Example Beancount file ▾Equity:Opening-Balances (Last entry: 2015-01-01)

  1. Date F Narration/Payee Position Price Cost Change Balance

  2. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Liabilities:US:Chase:Slate' (Summarization) 625.60 USD
    -3490.52 USD

  3. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Equity:Opening-Balances' (Summarization) -4116.12 USD

  4. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Equity:Earnings:Previous' (Summarization) 18115.11 USD
    4800.00 IRAUSD
    55 VACHR
    -4116.12 USD

  5. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:VBMPX' (Summarization) -7919.98 USD
    -22231.23 USD
    -4800.00 IRAUSD
    -55 VACHR

  6. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:RGAGX' (Summarization) -11880.09 USD
    -14311.26 USD
    -4800.00 IRAUSD
    -55 VACHR

  7. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:Cash' (Summarization) 0.06 USD
    -2431.17 USD
    -4800.00 IRAUSD
    -55 VACHR

  8. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Hoogle:Vacation' (Summarization) -55 VACHR
    -2431.23 USD
    -4800.00 IRAUSD
    -55 VACHR

  9. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Federal:PreTax401k' (Summarization) -4800.00 IRAUSD
    -2431.23 USD
    -4800.00 IRAUSD

  10. 2015-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:BofA:Checking' (Summarization) -2431.23 USD
    -2431.23 USD

  11. 1980-05-12 Open Equity:Opening-Balances