December 24, 2021

How I Spent $1,625,483 in 2021

Ali Abdaal
In this video, I go over my annual expenses for 2021 in-depth across both personal and business. This is probably not that interesting for you honestly, but I always get comments from people asking how much I spend annually as I make videos about how I make money online, so I thought why not show you the other side of the coin. Enjoy xx How Much Money I Earned in 2021: 00:00 Intro 00:41 Personal Expenses 00:45 Rent and Mortgage 02:30 Food 03:51 Stuff 04:42 Books and audiobooks 05:41 Clothes 06:18 Personal care 06:58 Homeware 07:52 Car for mom 08:11 Subscriptions and apps 09:38 Travel 09:55 Services and outsourcing 11:43 Bills 13:08 Salaries 14:20 PTYA expenses 15:15 Workspace 15:49 Food (Business) 16:08 Equipment and supplies 17:13 Subscriptions 18:23 Coaching 19:06 Business travel 19:50 Taxes and fees MY FREE ONLINE COURSES: ๐Ÿš€ Productivity Masterclass - Principles and Tools to Boost Your Productivity - ๐ŸŽฌ Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X - From Beginner to YouTuber - ๐ŸŽ“ How to Study for Exams - An Evidence-Based Masterclass - PART-TIME YOUTUBER ACADEMY: ๐Ÿฟ My 6-week live online course - MY FAVOURITE GEAR: ๐ŸŽฅ My YouTube Camera Gear - โŒจ๏ธ My Keyboard - Wireless Coral mechanical keyboard (Cherry Blue) - ๐Ÿ“ My favourite iPad Screen Protector - Paperlike - ๐ŸŽ’ My Desk Accessories + Todo List - Ugmonk - MY FAVOURITE SOFTWARE: โœ๏ธ The best summaries of books (Shortform) - ๐Ÿ“š How I remember what I read (Readwise) - ๐ŸŽต Where I get my Music (amazing for YouTubers) - ๐ŸŽ™ My weekly podcast - My brother and I host a weekly podcast where we discuss happiness, creativity and the human condition. You can find it by searching โ€œNot Overthinkingโ€ on any podcast app (eg: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts etc). BE MY FRIEND: ๐Ÿ’Œ Sign up to my weekly email newsletter - ๐ŸŒ My website / blog - ๐Ÿ“ธ Instagram - ๐Ÿฆ Twitter - ๐ŸŽฎ Twitch - WHO AM I: Iโ€™m Ali, a YouTuber, podcaster, soon-to-be author and ex-Doctor working in London, UK. I make videos that explore the strategies and tools that help us live happier, healthier and more productive lives. I also have a weekly podcast called Deep Dive (, and I write a weekly email newsletter that contains some quick thoughts + links to interesting things ( GET IN TOUCH: If youโ€™d like to talk, Iโ€™d love to hear from you. Tweeting @AliAbdaal directly will be the quickest way to get a response, but if your question is very long, feel free to email me at I try my best to reply to things but there sadly aren't enough hours in the day to respond to everyone ๐Ÿ˜ญ PS: Some of the links in this description are affiliate links that I get a kickback from ๐Ÿ˜œ
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