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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2300 on: January 31, 2019, 04:20:42 PM »

09/05/18     154,000
10/01/18     168,330
12/01/18     163,458
01/01/18     155,535
02/01/18     166,939

Well, that was a bit of a bump back up!  Hopefully will cross 170K next month after throwing some savings into retirement accounts - waiting to see how much we owe on taxes first. 




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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2301 on: January 31, 2019, 06:54:40 PM »

05-01-18 - $55,766
06-01-18 - $60,028
07-01-18 - $66,306
08-01-18 - $74,667
09-01-18 - $83,868
10-01-18 - $93,108
11-01-18 - $93,084
12-01-18 - $104,317
01-01-19 - $117,581

02-01-19 - $134,761

DW & I both had triple paychecks this month and a favorable market made it our best month on record. Hoping to keep the momentum up! Cheers!

Goal is to hit 250k by April 1 2020, Stretch goal Jan 1st 2020. Good luck to all !!!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2302 on: January 31, 2019, 07:05:52 PM »
JANUARY UPDATE       

03/01/18: $100,871
04/01/18: $104,410
05/01/18: $109,333
06/01/18: $111,851
07/01/18: $115,134
08/01/18: $118,949
09/01/18: $121,714
10/01/18: $123,222
11/01/18: $123,710
12/01/18: $132,287
01/01/19: $130,778
02/01/19: $142,434 ($11,655 increase)

  Biggest increase since I began tracking my net worth 🤑. This is why I like the down months, because it makes months like this possible. The next few months are looking good with lots of overtime and a good tax return. Goal for 2019 is 180k, with a stretch goal of 190k.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2303 on: February 01, 2019, 02:45:16 AM »
Only counting my "Early Retirement stash". So this does not include my emergency-fund, pension capital, or payed-off residence.

These are the "end of the month" numbers:
Month      Early Retirement Stash
Jan 2016     58,971.00
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Jan 2017     86 368.00
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Jan 2018    119 817.00
Feb 2018    118 464.00
Mar 2018    115 094.00
Apr 2018    122 622.00
May 2018    128 787.00
Jun 2018    130 283.31
Jul 2018    135 595.00
Aug 2018    138 342.00
Sep 2018    139 524.74
Oct 2018    138 230.42
Nov 2018    144 029.86
Dec 2018    135 400.00

 
Totals for 2018:
Growth    18.847,34   (= 16,17%)
Deposits 27.142,12   
Returns -  8.294,78   (= -6,81%)


Jan 2018    145 840.48

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2304 on: February 01, 2019, 05:17:34 AM »
06/2018 - $127,908
07/2018 - $128,267
08/2018 - $130,454
09/2018 - $133,960
10/2018 - $133,054
11/2018 - $128,883
12/2018 - $130,047
01/2019 - $123,019

02/2019 - $126,896

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2305 on: February 01, 2019, 07:12:09 AM »
Code: [Select]
Jan-2014 $ 24,525.00
Jan-2015 $ 32,090.00
Jan-2016 $ 39,258.00
Jan-2017 $ 59,072.00 (found MMM   3/17)
Jan-2018 $ 93,684.00
Jan-2019 $111,219.00
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                Total       Saved       Market G/L
02/01/19 129805      7876       10710

Very good start.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2306 on: February 01, 2019, 07:52:02 AM »
1/15/19 - $101,635.
1/31/19 NW: 108,165
Projected Graduation Goal NW (12/31/2020):  204,027

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2307 on: February 01, 2019, 08:01:53 AM »


Including IRAs, 401(k), HSA, and Investment Account.
Jan 1, 2016 - $81,396
Aug 1, 2016 - $120,039
Oct 1, 2016 - $122,943
Jan 1, 2017 - $128,893
Mar 1, 2017 - $151,772
May 1, 2017 - $156,756
Aug 1, 2017 - $170,072
Sep 1, 2017 - $174,170
Oct 1, 2017 - $189,054
Nov 1, 2017 - $196,010
Dec 1, 2017 - $201,106
Jan 1, 2018 - $205,595.91
Feb 1, 2018 - $216,842.97
Mar 1, 2018 - $205,429.70
Apr 1, 2018 - $214,541.70
May 1, 2018 - $218,916.00
June 1, 2018 - $220,322.00
July 1, 2018 - $224,289.00
August 1, 2018 - $233,189.00
Sept 1, 2018 - $243,320
Oct 1, 2018 - $247,758
Nov 1, 2018 - $233,686
Dec 1, 2018 - $241,845
Jan 1, 2019 - $224,733
Feb 1, 2019 - $253,171.02 - wow, what a month. I have maxed out my IRA for the year and some market gains have helped a bit. It was a fun roller coaster ride to the end with some intense drops and corkscrews!! Good luck and I will see you on the next thread race!! 

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2308 on: February 01, 2019, 08:15:16 AM »
Background on net worth: No kids, 1 dog (he's a very good boy), we own a house.

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        (+$2,334)
11/17/2016: $103,940        (+$2,334)
12/30/2016: $109,785.19   (+$5,845.19)
1/31/2017:   $112,318.74   (+$2,533.55)
2/28/2017:   $119,499.39   (+$7,180.65)
3/31/2017:   $124,640.83   (+$5,141.44)
4/30/2017:   $109,329.00   (-$15,311.83)
5/31/2017:   $108,986.53   (-$342.47)
6/30/2017:   $114,809.37   (+$5,822.84) Husband started working making 75k
7/31/2017:   $118,822.63   (+$4,013.26)
8/31/2017:   $127,150.06   (+$8,327.43)
9/29/2017:   $137,371.91   (+$10,221.85)
10/31/2017: $131,182.62   (-$6,189.29)
11/30/2017: $160,216.75   (+$29,034.13) We bought a house!
12/31/2017: $167,991.01   (+$7,774.26)
1/31/2018:   $180,969.37   (+$12,978.36) Husband started new job making $61k plus bonus
2/28/2018:   $184,798.13   (+$3,828.76)
3/31/2018:   $184,548.87   (-$249.26)
4/30/2018:   $188,623.33   (+4,074.46)
5/31/2018:   $194,415.98   (+5,792.65)
6/30/2018:   $202,304.86   (+7,888.88)
07/31/2018: $208,928.39   (+6,623.53)
8/31/2018:   $221,155.30   (+12,226.91)
9/30/2018:   $227,833.89   (+6,678.59)
10/31/2018: $218,342.31   (-9,491.58)
11/30/2018: $228,957.49   (+10,615.18)
12/31/2018: $225,827.35   (-3,130.14)
1/31/2018:   $236,195.11   (+10,367.76)

We've had a spendy month, but the market rebound seems to have taken much of the sting out of it. We paid off our escrow shortage in full and the bill for my braces hit. We are also in the enviable position of owing money on our taxes due to some shenanigans at my husband's workplace. I thought we were going to be able to fix it by throwing a chunk of money into a traditional IRA, but we are just barely over the amount to deduct the contribution. Oh well. 

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2309 on: February 01, 2019, 09:58:21 AM »
Aug2018: 208,651
Sept2018: 215,804
Oct2018: 223,539
Nov2018: 217,200
Dec2018: 219,978
Jan2019: 209,471

Feb2019: 221,436

I'm hoping I can hit 250K by mid-year unless we hit another big downswing.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2310 on: February 01, 2019, 10:09:18 AM »
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
July  1 2017 -  120,500
Aug. 1 2017 -  131,000
Sept. 1 2017-  131,000
Oct.  1  2017-  131,500
Nov. 1  2017 - 135,000
Dec. 1  2017 - 140,000
Jan. 1   2018 - 160,000
Feb. 1   2018-  168,000
Mar. 1   2018-  168,000
April 1   2018-  169,000
May 1   2018 -  171,000
June 1  2018 -  178,000
July  1  2018 -  180,500
Aug. 1  2018 -  194,000
Sept 1  2018 -  200,500
Oct. 1  2018 -  200,800
Nov. 1 2018 -  184,000
Dec. 1 2018 -  195,000
Jan. 1 2019 -  204,000
Feb. 1 2019 -  217,000

My EOY for 2018 goal was $215,000, so it took me an extra month to get there.  No complaints.  I switched the entire family to my emplyer's health insurance starting this year, so I'm losing an extra $600+ a month in income, which makes a big difference. 

I spend too much time doing the math on how long to retire, even though the end date never really changes.  I'm working to set middle goals, which is why I like this thread.   Still hoping for a graduation before 2020!


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2311 on: February 01, 2019, 10:26:13 AM »




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 2017 -  $160.27 k
July 2017 - $167.24 k
Aug 2017 - $171.00 k
Sep 2017 - $178.27 k (5 paychecks instead of 4)
Oct 2017 - $184.61 k
Nov 2017 - $190.83 k
Dec 2017 - $196.66 k
Jan 2018 - $210.26 k
Feb 2018 - $205.18 k (market loss plus one less paycheck)
Mar 2018 - $211.20 k
Apr 2018 - $215.64 k
May 2018 - $220.34 k
Jun 2018 - $223.78 k
Jul 2018 - $232.53 k
Aug 2018 - $239.87 k
Sep 2018 - $242.39 k; so close
Oct 2018 - $230.33 k
Nov 2018 - $238.53 k
Dec 2018 - $227.08k

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Jan 2019 - $255.83k; gains and maxed IRA helped the push over, finally. See you guys in the next one

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2312 on: February 01, 2019, 12:22:56 PM »
January 1, 2018         : $97,318
February 2, 2018        : $104,695
March 1,2018             : $107,006
March 30, 2018          : $115,189
May 1, 2018               : $116,178
June 1, 2018              : $119,529
July 2, 2018               : $117,366
July 31, 2018             : $120,235
Aug 31, 2018             : $126,710
Sept 30, 2018            : $135,258
Dec 1, 2018               : $133,314
Dec 30, 2018             : $128,407
Jan 31, 2018              : $139,828

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2313 on: February 01, 2019, 01:40:08 PM »
Hmmmm.. anybody still around in February?? Everyone seems to be catching up on last year's losses and graduating!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2314 on: February 01, 2019, 02:41:51 PM »
03/2017 - $130,500
04/2017 - $133,780 (+3280 - Saved $2500, Market Gains $780, Savings Ratio 48.2%)
07/2017 - $147,452 (+3308 - Saved $2039, Market Gains $1269, Savings Ratio 39.1%)
10/2017 - $162,673 (+6810 - Saved $2999, Market Gains $3811, Savings Ratio 54.9%)
01/2018 - $193,174 (+17419 - Saved $3452, Market Gains $13967, Savings Ratio 63.3%)
02/2018 - $207,459 (+14285 - Saved $3693, Market Gains $10592, Savings Ratio 67.7%)
05/2018 - $202,142 (-5317 - Saved $3298, Market Gains $-8615, Savings Ratio 27.54%)
02/2019 - $215,000 (+10266 - Saved $4816, Market Gains $5450, Savings Ratio 63.0%)

Haven't posted in a while. 2018 was rough on stocks - I lost about 22k in the market while saving 35k that year. But that's the short term. Long term I'm doing great. Locked in at a well paying job and I'm simply putting money in the market while I'm young.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2315 on: February 01, 2019, 05:44:05 PM »
Hmmmm.. anybody still around in February?? Everyone seems to be catching up on last year's losses and graduating!

Was just thinking the same thing, I'm here for another 10 months if this January performance repeats itself for the rest of the year :) Realistically though probably another 16 months.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2316 on: February 01, 2019, 06:12:48 PM »
Hmmmm.. anybody still around in February?? Everyone seems to be catching up on last year's losses and graduating!

I'll be here a while yet - probably another year or so at least.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2317 on: February 01, 2019, 07:19:28 PM »
Regular contributions of $5k a month. variations are due to market fluctuations

June 2018.  $219,320
July 2018. $228,483
Aug 2018 $234,711
Sept 2018 $245,993
Oct 2018.  $251,023
Nov 2018 238,881
Dec 2018 244,687 
Jan 2019 226,942 
Feb 2019 249,796

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2318 on: February 02, 2019, 06:21:01 AM »
Month   Networth   Investments
12/31/16   $115,671   $64,692
01/31/17   $119,371   $66,070
02/28/17   $124,835   $67,186
03/31/17   $129,469   $67,472
04/30/17   $125,786   $67,858
05/31/17   $134,698   $70,822
06/30/17   $140,666   $82,983
07/31/17   $153,716   $92,589
08/31/17   $159,027   $96,256
09/30/17   $168,105   $100,416
10/31/17   $181,050   $106,552
11/30/17   $192,875   $111,570
12/31/17   $209,837   $123,158
01/31/18   $226,173   $140,791
02/28/18   $227,345   $139,409
03/31/18   $230,611   $140,661
04/30/18   $240,326   $148,934
05/31/18   $252,234   $157,561
06/30/18   $254,345   $163,327
07/31/18   $285,203   $176,231
08/31/18   $293,078   $186,348
09/30/18   $302,203   $206,186
10/31/18   $257,935   $201,993
11/30/18   $269,801   $212,861
12/31/18   $279,156   $201,937
01/31/19   $311,711   $251,061

After several mediocre months, YUGE leap this month and officially one quarter MILLION DOLLARS INVESTED!!!!

Includes maxing out Roth IRAs (12k) + 9k contribution to taxable + big 401k match contributions (Xmas bonus). Luckily these all were perfectly timed near the bottom (or so-called bottom?)

See you all on the other side

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2319 on: February 02, 2019, 07:05:04 AM »
Hello everyone! I just graduated to this thread last month. Gunning for a December 2020 graduation from this thread...

01/2018 $67,602
01/2019 $101,315
02/2019 $116,294

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2320 on: February 02, 2019, 09:48:49 AM »
Hello everyone! I just graduated to this thread last month. Gunning for a December 2020 graduation from this thread...

01/2018 $67,602
01/2019 $101,315
02/2019 $116,294
Welcome! Looks like this year is off to a great start for you!

We have a spreadsheet where you can also track your progress if you wish.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2321 on: February 02, 2019, 12:55:32 PM »
Hello Racers!

Here I am at the starting line - I hit the $100K invested threshold for the first time yesterday!!! 

I figure it was ~4 years from -20K to 100K and my admittedly ambitious goal is 250K invested by the end of 2020. 

Anyone have a starting pistol?

DateInvestedNet
2/1/2019$100,047.32$243,630.87






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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2322 on: February 03, 2019, 07:41:17 AM »
Month   Networth   Investments
12/31/16   $115,671   $64,692
01/31/17   $119,371   $66,070
02/28/17   $124,835   $67,186
03/31/17   $129,469   $67,472
04/30/17   $125,786   $67,858
05/31/17   $134,698   $70,822
06/30/17   $140,666   $82,983
07/31/17   $153,716   $92,589
08/31/17   $159,027   $96,256
09/30/17   $168,105   $100,416
10/31/17   $181,050   $106,552
11/30/17   $192,875   $111,570
12/31/17   $209,837   $123,158
01/31/18   $226,173   $140,791
02/28/18   $227,345   $139,409
03/31/18   $230,611   $140,661
04/30/18   $240,326   $148,934
05/31/18   $252,234   $157,561
06/30/18   $254,345   $163,327
07/31/18   $285,203   $176,231
08/31/18   $293,078   $186,348
09/30/18   $302,203   $206,186
10/31/18   $257,935   $201,993
11/30/18   $269,801   $212,861
12/31/18   $279,156   $201,937
01/31/19   $311,711   $251,061

After several mediocre months, YUGE leap this month and officially one quarter MILLION DOLLARS INVESTED!!!!

Includes maxing out Roth IRAs (12k) + 9k contribution to taxable + big 401k match contributions (Xmas bonus). Luckily these all were perfectly timed near the bottom (or so-called bottom?)

See you all on the other side
Regular contributions of $5k a month. variations are due to market fluctuations

June 2018.  $219,320
July 2018. $228,483
Aug 2018 $234,711
Sept 2018 $245,993
Oct 2018.  $251,023
Nov 2018 238,881
Dec 2018 244,687 
Jan 2019 226,942 
Feb 2019 249,796
Congrats to both of you on your hard work and official graduation from the thread!

I'm joining this thread a little late.
2/1- $149253.56

After front loading our 2019 IRAs, we should be investing roughly $2500 a month to max pretax space.  Hopefully we can throw more in our brokerage account over time.  I'm (hopefully) going back to school in Fall 2021 and would like to be closing in on 250k then.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2323 on: February 04, 2019, 06:44:07 AM »
Liquid Investments: 

12/14 ~    $46,000
12/15 ~    $81,000
12/16 ~  $109,000
12/17 ~  $164,000     
01/18 ~  $174,000
02/18 ~  $172,000
03/18 ~  $175,000
04/18 ~  $180,000
05/18 ~  $184,000
06/18 ~  $174,000
07/18 ~  $183,000
08/18 ~  $186,000
09/18 ~  $188,000
10/18 ~  $179,000
11/18 ~  $184,000
12/18 ~  $180,000
01/18 ~  $188,000

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2324 on: February 04, 2019, 07:57:29 AM »
01/2017:  $42,000
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01/2018:  $143,602
02/2018:  $151,025
03/2018:  $158,208
04/2018:  $161,505
05/2018:  $171,200
06/2018:  $186,416
07/2018:  $190,600
08/2018:  $201,789
09/2018:  $214,798
10/2018:  $223,764
11/2018:  $221,810
12/2018:  $230,270
01/2019:  $226,818
02/2019:  $242,032

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2325 on: February 04, 2019, 11:57:03 AM »
Hmmmm.. anybody still around in February?? Everyone seems to be catching up on last year's losses and graduating!

I'll be here a while yet - probably another year or so at least.
I'm thinking maybe another 3 months for me, but who knows what the market will do? I'm just amazed at how nonchalant I can be about these kind of numbers. Growing up, this sort of wealth seemed so unattainable.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2326 on: February 04, 2019, 01:43:11 PM »
I'm thinking maybe another 3 months for me, but who knows what the market will do? I'm just amazed at how nonchalant I can be about these kind of numbers. Growing up, this sort of wealth seemed so unattainable.

I was just having that same thought! Heck, until 3 years ago (age 40) I was hovering around zero net worth, and if you had told me then that I'd soon be adding about $100k NW per year, with some months up to $15k, I never would've believed it!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2327 on: February 04, 2019, 03:07:46 PM »
1/15/19 - $101,635.
1/31/19 NW: 108,165
Projected Graduation Goal NW (12/31/2020):  204,027

Is that 204,027 your projected NW on 12/31/2020? Hummmm... I'm afraid you will need extra 45,973 to graduate this race 😊. You should keep the 2020 goal, I think you can do it.


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2328 on: February 04, 2019, 05:39:35 PM »
1/15/19 - $101,635.
1/31/19 NW: 108,165
Projected Graduation Goal NW (12/31/2020):  204,027

Is that 204,027 your projected NW on 12/31/2020? Hummmm... I'm afraid you will need extra 45,973 to graduate this race 😊. You should keep the 2020 goal, I think you can do it.

I've got some real work to do indeed!! Shoot for the stars, land on the moon ;)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2329 on: February 05, 2019, 12:34:32 AM »
Summary of accounts:

   Date      Bank Accounts      Taxable Investments      IRAs and 401k      TOTAL      CHANGE   
   February 1, 2018      $13,975.00      $81,380.67      $51,185.33      $146,541.00   
   February 16, 2018      $13,812.30      $82,021.39      $51,242.74      $147,076.43      +0.37%   
   March 1, 2018      $10,851.87      $81,263.42      $50,645.46      $142,760.75      -2.93%   
   March 16, 2018      $10,400.70      $86,537.43      $51,975.87      $148,914.00      +4.31%   
   April 1, 2018      $9,260.83      $82,902.34      $49,913.25      $142,076.42      -4.59%   
   April 16, 2018      $9,024.81      $84,219.71      $56,999.42      $150,243.94      +5.75%   
   May 1, 2018      $6,865.67      $81,933.59      $59,445.02      $148,244.28      -1.33%   
   May 16, 2018      $7,083.48      $82,866.54      $62,421.20      $152,371.22      +2.78%   
   June 1, 2018      $6,764.50      $83,959.71      $66,115.73      $156,839.94      +2.93%   
   June 16, 2018      $6,879.10      $83,700.80      $69,304.41      $159,884.31      +1.94%   
   July 1, 2018      $7,123.50      $83,121.42      $69,308.09      $159,553.01      -0.21%   
   July 16, 2018      $10,719.90      $85,129.69      $71,826.92      $167,676.51      +5.09%   
   August 1, 2018      $14,732.56      $86,652.82      $72,329.18      $173,714.56      +3.60%   
   August 16, 2018      $13,196.71      $87,191.11      $73,238.38      $173,626.20      -0.05%   
   September 1, 2018      $13,673.41      $90,472.35      $74,941.54      $179,087.30      +3.15%   
   September 16, 2018      $15,374.17      $91,006.68      $75,107.00      $181,487.85      +1.34%   
   October 1, 2018      $16,854.55      $91,794.30      $75,717.00      $184,365.85      +1.59%   
   October 16, 2018      $16,612.47      $88,368.57      $73,031.47      $178,012.51      -3.45%   
   November 1, 2018      $18,285.38      $84,982.39      $71,020.77      $174,288.54      -2.09%   
   November 16, 2018      $18,662.38      $90,062.64      $71,356.00      $180,081.02      +3.06%   
   December 1, 2018      $17,708.68      $91,239.50      $71,548.00      $180,496.18      +0.23%   
   December 16, 2018      $20,409.16      $89,632.75      $72,123.11      $182,165.02      +0.92%   
   January 1, 2019      $23,668.81      $89,632.75      $72,953.77      $185,911.60      +2.06%   
   January 16, 2019      $25,068.47      $92,552.05      $73,024.63      $190,645.15      +2.55%   
   February 1, 2019      $22,665.56      $94,290.71      $78,618.00      $195,574.27      +2.59%   

Surprisingly good start to 2019 considering most of my position in the market is defensive now (AGG).

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2330 on: February 05, 2019, 05:54:21 AM »

 1/2017  $88,615
 1/2018 $132,155
 2/2018 $138,015
 3/2018 $137,779
 4/2018 $148,093
 5/2018 $158,814
 6/2018 $161,284
 7/2018 $160,446
 8/2018 $168,222
 9/2018 $184,258
10/2018 $189,536
11/2018 $184,146
12/2018 $182,675
01/2019 $177,349
02/2019 $188,332


In February 2017 we had a networth of $88k and I thought, wouldn't it be fun to have $200k in two years? Didn't quite make it, but got pretty close.

Here's the group spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit#gid=0

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2331 on: February 05, 2019, 06:38:50 AM »
I am tracking only IRA/401K/taxable accounts.
5/31/2018 $100,519.07  - not even the slightest clue on target date...I'll be here for a few years :)
6/30/2018 $105.187.34
7/31/2018 $109,052.07
8/31/2018 $116,748.06
9/31/2018 $125.833.33 (should slow down for rest of year as both 401Ks are maxed)
10/31/2018 $121,400.49 (market pain)
11/30/2018 $120,116/63
12/31/2018 $115,318.38 (more market pain and put some resources towards our new AirBnB venture - looking forward to buying stocks on sale now that 401K is back in play)
1/31/2019 $121,188.34 (next couple of months are my favorite time of year - 401K is in play, bonus and employer 401K match (3% of compensation) all hit)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2332 on: February 06, 2019, 05:17:44 AM »
2/1/18   $103,481
3/1/18   $100,568
4/1/18   $103,798
5/1/18   $108,542
6/1/18   $117,139
7/1/18   $121,565
8/1/18   $126,719
9/1/18   $136,714
10/1/18   $139,465
11/1/18   $131,465
12/1/18   $136,952
1/1/19   $127,801
2/1/19   $143,055

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2333 on: February 10, 2019, 03:09:14 PM »
January recap: January spending was extremely elevated, but market returns more than covered what took place, so my net possessions increased, though not to their November levels. Some of the spending will hit in February (since it was charged on credit cards where the bill comes this month), but a small price to pay for a timing issue that ultimately will mean not a penny spent in interest, and redeeming cash back this month as the rewards balance is over $50 again.

The big (and good) news is that I did get into the graduate school program I wanted to, and am eligible for a 40% tuition discount and partial tuition reimbursement upon earning a B- or better at end of semester, provided I get the paperwork filled out properly. That was by far my biggest expense for January (tuition), despite getting the discount processed and the application fee waived. Classes have begun, I am reminded at how out of practice I am in math, although I am working to understand the concepts, as really that's the bulk of what's being taught, not so much the calculations. It's definitely an ongoing adjustment getting used to school again, but I think that I can do it, and am working through the kinks to do so.

Other big expenses included new tires for the car, and another oil tank refill. Despite keeping the heat on 63, it really does seem to be once a month. Can't wait to progress with the house renovations so we can start putting more insulation in this old thing and replacing drafty windows.

I sold off the last of my investment positions that I wasn't particularly thrilled to hold and reallocated the proceeds elsewhere, and also moved some things into Vanguard I had been wanting to for some time, so that was a positive. I continue to save enough that it hurts, although sometimes it feels like investing is just a form of spending as I siphon money off to the market, it does feel tight here sometimes. I am sticking with that, since it's "supposed to hurt," and this will be a good year to measure the dividend growth strategy I'm using in my taxable account, to see how much more income I make as most companies raise their dividends around this time of year.

The damn basement project is still hanging over our heads - we have a contractor who's agreed to do the work but no specifics on timing yet. Hopefully this week or next. Still scouting out credit cards for my wife, hasn't been much free time of late with school and all. On the plus side, I did get a small piece of overtime. It's nothing, but $115 is still $115. It'll be in my next check.

December 2014: $89,173 (I don't have the exact date I hit 100K, so including this here anyway)
December 2015: $106,299
December 2016: $147,449
December 2017: $182,600
December 2018: $219,103
January 2019: $224,363
« Last Edit: February 10, 2019, 03:12:21 PM by Raymond Reddington »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2334 on: February 11, 2019, 06:09:46 AM »
Goal of $250,000 by Sept of 2019.

Jan 1/16 - $105,809.20
Apr 1/16 - $108,749.60
Jul 1/16 - $117,155.44
Oct 1/16 - $118,878.00
Jan 1/17 - $126,041.95
Apr 1/17 - $138,777.41
Jul 1/17 - $144,570.34
Oct 1/17 - $152,266.77
Jan 1/18 - $164,613.88
Feb 1/18 - $165,721.03
Mar 1/18 - $173,486.45
Apr 1/18 - $174,725.03
May 1/18 - $180,806.91
June 1/18 - $186,975.44
July 1/18 - $188,096.17
Aug 1/18 - $189,047.27
Sep 1/18 - $191,274.33
Oct 1/18 - $191,853.58
Nov 1/18 - $183,173.07
Dec 1/18 - $187,071.61
Jan 1/19 - $183,804.03

Feb 1/19 - $192,428.69

Looks like I'm now on track to hit $200k by May.  My goal of $250k by Sept/2019 is gone... looks more likely to happen around Sept/2020 now.

Also, my wife has quit her job for good to stay at home and raise the little ones.  We'll be saving less each month; but hopefully with a bigger child benefit cheque.
« Last Edit: February 11, 2019, 06:16:24 AM by FI-REality »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2335 on: February 12, 2019, 04:39:17 PM »
Today's good stock market day pushed me right on through! Thanks to my continued investing through the correction and the fact that the markets have mostly recovered since Q4 2018 I hit a new personal NW record today. And it's a personal NW record that signifies my graduation from this group!

Here's my NW table going back to August:
8/2/2018           232,044
9/25/2018           249,578
10/23/2018   236,854
12/25/2018   220,631
12/31/18           229,086
1/23/2019           241,773
1/30/2019           243,650
2/5/2019           248,145
2/12/2019           251,448

Woohoo! Time to go celebrate in the most Mustachian way I can imagine. By getting together with all of my closest friends and buying more index funds.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2336 on: February 13, 2019, 09:24:56 AM »
Congrats, looks like you are in the big leagues now

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #2337 on: February 15, 2019, 12:01:18 PM »
Joining this thread for the first time!

Investments only.

1/2017   - 34,633
6/2017   - 45,227
1/2018   - 56,928
6/2018   - 71,500
1/2019   - 98,248
2/2019   - 115,926 (Big jump from tIRA contributions for 2018)