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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #450 on: January 10, 2018, 05:21:59 PM »
I'm a deschutes brewery (mirror pond and pacific wonderland lager) person.  Also my little luxury.  Lookeee here what the millionaires have in common!

I'm also up about 20K over the month just based on portfolio growth.

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #451 on: January 10, 2018, 10:03:41 PM »
The one luxury I've afforded myself is better beer.  It's been craft beer for me since the 80s.

You reminded me that I should find myself an occasion to sample my favorite beer more often, I'll try to reproduce something like this pictures, just for this thread :)

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #452 on: January 11, 2018, 09:29:03 AM »
You reminded me that I should find myself an occasion to sample my favorite beer more often.

Mmmmmm, Delirium Tremens--what an awesome beer.  Have you tried Delirium Noel?


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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #453 on: January 11, 2018, 04:33:37 PM »
Another craft beer lover here! You can't go wrong with anything Belgian, especially the Trappist brews.

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #454 on: January 12, 2018, 12:09:01 AM »
You guys have room for one more? 

I discovered yesterday that I've crossed the threshold by a nose (TNW >= $1M smackeroos). 

I'll just hang out here in the vestibule for a bit whilst my LNW catches up.  If 2018 is anything like 2017 that'll be soon. 

Meanwhile, I'll try to observe the proper mannerisms:  Choosing the right eating utensil for each course, using a cigar cutter, sabering bottles of champagne, you know, typical millionaire stuff. 

Back in the 500K-1M group, we're still eating burgers while drinking Budweiser and cheap whiskey so it may take a few months to adjust.

Come in here dear boy, have a cigar. You're going to go far, you're gonna to fly high, you're gonna make it if you try and they're gonna love you!

Welcome!

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #455 on: January 12, 2018, 12:33:09 AM »
Hi folks! Back to being the poorest guy in the thread. But hey, after this thread I'm done with this "race" business!

11/23/2012: $45,000.00
08/03/2013: $100,000.00
01/01/2016: $408,896.04
01/01/2017: $617,283.09
06/06/2017: $758,104.40
10/15/2017: $856,488.71
11/18/2017: $929,536.54
11/27/2017: $944,395.35
12/17/2017: $956,928.07
01/01/2018: $968,307.87
01/05/2018: $987,442.11
01/08/2018: $996,215.32
01/09/2018: $998,819.79
01/10/2018: $999,079.24
01/11/2018: $1,003,101.34
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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #456 on: January 12, 2018, 01:50:16 AM »
HD, welcome to the two comma club!
Planning to be FIREd in 2020!

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #457 on: January 12, 2018, 08:18:33 AM »
HD is on FIRE!  Wow! 
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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #458 on: January 14, 2018, 05:58:21 PM »
Hi folks! Back to being the poorest guy in the thread. But hey, after this thread I'm done with this "race" business!

11/23/2012: $45,000.00
08/03/2013: $100,000.00
01/01/2016: $408,896.04
01/01/2017: $617,283.09
06/06/2017: $758,104.40
10/15/2017: $856,488.71
11/18/2017: $929,536.54
11/27/2017: $944,395.35
12/17/2017: $956,928.07
01/01/2018: $968,307.87
01/05/2018: $987,442.11
01/08/2018: $996,215.32
01/09/2018: $998,819.79
01/10/2018: $999,079.24
01/11/2018: $1,003,101.34

Nice job.. Yeah I hear ya.. I'll be done with racing at $3M.. No.. Make that 4, ok maybe $5m...:)

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #459 on: January 14, 2018, 06:16:27 PM »
There needs to be a "Race from $3M to $5M thread"

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #460 on: January 14, 2018, 11:31:30 PM »
I joined the double-comma club at close of trading today when my LNW reached AU$1,002,455 (full NW is ~AU$1.6M but I only look at liquid for SWR calcs).

This is my FIRE number so unless I OMY for ten years running or something extraordinary happens I can't see myself ever reaching the end of this race, but just happy to be here :)
Late to FI; but better late than never!

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #461 on: January 16, 2018, 10:38:58 AM »
As of Jan 2018 I am officially a millionaire!  $1,003,080 net worth.   Working toward $2 million. 

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #462 on: January 16, 2018, 01:18:44 PM »
Joining at the 1/2 way pit stop....$1.5 as of 12/31/17!
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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #463 on: January 16, 2018, 01:45:14 PM »
Welcome aboard new 7 figure members.  Looking forward to your input and stories.  Well done.
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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #464 on: January 17, 2018, 11:49:27 AM »
Hello!  Long time lurker yadda yadda.  I'm currently doing this race with you all.  $1.69M as of 1/10/2018.  Here's to a great 2018 everyone!

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #465 on: January 17, 2018, 02:38:51 PM »
Hello all.

It was recommended to me from Couponvan that I join this thread. I'm currently at about 1.4 mil in invested assets (a mix of a brokerage account, annuity, REIT, 401K, cash and savings). Much of my gains lately have been thanks to the unbelievable stock market and I'm hoping to hit 2 mil within four years at which point I'll consider myself FIRE-D at 48 (I'm currently 44). Happy to be here and add to the discussion or answer any questions.

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #466 on: January 17, 2018, 02:59:49 PM »
Welcome to you both. Its awesome to see people successfully surfing ahead of the wave.. and getting further and further ahead of it by doing almost nothing..:)

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #467 on: January 17, 2018, 06:10:24 PM »
6/30/17: 1.002 million, two months shy of my 35th birthday
1/17/18: 1.219 million, 4.5 months after my 35th birthday

Feels like this crazy market has put things into hyperdrive. Hoping I've got enough buffer to remain in the two comma club through the next correction, but who knows?

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #468 on: January 18, 2018, 10:18:31 AM »
Welcome to you both. Its awesome to see people successfully surfing ahead of the wave.. and getting further and further ahead of it by doing almost nothing..:)

Thanks Exflyboy. It was certainly quite a looong journey from 0 to 1 million. Thought I would never get there. Hoping the 2nd is much easier and faster, which I hear it is (knock on wood).

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #469 on: January 18, 2018, 10:40:14 AM »
Welcome to you both. Its awesome to see people successfully surfing ahead of the wave.. and getting further and further ahead of it by doing almost nothing..:)

Thanks Exflyboy. It was certainly quite a looong journey from 0 to 1 million. Thought I would never get there. Hoping the 2nd is much easier and faster, which I hear it is (knock on wood).

The first $1.0 MM took just over 40 years. The second $.5 took around 5.  I'd say the curve is speeding up....That's a good thing!
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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #470 on: January 18, 2018, 11:57:17 AM »
Yes same here.. second million took 4.5 years.. Of course a raging bull market helped.

Maybe my third one will be here in 2 years eh?.. :)

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #471 on: January 18, 2018, 02:06:15 PM »
Yes same here.. second million took 4.5 years.. Of course a raging bull market helped.

Maybe my third one will be here in 2 years eh?.. :)

Bull market + compound interest = victory!  😬

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Re: Race from $1M to $2M
« Reply #472 on: January 18, 2018, 04:18:53 PM »
Welcome to you both. Its awesome to see people successfully surfing ahead of the wave.. and getting further and further ahead of it by doing almost nothing..:)

Thanks Exflyboy. It was certainly quite a looong journey from 0 to 1 million. Thought I would never get there. Hoping the 2nd is much easier and faster, which I hear it is (knock on wood).

The first $1.0 MM took just over 40 years. The second $.5 took around 5.  I'd say the curve is speeding up....That's a good thing!

Welcome to both of you. It does seem like it just gets easier.  The more you've got the more ducats that are earning more ducats.   It's a very cool snowball.