Income vs expenses this month?
ledger balance income expenses --period "this month"
What did my budget look like at a certain date?
ledger balance budget --end 2018-01-02
This is how it looked at the end of the day on Jan 1, 2018.
How much is in the checking account right now?
ledger balance checking
What is our net worth?
ledger balance ^assets ^liabilities --real
How much money have we made?
ledger balance income
How much money have we made from our salaries?
ledger balance income:salary
How much do we spend each month on x?
ledger register -M expenses:groceries:food
Group transactions by payee
ledger register --by-payee
Only show uncleared transactions
ledger register --uncleared
Do I have enough budgeted to pay off my credit cards?
ledger balance creditcard
It should be \$0.00. If it's not \$0.00, run this with different dates to find the problem:
ledger balance creditcard --end 2018-02-01
Change Chase checking from:
Details,Posting Date,Description,Amount,Type,Balance,Check or Slip #
Change Chase Credit Card from:
Type,Trans Date,Post Date,Description,Amount
ledger convert ~/Downloads/checking.CSV --input-date-format "%m/%d/%Y" --invert --account Assets:Checking --rich-data -f budget.ledger --auto-match --pager less
Expenses each month (sorted)
ledger -M --period-sort "(amount)" reg ^expenses
This will show all expenses, grouped by month and sorted by the amount.
How much do we spend on credit cards each month?
ledger -M -r --display 'account=~/creditcard/' reg ^expenses