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

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

  2. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Liabilities:US:Chase:Slate' (Summarization) 978.70 USD
    -3490.53 USD

  3. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Equity:Opening-Balances' (Summarization) -4469.23 USD

  4. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Equity:Earnings:Previous' (Summarization) 39098.25 USD
    63 VACHR
    -4469.23 USD

  5. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:VBMPX' (Summarization) -10800.06 USD
    -43567.48 USD
    -63 VACHR

  6. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:RGAGX' (Summarization) -16199.99 USD
    -32767.43 USD
    -63 VACHR

  7. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:Cash' (Summarization) 0.03 USD
    -16567.44 USD
    -63 VACHR

  8. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Hoogle:Vacation' (Summarization) -63 VACHR
    -16567.47 USD
    -63 VACHR

  9. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:VHT' (Summarization) -3044.97 USD
    -16567.47 USD

  10. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:VEA' (Summarization) -2159.12 USD
    -13522.50 USD

  11. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:ITOT' (Summarization) -1059.48 USD
    -11363.38 USD

  12. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:GLD' (Summarization) -2090.00 USD
    -10303.90 USD

  13. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:Cash' (Summarization) -184.03 USD
    -8213.90 USD

  14. 2015-12-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:BofA:Checking' (Summarization) -8029.87 USD
    -8029.87 USD

  15. 1980-05-12 Open Equity:Opening-Balances