were starting to gain some attention, and I decided to make the decision focus this website solely on that.


My email is [email protected]


6 thoughts on “About Personal Finance Data”

  1. I enjoy your website and find it interesting and easy to use. It is not difficut to find income comparisons, but finding net worth comparisons is much harder. Yours is superlative.

    When do you plan to bring the data forward from 2013? Just curious.

    Also, I noted a typo in the last sentence of “About”: soley should be solely.

    1. Thanks Dennis! The SCF publishes data every 3 years, so the 2013 data is the most recent. I expect that they will publish 2016’s results around Q2 of next year.

  2. Just want to say I really enjoy your site. Have recommend to friends for the Net Worth and Income calculators. The market crash retirement scenario calculator is a fantastic addition! Keep up the great work!

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