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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1000 on: June 01, 2017, 12:07:31 PM »
$76,681.12 - Jan 2016
$78,394.20 - Feb 2016
$82,651.23 - Mar 2016
$84,554.86 - Apr 2016
$86,839.45 - May 2016
$92,097.50 - Jun 2016
$96,841.10 - Jul 2016
$77,947.65 - Aug 2016
$83,571.41 - Sep 2016
$86,421.49 - Oct 2016
$91,967.15 - Nov 2016
$96,764.63 - Dec 2016

$102,739.32 - Jan 2017
$110,530.30 - Feb 2017
$115,337.66 - Mar 2017
$120,434.93 - Apr 2017
$124,915.92 - May 2017

Increase of about $4,500 last month. May the good times continue!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1001 on: June 01, 2017, 02:25:02 PM »

Jan. 1, 2017 - 103,000
Feb. 1, 2017 - 106,500
Mar. 1 2017  - 102,500
Apr. 1  2017 -  110,000
May 1  2017 -  112,500
June 1 2017 -  113,500

Nothing too crazy this past month.  Closing on the sale of the investment house/old house is in 2 weeks, so I won't be floating $2,000 a month like I have the past few months.  Hopefully that will help get me back into the $3000 a month growth range I'd like to be in- at least until the new mortgage kicks in :/


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1002 on: June 01, 2017, 02:56:37 PM »
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6/1/2017 - $115,738

Numbers are per Mint.  Does not include a ~$4200 car loan.  ( To be Paid off In September.)

So um yea, actually been tracking on a yearly basis for a few years now, well before finding MMM.  Guess I now have a reason to pay a little more attention and keep holding to my "When I eventually get Laid Off Plan"  No specific layoff in mind, I just know it will happen someday, cause Corporate America.    The plan also just happens to coincide with MMM values.  (Pure luck on my part!)
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1003 on: June 01, 2017, 07:47:29 PM »
April 2015: $98k
May 2015: $111k
June 2015: $112k
July 2015: $113k
Aug 2015: $113k
Sept 2015: $116k
Nov 1 2015: $120,330.91
Dec 1 2015: $138,810.56

Jan 1 2016: $141,251.00
Feb 1 2016: $135,573.00
Mar 4 2016: $138,331.39
Apr 1 2016: $146,788.37
May 1 2016: $149,149.52
Jun 1 2016: $161,205.21
July 1 2016: $165,947.80
Aug 1 2016: $176,198.00
Sep 1 2016: $178,840.37
Oct 1 2016: $184,372.64
Nov 1 2016: $181,625.28
Dec 1 2016: $187,972.57

Jan 1 2017: $193,414.19
Feb 1 2017: $200,758.63
Mar 1 2017: $211,677.78
Apr 1 2017: $217,643.71
May 1 2017: $225,773.04
Jun 1 2017: $232,222.09

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1004 on: June 02, 2017, 03:21:28 PM »
03/2017 - $130,500
04/2017 - $133,780 (+3280 - Saved $2500, Market Gains $780, Savings Ratio 48.2%)
05/2017 - $138,157 (+4377 - Saved $2835, Market Gains $1542, Savings Ratio 54.4%)
06/2017 - $144,144 (+5987 - Saved $3265, Market Gains $2731, Savings Ratio 61.9%)

Good month on the market for me, but the key is the increasing savings ratio. This month the goal is 64%. Long term I'm hoping that is a stable number, with months better or worse than that. A critical help are credit card bonuses that have given me 2 free flights this year, allowing me to save $900 more than otherwise.

Thanks for posting this. I'm still at the 10-100k race, but like to see progress in other races. Sometimes I feel discouraged because I know I cannot put 5-6k month towards savings: I do not make enough. But when I see a breakout like yours, with market gains making a good chunk of the total savings, makes me feel better about my own plans.


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1005 on: June 03, 2017, 11:04:16 AM »
03/2017 - $130,500
04/2017 - $133,780 (+3280 - Saved $2500, Market Gains $780, Savings Ratio 48.2%)
05/2017 - $138,157 (+4377 - Saved $2835, Market Gains $1542, Savings Ratio 54.4%)
06/2017 - $144,144 (+5987 - Saved $3265, Market Gains $2731, Savings Ratio 61.9%)

Good month on the market for me, but the key is the increasing savings ratio. This month the goal is 64%. Long term I'm hoping that is a stable number, with months better or worse than that. A critical help are credit card bonuses that have given me 2 free flights this year, allowing me to save $900 more than otherwise.

Thanks for posting this. I'm still at the 10-100k race, but like to see progress in other races. Sometimes I feel discouraged because I know I cannot put 5-6k month towards savings: I do not make enough. But when I see a breakout like yours, with market gains making a good chunk of the total savings, makes me feel better about my own plans.

I somehow go up 5-6k a month right now, and it always surprises me, cause I'm definitely not able to save 5-6k per month.  My take-home after taxes and insurance is about 2400 every two weeks (less taken out for taxes cause I'm putting in a decent amount into my 401k tax deferred account), so after rent, food, travel, and whatever else, it always surprises me how it continues to go up so much.  Sometimes there's a bit more from bonus time or a tax refund, but yea.  The last couple days the market has been kind, and my gains have been about 2k...but who knows how long it'll last.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1006 on: June 03, 2017, 11:16:05 AM »
03/2017 - $130,500
04/2017 - $133,780 (+3280 - Saved $2500, Market Gains $780, Savings Ratio 48.2%)
05/2017 - $138,157 (+4377 - Saved $2835, Market Gains $1542, Savings Ratio 54.4%)
06/2017 - $144,144 (+5987 - Saved $3265, Market Gains $2731, Savings Ratio 61.9%)

Good month on the market for me, but the key is the increasing savings ratio. This month the goal is 64%. Long term I'm hoping that is a stable number, with months better or worse than that. A critical help are credit card bonuses that have given me 2 free flights this year, allowing me to save $900 more than otherwise.

Thanks for posting this. I'm still at the 10-100k race, but like to see progress in other races. Sometimes I feel discouraged because I know I cannot put 5-6k month towards savings: I do not make enough. But when I see a breakout like yours, with market gains making a good chunk of the total savings, makes me feel better about my own plans.

I somehow go up 5-6k a month right now, and it always surprises me, cause I'm definitely not able to save 5-6k per month.  My take-home after taxes and insurance is about 2400 every two weeks (less taken out for taxes cause I'm putting in a decent amount into my 401k tax deferred account), so after rent, food, travel, and whatever else, it always surprises me how it continues to go up so much.  Sometimes there's a bit more from bonus time or a tax refund, but yea.  The last couple days the market has been kind, and my gains have been about 2k...but who knows how long it'll last.

Went back and added more info to mine so people on the slow track can see how things progress.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1007 on: June 03, 2017, 01:15:19 PM »
Dec 2016 - $129.04 k
Jan 2017 - $133.53 k
Feb 2017 - $139.23 k
Mar 2017 - $145.40 k
Apr 2017 - $149.59 k
May 2017 - $155.36 k
Jun 3 2017 - $156.98 k


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1008 on: June 03, 2017, 07:08:11 PM »
This is my first race that I'm joining, so we'll see how it goes. We just crossed over the $100k mark recently, and I've only been tracking total net worth (which doesn't include our house value or mortgage) for a few months.

1/17 - $71,425.20
2/17 - $81,629.90
3/17 - $90,185.83
4/17 - $106,744.63 (husband got a huge bonus at work that we may have to repay if he quits his job, which is highly likely as he hates it)
5/17 - $112,212.95


I have to say I'm a bit surprised by how fast our net worth has gone up. It's been pushed a long by several work bonuses (for myself and my husband) and a fairly large tax return (yeah, yeah, face punch me).

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1009 on: June 04, 2017, 08:22:27 AM »
Does not include real estate.

5/3/16 - $100,825
6/3/16 - $104,923
7/6/16 - $106,848
8/3/16 - $116,321
9/5/16 = $127,594
10/4/16 = $134,384
11/1/16 = $136,144
12/6/16 = $146,890

1/2/17 = $156,358
2/3/17 = $167,434
3/3/17 = $181,696
4/4/17 = $158,601 hubs bought a car ($184,967 with car as asset)
5/4/17 = $165,972 ($191,951 with car as asset)

6/3/17 = $173,407 (NW = $198,839 with car as asset)

I was thinking i should add in the car as an asset, and use the same amount as the loan. That way, when the car is paid off, i'm not counting the car as an asset any more. I don't like to include cars in my net worth. Thoughts??
« Last Edit: June 04, 2017, 08:30:26 AM by Mazzinator »
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1010 on: June 04, 2017, 09:23:04 AM »
Does not include real estate.

5/3/16 - $100,825
6/3/16 - $104,923
7/6/16 - $106,848
8/3/16 - $116,321
9/5/16 = $127,594
10/4/16 = $134,384
11/1/16 = $136,144
12/6/16 = $146,890

1/2/17 = $156,358
2/3/17 = $167,434
3/3/17 = $181,696
4/4/17 = $158,601 hubs bought a car ($184,967 with car as asset)
5/4/17 = $165,972 ($191,951 with car as asset)

6/3/17 = $173,407 (NW = $198,839 with car as asset)

I was thinking i should add in the car as an asset, and use the same amount as the loan. That way, when the car is paid off, i'm not counting the car as an asset any more. I don't like to include cars in my net worth. Thoughts??

In accounting, you book the car as an asset and the loan as a liability. Over time, you depreciate / appreciate the car and increase / decrease the liability. Of course, most of the time, the car depreciates and sometimes faster than the loan is paid off so your net worth decreases. Personally, cars are in my net worth since they're a major asset and easy to value from kbb.org and other sources. Everyone calculates it differently but what matters is how you calculate it and that you do it consistently. For example, I include the house, cars, cash and investments as assets and all loans in my calculation. I exclude the house's contents such as jewelry, furniture, etc.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1011 on: June 04, 2017, 02:29:09 PM »
2017
Jan 1:  $170,881  (start of tracking)
Feb 1:  $183,768  (up $12,887,  +7.5%)
Mar 1:  $197,020  (up $13,252,  +7.2%)
Apr 1:  $202,363  (up   $5,343,  +2.7%)
May 1: $223,229  (up $20,866,  +10.3%)
Jun 1:  $244,355  (up $21,126,  +9.5%)

Our NW continues to grow at a good clip.  I'm wondering how long this streak can last as it's not due to our savings rate.  Once again, our overweight position in a couple of stocks has yielded huge returns.  EXAS in particular has been a rocketship ride.  And a couple of other smaller holdings (KERX and DVAX) are finally showing signs of life after being in the basement for a few years.
« Last Edit: June 04, 2017, 02:31:08 PM by Pizzabrewer »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1012 on: June 04, 2017, 10:28:17 PM »
01/01/16   : 70127
01/02/16   : 71010
01/03/16   : 73416
01/04/16   : 74102
01/05/16   : 77079
01/06/16   : 79954
01/07/16   : 80915
01/08/16   : 84609
01/09/16   : 87883
01/10/16   : 90308
01/11/16   : 92726
01/12/16   : 95496
01/01/17   : 97661
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01/02/17   : 101,101
01/03/17   : 104,109
01/04/17   : 106,512
01/05/17   : 109,202
01/05/17   : 112,457

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1013 on: June 05, 2017, 08:43:50 AM »
I somehow go up 5-6k a month right now, and it always surprises me, cause I'm definitely not able to save 5-6k per month.  My take-home after taxes and insurance is about 2400 every two weeks (less taken out for taxes cause I'm putting in a decent amount into my 401k tax deferred account), so after rent, food, travel, and whatever else, it always surprises me how it continues to go up so much.  Sometimes there's a bit more from bonus time or a tax refund, but yea.  The last couple days the market has been kind, and my gains have been about 2k...but who knows how long it'll last.
Wow, this is very refreshing to hear thanks for sharing.


Went back and added more info to mine so people on the slow track can see how things progress.

Thank you Pooperman, I see you just graduated to this race - congrats. I changed my own spreadsheet a little, to break down savings and the market gains as well.  Still baffles me how much money your money can make.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1014 on: June 05, 2017, 08:59:55 AM »
Went back and added more info to mine so people on the slow track can see how things progress.

Thank you Pooperman, I see you just graduated to this race - congrats. I changed my own spreadsheet a little, to break down savings and the market gains as well.  Still baffles me how much money your money can make.

Thanks! I actually broke down how much we've saved vs our NW. We have a savings rate of about 30% over the last 3 years and we saved about $80k. The rest has been market gains and appreciation. It's only going to get more severe from here on out, especially as our invested amount rises (~60k now).

I'll PM you a fancy spreadsheet of how I keep track of stuff that might interest you.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1015 on: June 05, 2017, 09:17:52 AM »
I think I'll join in!

We have almost completely stalled at $224k because of some costly home construction projects since January 2017.  We haven't saved a penny yet this year and it pains me to see the investment accounts only going up in little bits (dividend payouts and market gains).

What was supposed to be a 4-week long basement finishing project, turned into mold discovery, remediation, re-insulation, etc etc etc and THEN the basement finishing got to start.  5 months later, we are ALMOST done.  Paid for everything out-of-pocket of course (had set aside money for the renos); however we are up to $46k in basement costs now, which is much higher than the $24k we'd anticipated.  Anyways-- after next week, I believe the exorbitant basement spending will be done and we will be able to dump a few grand into savings with the next paycheques.  I hope to hit $250k by the end of December.  Fingers crossed!

Real estate not included... just counting straight-up investment accounts.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1016 on: June 05, 2017, 09:42:48 AM »

Hello! I just graduated from the 100k board on Oct- 31st I thought I would mosey over here. I'm married, 28 years old and my husband is currently finishing up school. Total household income is 56k. We rent and have no outstanding debt. Worth of our single car is not included in the calculations.

Background on net worth:
08/2013: $9,216- had been making 18k, got a job making 27k
02/2014: $14,413- new job in December making 38k
08/2014: $17,890
02/2015: $34,041
08/2015: $58,584 - new job in May making 55k
02/2016: $77,264
09/2016: $96,145

10/31/2016: $101,606
11/17/2016: $103,940
12/30/2916: $109,785.19
1/31/2017: $112,318.74
2/28/2017: $119,499.39
3/31/2017: $124,640.83
4/30/2017: $109,329.00
5/31/2017: $108,986.53
Another expensive month. 2 weddings, 1 bachelorette party, 1 birthday and a vacation. We are almost out of the woods as far as weddings go, at least for the next couple years probably. Our college friends have all either gotten married already or are partnered up and don't want to do the wedding thing. New friends tend to be older and are all married. Soon will come babies, but those are much cheaper gifts since I craft them.
Our housing subsidy ran out a month earlier than expected, we thought it would hit in July after my husband already had a paycheck under his belt. That's a $1,000 hit to the budget right there. On the bright side, my husband graduated and we will now be DINKs. He started work today and first paycheck will hit in a few weeks. We need to recalibrate the budget now. Next month will be better.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1017 on: June 05, 2017, 09:55:38 AM »
01/01/16   : 70127
01/02/16   : 71010
01/03/16   : 73416
01/04/16   : 74102
01/05/16   : 77079
01/06/16   : 79954
01/07/16   : 80915
01/08/16   : 84609
01/09/16   : 87883
01/10/16   : 90308
01/11/16   : 92726
01/12/16   : 95496
01/01/17   : 97661
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01/02/17   : 101,101
01/03/17   : 104,109
01/04/17   : 106,512
01/05/17   : 109,202
01/05/17   : 112,457
at first I thought you were posting that big of increases on a daily basis..and I thought "this guy must be actively trading or something?"
Then I realized we're not from the same country   :)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1018 on: June 06, 2017, 10:38:00 AM »
A warm welcome to all who joined, and congratulations to all on continued progress!

Helped by the market since I was a little spendypants last month:

+$5,119.84 (3.14%) to $168,006.69

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit#gid=0

Hoping to break 200k by the end of the year or early next!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1019 on: June 06, 2017, 05:38:53 PM »
I hit 100k in my savings/investments at the end of May. I can't even believe it! :) So, I wanna join in.... But can you tell me if you are posting net worth or if you are posting savings/investment totals? Or should I just do either and identify it?

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1020 on: June 06, 2017, 06:00:28 PM »
I hit 100k in my savings/investments at the end of May. I can't even believe it! :) So, I wanna join in.... But can you tell me if you are posting net worth or if you are posting savings/investment totals? Or should I just do either and identify it?

I'm posting net worth including estimated real estate equity (at a fixed value, not increasing it as the market continues to rise) and a conservative estimate for vehicle values.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1021 on: June 06, 2017, 06:48:37 PM »
I hit 100k in my savings/investments at the end of May. I can't even believe it! :) So, I wanna join in.... But can you tell me if you are posting net worth or if you are posting savings/investment totals? Or should I just do either and identify it?

Whichever you prefer, different people are using whatever makes sense for them.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1022 on: June 06, 2017, 07:19:00 PM »
Ok, I'll just use my savings and investments totals, for simplicity's sake. I should be around $150,000 in equity in my home, but that changes with the real estate market, so I feel like it is never a real number if I don't plan on selling anyway.
January - $81,279.42
February - $88,887.09
March - $91,141.45
April - $96,365.54
May - $100,283.34 :) :) :) :)

Hopefully the trend doesn't slow down, but I think the market has put a lot of help into these numbers. Anyway, slow and steady.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1023 on: June 07, 2017, 07:42:37 AM »
I'm personally doing Networth, that way it's more representative (since the mortgage payments is still savings for principal)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1024 on: June 07, 2017, 07:44:58 AM »
I rent and don't consider my car an asset, so my numbers are based just on what's in my accounts.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1025 on: June 07, 2017, 09:09:29 AM »
I rent and don't consider my car an asset, so my numbers are based just on what's in my accounts.

Ditto.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1026 on: June 07, 2017, 10:37:28 AM »
I rent and don't consider my car an asset, so my numbers are based just on what's in my accounts.

Ditto.

Samesies.  Investments and cash pretty much.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1027 on: June 08, 2017, 08:20:19 AM »
I don't include housing since it's not really an asset until we sell. Since I don't know if/when that will be, nor the real estate market will be at that time, any numbers would just be speculation on my part.
So I only include savings/investments.  Specifically 401K, IRA, index fund, company stock, and 1 individual stock plus savings account.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1028 on: June 08, 2017, 07:34:38 PM »
20170608:  $105.0K
20170529:  $103.6K

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1029 on: June 09, 2017, 11:48:15 PM »
Hello,
I found MMM November of last year and have been tracking my net worth and savings rate since that time.  Seems there is some variance on whether to use net worth or investments, but I am focusing on getting my investments up to achieve the power of compounding growth.  Savings rate has been around 45% this year.  I have quite a bit of equity built up, net worth includes home at a fixed price net of commission - no vehicles or personal property and includes cash emergency fund.  Investments are 401k, IRAs, 529 plans, and HSA invested index funds.

Investments:
Nov 16: 70,759
Dec 16: 76,479
Jan 17: 85,166
Feb 17: 92,088
Mar 17: 97,278
Apr 17: 99,905
May 17: 104,750

Net Worth:
Nov 16: 209,474
Dec 16: 216,673
Jan 17: 221,289
Feb 17: 228,432
Mar 17: 231,849
Apr 17: 237,479
May 17: 243,016

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1030 on: June 12, 2017, 01:12:49 AM »
Hi,just jumped ship a few days ago from the 100k CLUB.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1031 on: June 12, 2017, 08:47:20 AM »
Hi,just jumped ship a few days ago from the 100k CLUB.

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Welcome!!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1032 on: June 13, 2017, 09:03:21 AM »
Where are you guys all getting your numbers from?  Just your Vanguard or other Retirement accounts?  I'm new to this!  What all are you including in your numbers?  Real estate equity or just strictly accounts?

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1033 on: June 13, 2017, 09:09:36 AM »
Where are you guys all getting your numbers from?  Just your Vanguard or other Retirement accounts?  I'm new to this!  What all are you including in your numbers?  Real estate equity or just strictly accounts?

It's technically up to you. Options are... 1) Net worth, 2) Investments (taxable and retirement), 3) Your own special blend.

For example, for this particular race... I post my "investable" assets - that is... investments (taxable/brokerage and retirement, including HSA) as well as my checking and savings. I don't include my house, mortgage, depreciating assets (i.e. cars) or any other debts (credit card float, low interest student/car loans).

(But... I'm also "in" the $250k->$500k race, and I use my overall net worth there, including everything except depreciating assets.)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1034 on: June 13, 2017, 09:20:50 AM »
I use Net Worth. Invested is about 62k. Invested plus cash is about 75k.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1035 on: June 13, 2017, 10:25:38 AM »
I'd like to join!  I'll be using investments since that's what I've got my eye on for FI.  I don't know if I'll be racing, but I do hope to graduate by December 2018.

Jan 2017  $95,935.00
Feb 2017$102,680.38
Mar 2017 $106,179.60
Apr 2017$114,727.99
May 2017 $123,067.57

   
   

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1036 on: June 14, 2017, 09:58:28 AM »
Lurking in this thread for a while, but I think I'm off to the races now:
June 2017 - 127k

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1037 on: June 15, 2017, 04:27:32 PM »
First time posting. I'm finally joining the fun.  Investment Accounts only.

2/17 $177,265
3/17 $193,538
4/17 $196,757
5/17 $196,023
6/17 $199,148
It's not that I'm lazy. It's just that I don't care.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1038 on: June 15, 2017, 04:45:22 PM »
For Nick_Miller; Special mid-month update.

Oct/16 77000
Nov/16 82700
Dec/16 93200
Jan/16  103,720
Feb/16 119,800
Mar/16 127,400
Apr/16 140,376
May/16 148,000

Can't wait for the sale of my home, in order to free over 40k of equity to put into investments.

After living in the place for 3 years, it has lost 15k in value. Sigh.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1039 on: June 15, 2017, 07:44:20 PM »
For us mid-monthers!
5/01/2017:  $198,456
5/15/2017:  $200,404 - was able to put an extra $250 in that was leftover from last month's household budget!! Plus 401k plus a little market gain gets us started!! 
5/31/2017:  $207,044 - Market wasn't particularly helpful lately, but "Cheap-Ass May Throw Down the Gauntlet" put an extra $400 or so into the kitty.
6/15/2017: $213,996 - Market up a little before the latest Trump drama, car in the shop and DW dentist visit meant no additional $ in beyond the retirement/regular addition, but CC churning just got DW and I free plane tix to a friend's destination wedding!
« Last Edit: June 15, 2017, 08:08:35 PM by TryingtoFIREinNYC »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1040 on: June 15, 2017, 07:51:26 PM »

20170615:  $105.4K
20170608:  $105.0K
20170529:  $103.6K

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1041 on: June 17, 2017, 10:54:19 PM »
16th March 2017 - $156,970.56
14th April 2017 - $172,158.80 (+$15,188.24)
18th May 2017 - $187,986.35 (+$15,827.55)

18th June 2017 - $219,742.03 (+$31,755.68) Whatever small amount I had in cryptocurrencies went bonkers 😳

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1042 on: June 19, 2017, 10:43:50 AM »
Created account just to participate on this challenge! Mustachian for a couple of years. Dates here start when we first started seriously tracking net worth on Mint.

Jul-16   $114,159.29
Aug-16   $117,139.72
Sep-16   $120,288.85
Oct-16   $127,519.98
Nov-16   $136,409.40
Dec-16   $141,867.20
Jan-17   $148,654.50
Feb-17   $157,806.81
Mar-17   $166,054.01
Apr-17   $172,633.66
May-17   $186,383.75
Jun-17   $191,412.41

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1043 on: June 19, 2017, 11:41:41 AM »
16th March 2017 - $156,970.56
14th April 2017 - $172,158.80 (+$15,188.24)
18th May 2017 - $187,986.35 (+$15,827.55)

18th June 2017 - $219,742.03 (+$31,755.68) Whatever small amount I had in cryptocurrencies went bonkers 😳

What kind of cryptocurrencies have you gotten into?  I've been thinking about it lately, but I don't know how much I trust it.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1044 on: June 20, 2017, 06:31:20 AM »
16th March 2017 - $156,970.56
14th April 2017 - $172,158.80 (+$15,188.24)
18th May 2017 - $187,986.35 (+$15,827.55)

18th June 2017 - $219,742.03 (+$31,755.68) Whatever small amount I had in cryptocurrencies went bonkers 😳

What kind of cryptocurrencies have you gotten into?  I've been thinking about it lately, but I don't know how much I trust it.

BTC, ETH and ZEC. The pool went up about 1000% since purchased.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1045 on: June 20, 2017, 08:31:27 AM »
Jan 2015 - $94,000
Feb 2015 - $ 97,000
Mar 2015 - $106,000
Apr 2015 - $108,000
May 2015 - $114,000
June 2015 - $ 117,000
...
April 2016 - $145,000
January 2017: 190,000

I probably will be there in a year, less if I continue saving in the aggressive mode that I'm in these last few months.

Time for a mid year update.

Jan 2015 - $94,000
Feb 2015 - $ 97,000
Mar 2015 - $106,000
Apr 2015 - $108,000
May 2015 - $114,000
June 2015 - $ 117,000
...
April 2016 - $145,000
January 2017: $190,000
...
June 2017: $223,000

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1046 on: June 20, 2017, 10:00:56 AM »
I just crossed $100k so I'm gettin' in!

I think the motivation to reach $250k will already be there for me, but hey this will keep me accountable.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1047 on: June 20, 2017, 06:43:02 PM »

20170620:  $106.6K
20170615:  $105.4K
20170608:  $105.0K
20170529:  $103.6K

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1048 on: June 20, 2017, 09:44:12 PM »
Here we go!
June 2017: 156k

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1049 on: June 21, 2017, 07:21:46 AM »
I just crossed $100k so I'm gettin' in!

I think the motivation to reach $250k will already be there for me, but hey this will keep me accountable.

Welcome! I just joined this group less than a month ago. I'm at $101K which makes me happy, but $250K sounds so far away!!
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