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

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

  2. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Liabilities:US:Chase:Slate' (Summarization) 2053.94 USD
    -3490.51 USD

  3. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Equity:Opening-Balances' (Summarization) -5544.45 USD

  4. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Equity:Earnings:Previous' (Summarization) 89726.76 USD
    6500.00 IRAUSD
    75 VACHR
    -5544.45 USD

  5. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:VBMPX' (Summarization) -28800.24 USD
    -95271.21 USD
    -6500.00 IRAUSD
    -75 VACHR

  6. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:RGAGX' (Summarization) -43199.73 USD
    -66470.98 USD
    -6500.00 IRAUSD
    -75 VACHR

  7. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Vanguard:Cash' (Summarization) -0.03 USD
    -23271.25 USD
    -6500.00 IRAUSD
    -75 VACHR

  8. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Hoogle:Vacation' (Summarization) -75 VACHR
    -23271.22 USD
    -6500.00 IRAUSD
    -75 VACHR

  9. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:Federal:PreTax401k' (Summarization) -6500.00 IRAUSD
    -23271.22 USD
    -6500.00 IRAUSD

  10. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:VHT' (Summarization) -5307.19 USD
    -23271.22 USD

  11. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:VEA' (Summarization) -5553.86 USD
    -17964.03 USD

  12. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:ITOT' (Summarization) -6828.88 USD
    -12410.17 USD

  13. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:GLD' (Summarization) -2126.44 USD
    -5581.29 USD

  14. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:ETrade:Cash' (Summarization) -645.71 USD
    -3454.85 USD

  15. 2017-05-31 S Opening balance for 'Assets:US:BofA:Checking' (Summarization) -2809.14 USD
    -2809.14 USD

  16. 1980-05-12 Open Equity:Opening-Balances