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pesos

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1250 on: September 13, 2017, 06:30:40 AM »
June 2017: 156k
July 2017: 171k

August 2017: 174k

afuera

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1251 on: September 13, 2017, 10:50:43 AM »
1/1/2017: INV-$107,733.74     NW-$188,244.05
2/1/2017: INV-$117,155.67     NW-$199,327.18
3/1/2017: INV-$130,755.36     NW-$209,268.66
4/1/2017: INV-$150,924.22     NW-$231,298.12
5/1/2017: INV-$161,757.38     NW-$240,471.22
6/1/2017: INV-$171,173.97     NW-$248,728.12
7/1/2017: INV-$191,558.47     NW-$269,949.18
8/1/2017: INV-$210,017.87     NW-$288,580.05
9/1/2017: INV-$220,293.40     NW-$234,445.40

Our home flooded thanks to Hurricane Harvey, 1.5 ft of water and it had never flooded before.  I have updated the NW number since it is typical for a house's value to drop ~20% or more after it floods since nobody wants to buy a house that could potentially flood again.  We will have higher expenses for the next 6 months since we our renting a townhome while we try to rebuild our house so we won't really be able to invest much outside of our 401Ks ($5,500/mo).  Ugh.
"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it" - Henry David Thoreau

6/2017: INV-3.4x, NW-5.0x
Projected FIRE date: 2025
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SpareChange

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1252 on: September 14, 2017, 09:52:23 AM »
Our home flooded thanks to Hurricane Harvey, 1.5 ft of water and it had never flooded before.  I have updated the NW number since it is typical for a house's value to drop ~20% or more after it floods since nobody wants to buy a house that could potentially flood again.  We will have higher expenses for the next 6 months since we our renting a townhome while we try to rebuild our house so we won't really be able to invest much outside of our 401Ks ($5,500/mo).  Ugh.

Very sorry to hear, although I'm glad you guys are ok. I was living in Galveston when hurricane Ike scored a direct hit. 75-80% of the island was under water. They wouldn't let us back on the island for weeks after the storm. Literally a month prior, I had moved from a first floor apt to a third floor one downtown. When they let us back in, I remember walking into the building and seeing a line of grass and weeds on the wall to which the water had risen. It was almost 6 ft. My apt however, large single pane windows and all, was completely unscathed. Amazing. 

apkanne

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1253 on: September 15, 2017, 10:42:53 AM »
Just crossed 100k yesterday on personal capital. This is my first post on MMM, but i've been reading for about a year. I'm going to freeze my home equity now, so it stops jumping all over. I am currently in the debate of pay down house or invest my extra cash.

Thanks for the challenge!

9/15: $101,268

Check2400

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1254 on: September 15, 2017, 11:13:34 AM »
Welcome to the Challenge!  Before long you'll have a list of monthly posts, and you'll be asking yourself two questions:

How have I been a part of the challenge this long?
and
How I have managed to save up this much money already!?

Whatever you do, don't start a new post on the home equity or investing question--the old timers around here will tell you to get off their lawn for being soft at worst, link you to the numerous forum debates on the question at best (https://goo.gl/U1i3Qj), or, heaven forbid, you'll incur the wrath of Boarder42.  He has... strong opinions on the subject. 

Welcome and good luck :)




CorpRaider

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1255 on: September 15, 2017, 11:49:37 AM »
I think I might start tracking current portfolio value and value after a routine 20% bear market in equities, just to start toughening up my bear market skin.

solon

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1256 on: September 15, 2017, 02:13:09 PM »
Aww, what the heck. Might as well let you all in on my secrets.

1/2017 $88,615
2/2017 $88,660
3/2017 $99,298
4/2017 $103,578
5/2017 $107,174
6/2017 $113,684
7/2017 $114,171
8/2017 $117,825
9/2017 $120,714  <-- bought a house, didn't affect rate of increase in net worth

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1257 on: September 17, 2017, 07:05:47 AM »

Column 1: investments (retirement + otherwise):
Column 2: total net worth (including investments, savings account and the paid off part of the house)

7/17/17    $182,905   $301,487
8/17/17    $184,943   $301,381
9/17/17    $191,576   $308,692

good month in the market mostly. Feeling much better about tracking it this month.

Nick_Miller

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1258 on: September 19, 2017, 09:07:25 AM »
Jan 2016     $80,165.78
Feb 2016     $88,372.39
March 2016 $101,768.81
April 2016   $106,876.35
May 2016    $106,529.21
June 2016   $109,892.28
July 2016   $115,035.02
Aug 2016   $125,235.44
Sept 2016  $126,076.92
Oct 2016    $129,441.04
Nov 2016   $135,152.36
Dec 2016   $138,352.17
Jan 2017    $147,729.69
Feb 2017    $150,339.59
Mar 2017    $140,835.79
April 2017  $140,805.57
May 2017   $149,690.19
June 2017  $154,227.47
July 2017   $157,768.24
Aug 2017  $163,185.74
Sept 2017 $167,359.52

Another pretty decent month! On target to hit $250,000 NW in mid-2019.


« Last Edit: September 19, 2017, 09:09:44 AM by Nick_Miller »

MrStash

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1259 on: September 19, 2017, 09:54:28 AM »
Oops, forgot to post numbers for Aug.

$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
$131,400.73 - Jun 2017
$135,978.44 - Jul 2017
$138,829.32 - Aug 2017

Increase of about $2,800 last month. Maybe I forgot to post because Aug numbers sucked. Sept is looking much better so far!

TryingtoFIREinNYC

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1260 on: September 19, 2017, 09:22:58 PM »
5/01/2017:  $198,456
5/15/2017:  $200,404   
5/31/2017:  $207,044
6/15/2017:  $213,996
7/05/2017:  $219,933
7/17/2017:  $225,853
8/01/2017:  $228,504
8/24/2017:  $228,854
9/01/2017:  $237,500
9/19/2017:  $245,500 Back on track this month plus the market just keeps ticking up and up, for better or worse.......