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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1350 on: July 21, 2017, 09:36:31 AM »
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I BUMPED MY CONTRIBUTION BACK UP TO 10%!!

This is excellent work! Some of the best saving happens when you're not looking at it.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1351 on: July 23, 2017, 08:39:29 PM »
I am in! The goal is to get to 100k net worth by the end of 2018. Currently at ~21k. I have been pretty good at my goals so far. Starting out after college in Dec. 2013, I believe I had about a negative net worth of 65k. My first financial goal was to get a net worth of zero by the time I received my tax refund this year and I hit it at the end of January. My second goal was to have my private student loan (6.6%) paid off by the end of July. I made it at the end of June. Next I am hoping to have the car paid off by the end of the year. Currently have a 10k balance left on that loan.

My soft goal for the end of 2017 is 35k in net worth, only because I think I'll need it to be close to that to meet the 100k goal at the end of 2018. I have not done any hard calcs at this point, but in the mean time, I should be getting annual raises of approx. 5k beginning 11/1 for 2017 and 2018. I will also be maxing out my 401k in 2018 and hopefully the ROTH IRA as well.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1352 on: July 24, 2017, 03:50:47 AM »
Welcome L2!  You've made some nice progress, and looks like you have some solid plans for the future.  Onward!

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1353 on: July 25, 2017, 12:02:17 PM »
Nov 2016 18595+1,296            = 19,891
Dec 2016 19,091+1,425            = 20,516
Jan 2017 19,586+1590             =  21,176
Feb 2017 20,081+1,673            = 21,754
Mar 2017 20,576+1,828            = 22,404
Apr 2017  21,071+1,890+2300  =25,261
May 2017                                   =25,779
June 2017                                  =26,319
July 2017                                    =27,023
August 2017                               =27,618



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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1354 on: July 26, 2017, 08:44:50 PM »
In late December 2016/early Jan, I found myself searching how to save a $100k. That is how I found the thread "how hard was your first $100k?" and people on the thread kept mentioning the phrase "since I discovered money mustache..." I googled Mr. MM and discovered a new way of life. Here is to the first $100k!

Jan  2017     $45K
Feb  2017     $62k (sold one car, paid 5k CC debt).
March  17     $69k
April 2017     $77k (frugal month)
May  2017     $83k
June 2017     $93k (3 paychecks month)
July 2017      $101.1k (frugal month and the market helped a little bit).

Holly cow!! I was not sure I would be lucky enough to graduate this month (I was expecting August).  It has been a frugal year and I'm glad to see it pay off (I did have to give up an expensive hobby of modifying sport cars...money pits). As for the stash, it is 40% cash (downpayment for a house) and 60% is in retirement accounts. My next goal is to save $10k Emergency fund. After that, I will try to  hit 100K in investments. Hoping to see more graduates soon.
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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1355 on: July 26, 2017, 10:49:20 PM »
Couldn't wait until I had a months end NW over 10k, so I'm taking the plunge to join this thread! I was first introduced to MMM last year but it took me until now to rediscover the site and mustachian community. Here's to my first steps in becoming financially independent!!

June 2017: $9346

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1356 on: July 27, 2017, 04:22:10 AM »
Couldn't wait until I had a months end NW over 10k, so I'm taking the plunge to join this thread! I was first introduced to MMM last year but it took me until now to rediscover the site and mustachian community. Here's to my first steps in becoming financially independent!!

June 2017: $9346

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1357 on: July 27, 2017, 06:16:57 AM »
In late December 2016/early Jan, I found myself searching how to save a $100k. That is how I found the thread "how hard was your first $100k?" and people on the thread kept mentioning the phrase "since I discovered money mustache..." I googled Mr. MM and discovered a new way of life. Here is to the first $100k!

Jan  2017     $45K
Feb  2017     $62k (sold one car, paid 5k CC debt).
March  17     $69k
April 2017     $77k (frugal month)
May  2017     $83k
June 2017     $93k (3 paychecks month)
July 2017      $101.1k (frugal month and the market helped a little bit).

Holly cow!! I was not sure I would be lucky enough to graduate this month (I was expecting August).  It has been a frugal year and I'm glad to see it pay off (I did have to give up an expensive hobby of modifying sport cars...money pits). As for the stash, it is 40% cash (downpayment for a house) and 60% is in retirement accounts. My next goal is to save $10k Emergency fund. After that, I will try to  hit 100K in investments. Hoping to see more graduates soon.

Congrats Nairobi!!   Excellent job.  So are you jumping to the next thread now, or going to stick around here until the investments cross over?  (Nice mustachian 'dilemma' to have.  :))

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1358 on: July 27, 2017, 09:35:54 AM »
In late December 2016/early Jan, I found myself searching how to save a $100k. That is how I found the thread "how hard was your first $100k?" and people on the thread kept mentioning the phrase "since I discovered money mustache..." I googled Mr. MM and discovered a new way of life. Here is to the first $100k!

Jan  2017     $45K
Feb  2017     $62k (sold one car, paid 5k CC debt).
March  17     $69k
April 2017     $77k (frugal month)
May  2017     $83k
June 2017     $93k (3 paychecks month)
July 2017      $101.1k (frugal month and the market helped a little bit).

Holly cow!! I was not sure I would be lucky enough to graduate this month (I was expecting August).  It has been a frugal year and I'm glad to see it pay off (I did have to give up an expensive hobby of modifying sport cars...money pits). As for the stash, it is 40% cash (downpayment for a house) and 60% is in retirement accounts. My next goal is to save $10k Emergency fund. After that, I will try to  hit 100K in investments. Hoping to see more graduates soon.

Congrats Nairobi!!   Excellent job.  So are you jumping to the next thread now, or going to stick around here until the investments cross over?  (Nice mustachian 'dilemma' to have.  :))


Thank you Trifele! It is a nice dilemma to have. I thought about hanging around until I cross the 100k invested but that won't be a true representation of the net worth. For the sake of the momentum, I will join the next race and keep on rolling.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1359 on: July 30, 2017, 03:17:32 PM »
Dec 2017: $16.4K
Jan 2017: $21.8K
Feb 2017: $28.8K
Mar 2017: $35.1K
Apr 2017: $40.9K
May 2017: $46.9K
June 2017: $51.8K
July 2017: $55.3K

I had a pretty expensive month with multiple weekend trips and also became the sole earner in our household of 2. But it was good to see it's still on the up and up. Still hoping to make my goal of reaching $75K by EOY.


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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1360 on: July 30, 2017, 03:27:53 PM »
Sep 2016: 51598.42
Oct 2016: 54210.76
Nov 2016: 57821.07
Dec 2016: 59471.44
Jan 2017: 63,813.13
Feb 2017: 66,722.32
Mar 2017: 70,782.46
Apr 2017: 73,027.41
May 2017: 76,803.28
Jun 2017: 78,061.77
Jul 2017: 81,104.24

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1361 on: July 30, 2017, 06:05:20 PM »
    Invested Liq Assets
Dec-15    $5,000
Jan-16    $4,775
Feb-16    $2,329
Mar-16    $1,900
Apr-16    $5,560
May-16    $12,000
Jun-16    $17,841
Jul-16    $18,552
Aug-16    $22,168
Sep-16    $22,713
Oct-16    $20,634
Nov-16    $27,800
Dec-16    $33,743
Jan-17    $38,364
Feb-17    $40,174
Mar-17    $45,400
Apr-17    $51,000
May-17    $57,883
Jun-17    $64,332
Jul-17    $66,557

The grind is real... :(
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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1362 on: July 30, 2017, 10:03:18 PM »
Couldn't wait until I had a months end NW over 10k, so I'm taking the plunge to join this thread! I was first introduced to MMM last year but it took me until now to rediscover the site and mustachian community. Here's to my first steps in becoming financially independent!!

June 2017: $9346

Welcome sir, MMM forums are the best place to be for encouragement and sensible monetary thinking!

Thank you JuicyCrab. I've been spending my free time reading through the different threads and getting motivation from those that have reached and are reaching financial independence.

July 2017: $10,684

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1363 on: July 31, 2017, 03:54:08 AM »
June 2017: 35,080.50
July 2017: 37.089.54

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1364 on: July 31, 2017, 06:05:20 AM »
4/28/17 $82,123.14 start of competition
5/31/17 $83,416.85 an increase of $1,293.71
6/30/17 $88,646.63 an increase of $5,229.78!
7/31/17 $97,939.57 an increase of $9,2929.94

July is always going to be my best month.  My company makes an annual contribution to my 401k which accounts for the majority of my bump this month.  Funny thing happened this month, I logged into Mint and saw my net worth at $110k.  Zillow had increased my rental house value by about $15k over night.  It was accurate but still hypothetical until I sell it (which won't be for awhile) so I manually lowered it back down to what I paid for it.  I figure it's a fair trade since I'm not fully vested in my 401k yet.  Next month could be the month I break $100k.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1365 on: July 31, 2017, 07:22:24 AM »
01/17 - 9,926
02/17 - 15,869
03/17 - 21,618
04/17 - 22,738
05/17 - 29,255
06/17 - 30,880
07/17 - 40,255
08/17 - 44,722

Another good month.  The graph keeps going up and to the right, which is the way it's supposed to be :)


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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1366 on: July 31, 2017, 11:26:47 AM »
2016-10-01    $51,413
2016-11-01   -$25,621 (bought a condo, not included in net worth calculation)
2016-12-01   -$25,405
2017-01-01   -$25,189
2017-02-01   -$24,977
2017-03-01   -$21,759
2017-04-01   -$15,838 [Quit Job - Started Consulting]
2017-05-01    $7,477
2017-06-01    $16,623
2017-07-01    $27,638
2017-08-01    $39,025

Another great month (+$11,386), it's getting hard in the summer here (weddings / bachelor parties) but I'm covering it in overtime hours and some side work.

Far off Future:

Smith Manoeuvre once TFSA/RRSP are full.
« Last Edit: July 31, 2017, 02:10:19 PM by dreadmoose »
Just starting on my FIRE journey, hopefully posting here creates accountability and eventually lowers my very anti-mustachian life habits.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1367 on: July 31, 2017, 12:54:38 PM »

15-01-31   :           -12,050.05
15-02-28   :             -9,013.04   (+3,037.01)
15-03-31   :             -8,373.63   (+   639.41)
15-04-30   :              3,957.65   (+4,415.98)
15-05-31   :              6,155.15   (+2,197.50)
15-06-30   :              4,161.27   (- 1,993.88)
15-07-31   :              9,940.39   (+5,779.12)
15-08-31   :            11,086.93   (+1,146.54)
15-09-30   :            13,411.39   (+2,324.46)
15-10-31   :            21,753.13   (+8,341.74)
15-11-30   :            23,540.19   (+1,787.06)
15-12-31   :            25,039.14   (+1,498.95)
               
16-01-31   :            31,418.13   (+6,378.99)
16-02-29   :            33,247.02   (+1,828.89)
16-03-31   :            37,241.82   (+3,994.80)
16-04-30   :            47,305.81   (+10,063.99)
16-05-31   :            47,145.83   (-    159.98)
16-06-30   :            46,076.20   (-    838.38)
16-07-31   :            47,098.02   (+1,021.82)
16-08-31   :            46,307.45   (-    709.57)
16-09-30   :            48,762.90   (+2,455.45)
16-10-31   :            50,601.65   (+1,838.75)
16-11-30   :            52,677.91   (+2,076.26)
16-12-31   :            57,227.20   (+4,549.29)
               
17-01-31   :            58,540.40   (+1,313.20)
17-02-28   :            64,183.38   (+5,642.98)
17-03-31   :            75,197.12   (+11,013.74)
17-04-30   :            75,589.36   (+   392.24)
17-05-31   :            83,478.46   (+7,889.10)
17-06-30   :            83,208.21   (-    270.25)

17-07-31   :            84,674.77   (+1,466.56)

Headed in the right direction again, although only slightly. Market falls again this month and some travelling. Sucks seeing money your just transferred into investments immediately offset by falls in the market, but need to try and remember that I'm in it for the long haul and am getting these ETFs on sale.
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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1368 on: July 31, 2017, 02:50:21 PM »
Hey all, mind if I join in?

First discovered MMM ~4 years ago. It's been a long roundabout journey but I'm back and ready to buckle down.

Jul 2017: $9,729

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1369 on: July 31, 2017, 03:59:15 PM »
July Update
 
Dec 2016 - 45,241
Jan 2017 - 55,143
Feb 2017 - 58,240
Mar 2017 - 69,145
Apr 2017 - 74,332
May 2017- 77,877
Jun 2017 - 82,443
Jul 2017 - 85,688

A little over 3k increase in net worth for July. Which I consider pretty good as I contributed $2500 to investment accounts and  my total investment balance only increased $60 😤.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1370 on: July 31, 2017, 04:54:28 PM »
Welcome aboard Ryder6!  :)

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1371 on: August 01, 2017, 04:37:41 AM »
2/1/2017 - ($6,832)
3/1/2017 -   $66
4/1/2017 - $ 6,298
5/1/2017 - $12,179
6/1/2017 - $17,418
7/1/2017 - $21,303
8/1/2017 - $28,136

Making progress!

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1372 on: August 01, 2017, 07:35:56 AM »


                total          saved       market gain/loss
3/1/2017   67163.00   1800.00   
4/1/2017   68457.00   1190.50     103.50
5/1/2017   70223.00     921.10     844.90
6/1/2017   73782.00   2941.60     617.40
7/1/2017   76009.00   1559.60     667.40
8/1/2017   78615.00   1271.20   1334.80

Of note: this is the first time ever that the market gains added more to the stash than I did with my savings.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1373 on: August 01, 2017, 07:47:53 AM »
01/01/17: $36,542
02/01/17: $37,855
03/01/17: $41,892
04/01/17: $43,281
05/01/17: $45,547
06/01/17: $48,667
07/01/17: $50,745

08/01/17: $53,294

A little bit at a time!

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1374 on: August 01, 2017, 12:54:06 PM »
Not starting under $10k... But hopefully I can join anyways.  My wife and I are 32 and 34 respectively, and are expecting our first child in October!

Not counting home equity($100k-ish):

My Personal RRSP: $9800(All in XAW)
My Work RRSP: 7500(Misc Sun Life Canadian Equity Index Funds)
Wife RRSP: $9900(currently in cash, in the process of transferring banks)
Chequing: $8900
Credit Card: -$3600(big credit card month partly due to eventual baby, it's paid off monthly)
Total: $32,500
Not counted: Expected tax return due to RRSP Contributions thus far: $4400

My wife will be on Mat Leave for a year starting in October, so the trek to $100k might be a slow one. During her year off, we can only save about $1k per month.  Will be able to save around $3000/month once she's back to work.

I'm going to set our $100k goal for the end of 2019.

July 31 - $36,150 (not including $4400 tax return accrual)

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1375 on: August 02, 2017, 08:25:14 AM »
I only really track my 401k balance and only for the last couple years. 

In my 20s I put something like 10% in and thought I was doing great (better than average), we also tackled 1 student loan, 2 car loans, credit card debt, and bought our 1st home (now a rental).  For the last several years I have only been putting 6% (plus a company match) into the 401k, while we saved for a wedding, down payment on a house, started a family, went to 1 steady income and 1 self employed income, and are continuing the last student loan.  We are still working on paying off my last student loan and building the self employed income but I am really hoping to hit $100k in the 401k sometime in 2018, if the self employed income starts taking off and we can contribute more to an IRA I will add that into the calculations too.

I did do a quick back of the envelope net worth calculation that included debt, primary and rental home value, and vehicle value and that put net worth around $150k, but since I don't regularly track that stuff I don't want to join the next group until the retirement accounts are above $100k.

                    401K          IRA          Total
Dec 2013:   $43,660     $0           $43,660
Dec 2014:   $52,943     $0           $52,943
Dec 2015:   $55,622     $0           $55,622
Dec 2016:   $68,870     $700       $69,570
Feb 2017:   $74,784      $700       $75,484
 4/11/17:    $76,834     $1002      $77,836
Apr 2017:   $78,946      $1026     $79,972
 5/24/17:    $80,007     $1040      $81,047
 6/05/17:    $82,048     $1057      $83,105
 7/21/17:    $84,508     $1075      $85,583
 8/02/17:    $85,737     $1075      $86,812

We are now expecting a new family member in early 2018 and I haven't decided if we are going to divert anything from 401k to savings for medical/maternity leave yet.
 I really don't want to since I just bumped it back up but we will have to see how the self employment goes.  I wasn't actually able to check the IRA because I have managed to completely forget the password for now, so I just used the same number as the last check. 

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1376 on: August 03, 2017, 09:22:57 AM »
Sept 16: -7058.34
Oct 16: -3375.27
Nov 16: 343.78
Dec 16: 343.78
Jan 17: 2,269.17
Feb 17:
Mar 17: 11,363.97
Apr 17: 17,631.15
May 17: 14,158.77
June 17: 18,708.61
July 17: 21,276.75

Still plugging away.  I'm less than a month away from being completely debt free.  I have $1600.00 on my line of credit that will be wiped out, then I can make contributions to my investments again.  I withdrew a bit from my emergency fund to help a friend with groceries and new clothes after a house fire.  I don't expect if back, it was a gift.  I do have some vehicle repairs coming up, so I may need to dip into the E-fund again, but this is what I have it for.  I'm in the military and my job is very stable, so I'm not too concerned for the short-term withdrawal from the emergency fund.
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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1377 on: August 04, 2017, 02:26:14 PM »
Spreadsheet updated with columns A-E. I have made it to the $60K range (please continue on an upward trend - crosses fingers and toes).
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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1378 on: August 04, 2017, 10:13:27 PM »
NW = 23161

NW= 28, 334

Slow but sure
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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1379 on: August 09, 2017, 09:09:54 AM »
Hi all. Recent graduate from the 0-10k race, 100k seems a very long way off but I'm sure I'll get there, I think a reasonable target is 2020.

April £1250
May £2515
June £3841
July £6774 / $8705
August £8916 / $11597 !

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1380 on: August 09, 2017, 11:54:45 AM »
Welcome aboard ClickHappy!  There are lots of folks here just starting on that journey to $100k. 

Great job everyone -- keep plugging along, and before you know it that big, solid $100k foundation of your financial 'house' will be built.  And from there it goes faster and faster.  Onward!

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1381 on: August 09, 2017, 01:24:38 PM »
Aug 15: 5327 (found MMM)
Sep 15: 5775
Oct 15: 6964
Nov 15: 8551
Dec 15: 12085
Jan 16: 12700
Feb 16: 13691
Mar 16: 14818
Apr 16: 16220
May 16: 17510
Jun 16: 21149
Jul 16: 22024
Aug 16: 23325
Sep 16: 24285
Oct 16: 25400
Nov 16: 26932
Dec 16: 31121
Jan 17: 31444
Feb 17: 42849
Mar 17: 43989
Apr 17: 45143
May 17: 46766
Jun 17: 49646
Jul 17: 52567

Aug 17: 54267

I did it! I set myself a little challenge to get to 10x NW compared to 2 years ago, when I started tracking. Really happy with that. It's also great to see that snowball getting bigger. First year my NW increased 18k, second year it increased 31k. I'm so glad I joined this thread, it's so motivating to see my own progress and really fun to see how everyone else is doing!

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1382 on: August 09, 2017, 05:26:27 PM »
Congrats Nederstash! 

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1383 on: August 19, 2017, 03:41:48 PM »
Currently at 86k but I'm going to buy a cruise and get my wisdown tooths out so it's going to go down next month :(. 78k to 86k since january !

Did the cruise (2250$), got my wisdom tooths out (1350$). NW is now at 87k.  Got a second job so I'm hoping I'll be able to increase my income a bit.

I'm now at 94k, woa, that's great ! Too  bad around 3k is for my wedding next year .

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1384 on: August 26, 2017, 04:51:13 PM »
Nov 2016 18595+1,296            = 19,891
Dec 2016 19,091+1,425            = 20,516
Jan 2017 19,586+1590             =  21,176
Feb 2017 20,081+1,673            = 21,754
Mar 2017 20,576+1,828            = 22,404
Apr 2017  21,071+1,890+2300  =25,261
May 2017                                   =25,779
June 2017                                  =26,319
July 2017                                    =27,023
August 2017                               =27,618
September 2017                        =28,243


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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1385 on: August 30, 2017, 09:59:15 AM »
Dec 2017: $16.4K
Jan 2017: $21.8K
Feb 2017: $28.8K
Mar 2017: $35.1K
Apr 2017: $40.9K
May 2017: $46.9K
June 2017: $51.8K
July 2017: $55.3K
Aug 2017: $75.2K

Huge increase this month due to a) 401K match vesting at work and b) a very generous gift from a parent

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1386 on: August 31, 2017, 08:01:23 AM »
4/28/17 $82,123.14 start of competition
5/31/17 $83,416.85 an increase of $1,293.71
6/30/17 $88,646.63 an increase of $5,229.78!
7/31/17 $97,939.57 an increase of $9,2929.94
8/31/17 $98,975.02

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1387 on: August 31, 2017, 08:04:20 AM »
4/28/17 $82,123.14 start of competition
5/31/17 $83,416.85 an increase of $1,293.71
6/30/17 $88,646.63 an increase of $5,229.78!
7/31/17 $97,939.57 an increase of $9,292.94
8/31/17 $98,975.02 an increase of $1,034.45

Only a small bump this month.  I blame it on lack of focus and a trip to Michigan.  I am going to buckle down and get over the hump next month.  I'm ready to graduate to a new thread!

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1388 on: August 31, 2017, 11:08:00 AM »
2016-10-01    $51,413
2016-11-01   -$25,621 (bought a condo, not included in net worth calculation)
2016-12-01   -$25,405
2017-01-01   -$25,189
2017-02-01   -$24,977
2017-03-01   -$21,759
2017-04-01   -$15,838 [Quit Job - Started Consulting]
2017-05-01    $7,477
2017-06-01    $16,623
2017-07-01    $27,638
2017-08-01    $39,025
2017-00-01    $49,626  (+$10,601 this month)

Really proud of this month, I'm humbled by the great job (though no job security) I have that allows these astronomical monthly numbers for me but this month took a ton of effort to not relapse into my old summer habits.
Just starting on my FIRE journey, hopefully posting here creates accountability and eventually lowers my very anti-mustachian life habits.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1389 on: August 31, 2017, 07:10:11 PM »
2016-10-01    $51,413
2016-11-01   -$25,621 (bought a condo, not included in net worth calculation)
2016-12-01   -$25,405
2017-01-01   -$25,189
2017-02-01   -$24,977
2017-03-01   -$21,759
2017-04-01   -$15,838 [Quit Job - Started Consulting]
2017-05-01    $7,477
2017-06-01    $16,623
2017-07-01    $27,638
2017-08-01    $39,025
2017-00-01    $49,626  (+$10,601 this month)

Really proud of this month, I'm humbled by the great job (though no job security) I have that allows these astronomical monthly numbers for me but this month took a ton of effort to not relapse into my old summer habits.

Dreadmoose that is amazing progress!   Great job!

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1390 on: September 01, 2017, 06:34:21 AM »
End of August Update

01-01-2017 : 45,241
02-01-2017 : 55,143
03-01-2017 : 58,240
04-01-2017 : 69,145
05-01-2017 : 74,332
06-01-2017 : 77,877
07-01-2017 : 82,443
08-01-2017 : 85,688
09-01-2017 - 89,639 (Gain of 3,951)

2,969 of these gains are attributed to new contributions/gains, while 982 is attributed to debt repayment.


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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1391 on: September 01, 2017, 07:49:44 AM »
Jan 16   $39,550
Feb 16   $41,468
Mar 16   $47,974
Apr 16   $51,484
May 16   $52,730
Jun 16   $53,694
Jul 16   $55,669
Aug 16   $56,725
Sep 16   $58,793
Oct 16   $58,748
Nov 16   $60,551
Dec 16   $61,253
Jan 17   $64,001
Feb 17   $66,905
Mar 17   $71,221
Apr 17   $73,018
May 17   $71,772
Jun 17   $69,832
Jul 17   $72,166
Aug 17   $73,360
Sep 17   $76,497

Should be right around 80k by the end of the year. Hoping to crack that 6 figure mark by the 3rd quarter of next year...will definitely happen next year at some point.


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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1392 on: September 01, 2017, 08:32:59 AM »
I only really track my 401k balance and only for the last couple years. 

In my 20s I put something like 10% in and thought I was doing great (better than average), we also tackled 1 student loan, 2 car loans, credit card debt, and bought our 1st home (now a rental).  For the last several years I have only been putting 6% (plus a company match) into the 401k, while we saved for a wedding, down payment on a house, started a family, went to 1 steady income and 1 self employed income, and are continuing the last student loan.  We are still working on paying off my last student loan and building the self employed income but I am really hoping to hit $100k in the 401k sometime in 2018, if the self employed income starts taking off and we can contribute more to an IRA I will add that into the calculations too.

I did do a quick back of the envelope net worth calculation that included debt, primary and rental home value, and vehicle value and that put net worth around $150k, but since I don't regularly track that stuff I don't want to join the next group until the retirement accounts are above $100k.

                    401K          IRA          Total
Dec 2013:   $43,660     $0           $43,660
Dec 2014:   $52,943     $0           $52,943
Dec 2015:   $55,622     $0           $55,622
Dec 2016:   $68,870     $700       $69,570
Feb 2017:   $74,784      $700       $75,484
 4/11/17:    $76,834     $1002      $77,836
Apr 2017:   $78,946      $1026     $79,972
 5/24/17:    $80,007     $1040      $81,047
 6/05/17:    $82,048     $1057      $83,105
 7/21/17:    $84,508     $1075      $85,583
 8/02/17:    $85,737     $1075      $86,812
 9/01/17:    $86,830     $1079      $87,909

Still trying to decide if we are going to divert anything from 401k to savings for medical/maternity leave yet (or to add a some extra to finish off my last SL).  The IRA isn't grow very much but that is because we leave the SE money sitting in an savings account until tax time and we determine how much we owe.  Maybe that is a bad plan and we should store it in the IRA?

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1393 on: September 01, 2017, 10:01:23 AM »
01/17 - 9,926
02/17 - 15,869
03/17 - 21,618
04/17 - 22,738
05/17 - 29,255
06/17 - 30,880
07/17 - 40,255
08/17 - 44,722
09/17 - 48,025

Good month but should have been better.  Took out 1k to start a business venture, my lease ran out on my car (thank god) but had to pay fees to get rid of it (btw never leasing again!), and bought a used car.  Still pretty good I would say.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1394 on: September 01, 2017, 12:51:22 PM »
2/1/2017 - ($6,832)
3/1/2017 -   $66
4/1/2017 - $ 6,298
5/1/2017 - $12,179
6/1/2017 - $17,418
7/1/2017 - $21,303
8/1/2017 - $28,136
9/1/2017 - $29,233

Not as good as I'd like, but I did have a week of vacation. I also went through and re-did when I measured my 401k, which led to an effective decrease, but will make monitoring easier from now on.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1395 on: September 01, 2017, 02:14:58 PM »


                     
3/1/2017
4/1/2017
5/1/2017
6/1/2017
7/1/2017
8/1/2017
9/1/2017
Total         
67163.00
68457.00
70223.00
73782.00
76009.00
78615.00
79916.00
Saved       
1800.00
1190.50
921.10
2941.60
1559.60
1271.20
1271.20
G/L       
103.50
844.90
617.40
667.40
1334.80
29.80
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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1396 on: September 01, 2017, 10:06:10 PM »
6/2015 - (~$12,000)
1/1/16 - ~$2,000
2/1/16 - $4,793
3/1/16 - $10,108
4/1/16 - $14,574
5/1/16 - $16,150
6/1/16 - $19,879
7/1/16 - $23,001
8/1/16 - $28,667
9/1/16 - $33,134
10/1/16 - $35,682
11/1/16 - $37,758
12/1/16 - $42,243
1/1/17 - $31,938 (replaced 17 year old car)
2/1/17 - $36,861
3/1/17 - $43,690
4/1/17 - $46,035
5/1/17 - $49,860
6/1/17 - $53,551
7/1/17 - $59,289
8/1/17 - $64,996
9/1/17 - $68,439
Multiples of Annual Living Expenses "Stache" Goals by Year
2017: 4.07x
2018: 6.27x
2019: 8.57x
2020: 10.98x
2021: 13.52x
2022: 16.18x
2023: 18.98x
2024: 21.92x
2025: 25x

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1397 on: September 03, 2017, 02:54:54 AM »
EOY 2014: 0
EOY 2015: 16,728
EOY 2016: 41,467
Jan 2017: 42,037
Feb 2017: 45,956
Mar 2017: 48,399
Apr 2017: 48,580
May 2017: 48,527
Jun 2017: 47,553
Jul 2017:  46,952
Aug 2017: 51,030

Halfway! Had a few months of minimum savings and then added a lump sum last month.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1398 on: September 03, 2017, 08:11:54 PM »
I'm crashing two threads and this will be my joint account. I like my personal one since it's easier to motivate myself then my wife, but it still nice seeing the change in combined NW/Investments which is what matters.

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09/01/2017: $65k Investments/$59k Net Worth

Hopefully graduate this thread by March.

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Re: Race from 10 to 100k!!
« Reply #1399 on: September 04, 2017, 04:17:35 AM »
June 2017: 35,080.50
July 2017: 37.089.54
August 2017: 38,911.14