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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #600 on: November 22, 2016, 12:01:22 PM »
Aug 2016      $104,410.00
Sept 2016    $106,084.00   
Oct 2016       $107,559.00
Nov 2016      $103,227.00

Slight decrease this month as I moved to a new state (it cost about $1000 to ship my stuff on a truck with movers on both ends), bought a car, and took two weeks without a paycheck between jobs. HR messed up my TSP contribution so I missed out on a 5% match for one pay period - I've increased my contribution to hit $18k for the year. Pretty minor in the scheme of things but I'm still annoyed about it.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #601 on: November 23, 2016, 05:21:57 PM »
Hello everyone! I just tipped over into six figures on Monday so I'm here to join you all in doubling my money and then some! I'm tracking just my stash and sitting right at $100,378 which includes a 401k, Rollover IRA, and a Roth IRA. The IRAs are at Vanguard and the 401k is a variable group annuity through John Hancock with stupidly high fees. Ugh. In the land of things I actually have control over, my 401k contributions are set to max out next year and I've got my Roth contribution sitting in an account waiting for the new year so next year should be my first one where I completely max my available tax advantaged accounts. To celebrate, I'm planning on starting a taxable account. :)
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #602 on: November 25, 2016, 08:09:18 PM »
Sept 30 update since mid-August...   from $103K to $108K.   
End of Oct update:   107K (typical market fluctuation) despite adding $500 in cash.   November has some nice quarterly dividends coming due so fingers crossed the market behaves itself towards year end...
End of Nov update: 110K thanks to quarterly divys and $300 in cash saved.  Slow and steady...

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #603 on: November 26, 2016, 06:46:54 AM »
Retirement only, does not include real estate or cash savings:
January 2015: $98,619
February 2015: $102,414
March 2015: $104,001
April 2015: $106,458
May 2015: $106,866
June 2015: $107,133
July 2015: $107,090
August 2015: $102,260
September 2015: $103,731
October 2015: $106,389
November 2015: $107,314
December 2015: $105,826

January 2016: $101,235
February 2016: $101,464
March 2016: $117,072
April 2016: 120,517
May 2016: $122,419
June 2016: $123,916
July 2016: $131,349
August 2016: $133,749
September 2016: $134,937
October 2016: $134,007
November 2016: $137,270

Total NW including real estate and cash savings: $261,273 (jumped up a good amount this month due to an inheritance which I used to pay off a loan to my dad for my condo down payment, bumped up cash/emergency savings, and will throw the rest into my 2017 Roth in January).

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #604 on: November 30, 2016, 03:46:21 PM »
great progress!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #605 on: November 30, 2016, 09:59:48 PM »
Dec 2014   $101k
Jan 2015   $102k
Feb 2015   $116k
Mar 2015   $117k
Apr 2015   $117k
May 2015   $121k
Jun 2015   $120k
Jul 2015    $126k
Aug 2015  $123k
Sep 2015   $125k
Oct 2015   $139k
Nov 2015   $146k
Dec 2015   $147k
Jan 2016   $141k
Feb 2016   $149k
Mar 2016   $164k
Apr 2016   $172k
May 2016  $178k
Jun 2016   $183k
Jul 2016    $193k
Aug 2016   $197k
Sep 2016   $201k
Oct 2016   $199k

Nov 2016  $218k

Woah. Even though half of that increase is from a small windfall, it's still shocking to see quite the jump.
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #606 on: November 30, 2016, 11:24:43 PM »
November: $141,518.64. Up $2,621.73.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #607 on: December 01, 2016, 04:54:00 AM »

Up to 109k thru October 31. It blows my mind that it is possible to improve net worth by $9k in 3 months.

Probably going to fall a bit this month, as there is an outstanding check for $6k. Bought a new car. The timing belt in my old car broke, and that did all the engine damage that can do. (Did you know that 2010 Hyundai Accents have timing belts? Well I didn't. Now I do.) It had 155k miles, and the repair would have been more than the car was worth. Sucks--that thing was a damn champ. I didn't put a dollar for repairs into that car, just maintenance. I was saving for a potential car purchase anyways, so I figured now was time--155k miles on a car that needs a repair more expensive than the car itself. I actually got another 2010 Accent, but this one only had $38k miles. $5900--and had enough in cash to just buy the thing outright. Emergency fund FTW!

Small drop, but not nearly as bad as it could have been. $107,889

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #608 on: December 01, 2016, 05:11:38 AM »
1/31/16 - $101,376.00
3/1/2016 - $102,990.00
4/1/2016 - $116,749.00
5/1/2016 - $119,487.00
6/1/2016 - $126,469.00
7/1/2016 - $130,494.00
8/1/2016 - $137,029.00
9/1/2016 - $137,784.00
10/1/2016 - $138,994.00
11/1/2016 - $142,793.00

12/1/2016 - $145,877.00

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #609 on: December 01, 2016, 07:40:12 AM »
Including home equity (based on a recent appraisal)
10/1/2016: $208,626.09
11/1/2016: $210,098.56 
12/1/2016: $217,736.25 

Excluding home equity
10/1/2016: $98,680.19
11/1/2016: $99,290.31   
12/1/2016: $106,063.24 

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #610 on: December 01, 2016, 07:47:42 AM »
4/1: $100,869
5/1: $104,268
6/1: $107,087
7/1: $112,489
8/1: $118,328
9/1: $120,838

Three month update:

10/1: $124,626
11/1: $126,949
12/1: $132,846

Closing in on $150,000!

This year I will have, for the first time, maxed out my 401(k) contribution!! I am ecstatic about that. Next year I should be able to do the same, too.
« Last Edit: December 01, 2016, 07:49:32 AM by mrteacher »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #611 on: December 01, 2016, 08:38:15 AM »
It looks like I skipped this last month.  Whoops!  So, end of November against end of September

Assets
401(K): $100,785 $100,950 Maxed in June, so this is just (meh) returns.
Roth IRA: $25,070 $25,586 Maxed in January. 
Taxable Brokerage: $62,354 $71,029 I am throwing money (4K/monthly) at this now that my 401K is funded and my savings is being replenished. I am also starting to invest a bit more in VGTSX to shift to a bit more international exposure.
Savings: $7,510 $8,661 This is being rebuilt, but not at 3K monthly like I hoped, because my HELOC jumped in rate and I think it makes sense to throw money there.  I'm due with our first child in four weeks, so this will probably get wiped...
Total = $195,719 $206,226

Liabilities

401(K) loan: ($13,439) ($10,400)  I'm guessing on this because my 11/30 payment isn't reflected yet. 
HELOC: ($31,015) ($27,980)  Rate jumped in June from 3.49 to 5.49, so I am now throwing some more money at this.  It's probably ~4% with my tax rate.  I might do better in the market, but I'll take this small hedge, since it's a floating rate and it's secured by my residence.
Total = ($44,454) ($38,380)

Net worth = $151,265 $167,846  Up about 16K over the last two months, which is okay.  I am getting my bonus (and two more paychecks) this year, so I'm hoping I'll be at 210K by year's end.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #612 on: December 01, 2016, 10:57:49 AM »
October: $151,742.
November: $155,076

Haven't included any of hubby's numbers yet because I have been so busy. Plus I kind of like knowing how I am doing on the journey with just what I am saving. We won't hit our savings goals this year but I have to remind myself we paid off $8k in medical bills in about 12 months so that alone is an accomplishment. And this is the first year I have contributed the max to my 401k and IRA.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #613 on: December 01, 2016, 12:37:28 PM »
2015
Jan 1st: 98,437.97
Feb 1st: $96,898.03
Mar 1st: $103,345.54
Apr 1st: $103,819.64
May 1st $105,766.12
Jun 1st $106,565.54
Jul 1st: $105,252.33
Aug 1st: $106,267.37
Sept 1st: $99,122.12
Oct 1st: $99,291.91
Nov 1st: $105,204.00
Dec 1st : $107,535.51

2016
Jan 1st:$104,592.84
Feb 1st: $99,467.66
March 1st:$101, 189.11
April 1st: $107,119.81
May 1st: $107,369.22 
June 1st: $110,836.03  my contributions went up this month to 10%
July 1st: $112,327.7
Aug 1st: $116,833.52  upped contributions to 10.5%
Sept 1st: $118,564.37
Oct 1st   $229,717.00 Paid off the condo this month :) and included as an asset going forth.
Nov 1st  $232,973 upped contributions again this month 21.5%- next month will be 30% :)
Dec 1st $237,953.93   

I just looked at my contributions for the year- we are nowhere near the 18k, more like 4k. Next year will be SO different. :)
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #614 on: December 01, 2016, 06:13:19 PM »
9/1/16: $217,000
10/1/16: $220,000
11/1/16: $232,000
12/1/16: $234,500

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #615 on: December 02, 2016, 08:22:51 AM »
Oct 2016   $129,441.04
Nov 2016  $135,152.36

Had a great November with a bonus!

Nice!

Hello! I just graduated from the 100k board on Oct- 31st I thought I would mosey over here.

Welcome marcela!

Joining the club, using investment accounts only.
Nov 2016: $152k

Welcome motiv8ed!

Hello everyone! I just tipped over into six figures on Monday so I'm here to join you all in doubling my money and then some!

Welcome to the party, Slinky!

Joining up.

Dec 2016: 105K

Welcome jezebel!



I had a pretty good month despite getting some suits made in Thailand and booking another trip out there in June :-)
Up $4,290.97 or 3.5% to $128,843.42 - should hit my soft target of $130k for the year but maybe not my reach of $136k.


Feel free to join some of us in tracking your progress here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit?usp=drive_web

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #616 on: December 02, 2016, 09:01:58 AM »
Code: [Select]
2016-08-01: $101,832.52
2016-09-01: $107,135.16
2016-10-01: $112,708.63
2016-11-01: $113,957.04
2016-12-01: $118,681.95

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #617 on: December 02, 2016, 09:07:26 AM »
Just the stash
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Dec 2016 - $101,670.70


Here's my official start. I'm up ~$1,300 in the week since I popped into this thread! That's from the $1k I used to open up my very first taxable investment account and the half of a 401k contribution that the market didn't eat.
« Last Edit: December 09, 2016, 11:50:11 AM by Slinky »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #618 on: December 02, 2016, 09:18:29 AM »
Joining in, though I expect to get knocked down pretty hard in a year or so when I buy my first house. First the history

2014-1-1: $60k
2015-1-1: $92k
2016-1-1: $125k

Mustaching harder lately.

2016-12-2: $187,320


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #619 on: December 02, 2016, 10:15:23 AM »
Joining in, though I expect to get knocked down pretty hard in a year or so when I buy my first house. First the history

2014-1-1: $60k
2015-1-1: $92k
2016-1-1: $125k

Mustaching harder lately.

2016-12-2: $187,320

You're killing it!

But you don't have to get "knocked down," at least on this thread, when you buy your new home. I, and many others, include all assets, including home equity, in their net worth calculation. Now I include a very low number for household goods, because if I was forced to liquidate, I'd probably get 10 cents or 20 cents on the dollar, but with a home, I think it is fair to include the equity at fair market value.


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #620 on: December 02, 2016, 11:46:10 AM »
Was at about $185k start of the year (guesstimate because I wasn't tracking it back then!) and currently at $246,585.30(ish). Hoping to clear $250k before the end of the year.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #621 on: December 02, 2016, 12:00:06 PM »
Was at about $185k start of the year (guesstimate because I wasn't tracking it back then!) and currently at $246,585.30(ish). Hoping to clear $250k before the end of the year.

Nice work!

Joining in, though I expect to get knocked down pretty hard in a year or so when I buy my first house. First the history

2014-1-1: $60k
2015-1-1: $92k
2016-1-1: $125k

Mustaching harder lately.

2016-12-2: $187,320

You're killing it!

But you don't have to get "knocked down," at least on this thread, when you buy your new home. I, and many others, include all assets, including home equity, in their net worth calculation. Now I include a very low number for household goods, because if I was forced to liquidate, I'd probably get 10 cents or 20 cents on the dollar, but with a home, I think it is fair to include the equity at fair market value.

Thanks Nick! I suppose I should probably count the assets for my consulting business and all as well as the cars and stuff,  but that's a whole 'nother spreadsheet of fun. Next update I'll consider including those. I was also debating whether to include invoices that have yet to be collected, but I'll wait on those until I can see the money in the account, it's easier than adjusting later if I have issues with a client.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #622 on: December 03, 2016, 06:51:11 PM »
July             $98,467.26     +$5,148.77
August     $104,622.34     +$6,155.08
October     $109,535.81     +$4,913.47
November  $113,963.46     +$4,427.65
December  $119,134.90       +$5,171.44

left foot, right foot, left foot, right foot...marching on....

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #623 on: December 06, 2016, 12:57:21 PM »
Just hit $200k liquid assets, woohoo!!!!!!!



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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #624 on: December 06, 2016, 07:31:05 PM »
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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #625 on: December 06, 2016, 08:08:32 PM »
Just hit $200k liquid assets, woohoo!!!!!!!
Nice, congrats!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #626 on: December 06, 2016, 10:09:45 PM »
Just hit $200k liquid assets, woohoo!!!!!!!
Nice, congrats!

Thanks!  It's weird, there's some psychological hump that hitting $200k has helped me over.  It was like "Meh, $150k not a big deal".  But $200k?  Big deal!  At least to me.  It's only $50k more, but damn it feels so freaking satisfying.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #627 on: December 07, 2016, 05:15:35 AM »
Just hit $200k liquid assets, woohoo!!!!!!!
Nice, congrats!

Thanks!  It's weird, there's some psychological hump that hitting $200k has helped me over.  It was like "Meh, $150k not a big deal".  But $200k?  Big deal!  At least to me.  It's only $50k more, but damn it feels so freaking satisfying.
I think it's a big deal. And in another 50k, you get to say "quarter mil" - I have a feeling that's going to be very satisfying when we get there :-)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #628 on: December 07, 2016, 10:32:43 AM »
I think it's a big deal. And in another 50k, you get to say "quarter mil" - I have a feeling that's going to be very satisfying when we get there :-)

That might happen for us in the next couple of weeks - my wife is in the process of moving her defined-benefit pension from her former employer and rolling it to a traditional IRA, it's a $72k payout.  So $250k might come VERY quickly :)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #629 on: December 07, 2016, 01:08:34 PM »
July             $98,467.26     +$5,148.77
August     $104,622.34     +$6,155.08
October     $109,535.81     +$4,913.47
November  $113,963.46     +$4,427.65
December  $119,134.90       +$5,171.44

left foot, right foot, left foot, right foot...marching on....

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2016-08-01: $101,832.52 -- $104,622.34
2016-09-01: $107,135.16 --
2016-10-01: $112,708.63 -- $109,535.81
2016-11-01: $113,957.04 -- $113,963.46
2016-12-01: $118,681.95 -- $119,134.90

You and I are pretty much in lock-step! I have a bit more cash than usual in my checking account at the moment (not included in my reported figures) that I'll front-load into my IRA early next year, but would be neat to see us both make a steady progress up to $250,000 together :).

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #630 on: December 08, 2016, 06:37:26 PM »
I'll qualify my date format as YYYY-MM-DD.

2016-08-17   102
2016-10-01   110
2016-12-09   135

It's getting there slowly but surely.
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #631 on: December 09, 2016, 12:40:19 PM »
Also graduating from the race to 100k thread....


Investments only, end of month:
Jan15 CHF 49,805
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Jan16 CHF 78,098
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Nov16 CHF 106,096


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #632 on: December 11, 2016, 09:01:53 AM »
I missed October (did not have a chance to number crunch), so adding the last 2 months:

September$207,022.02
October$229,254.61
November$253,036.10

I know my number for November will drop by about 10k(?) as we figure out year end and annual taxes, just have not been able to figure it out yet.

Looks like our current contract will now extend through January, although I think it will start slowing down. This is a good thing; it really helped us increase our net worth quickly, but we need a break. Should definitely be at $250K by end of the year.

I agree with @tyort1 and @tarheeldan ... very satisfying!

Very motivating to follow everyone else's progress, congratulations on the journey.

I've attached a graph again.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #633 on: December 11, 2016, 09:06:21 AM »
Hey all, I've graduated from this thread, but may be joining again soon.
I calculate net worth wonky (most would read: wrong) but I only use invested assets, and not equity.  I am purchasing a piece of cash flow investment real estate in the coming months and closing should be February.  This will incur a cash outlay of 110k.  So I'll see y'all soon.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #634 on: December 11, 2016, 11:37:08 AM »
I never participated in this thread before, but I have been following it and actively working to achieve this milestone since I first reached $100K in savings/investments back around January 2014, just prior to my 26th birthday.  Although I have been working and saving since I was 18 years old, I didn't start investing until 2013 at the age of 25, shortly after I began my new career in the private sector.

As of this week, my investment portfolio has finally exceeded $250,000 in value.  Attached is a screenshot of my investments since I began tracking them via Personal Capital in October 2014.  This figure does not include real estate, savings or property assets.  My net worth is currently about $280,000.  I will turn 29 at the end of next month.  Thanks to everyone here for the inspiration along the way!  Now the journey to $500K begins.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #635 on: December 12, 2016, 11:12:37 AM »
I'm a little confused about how and why people calculate net worth so differently in this thread. I know it's allowed, and I'm not talking about anyone in particular. I just thought the idea of this thread was to gather people in similar financial situations.

But obviously a person with $200,000 in true net worth (all assets minus all liabilities) is waaaaaay behind a person with $200,000 in investments, $25,000 in cash, and $125,000 in real estate equity.

I guess I'm just saying, that to me, such a huge spread chips away at any perceived solidarity or any kind of "we're all in the same place" vibe.

Yes I am nit-picking I suppose.


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #636 on: December 12, 2016, 11:14:49 AM »

I guess I'm just saying, that to me, such a huge spread chips away at any perceived solidarity or any kind of "we're all in the same place" vibe.

Yes I am nit-picking I suppose.

Well we don't segregate based on COL or family situation, either.  a 20-something DINK couple with 500K is doing much better than a 50-something couple with four kids with 500K, no?

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« Reply #637 on: December 12, 2016, 09:42:35 PM »
I'm a little confused about how and why people calculate net worth so differently in this thread. I know it's allowed, and I'm not talking about anyone in particular. I just thought the idea of this thread was to gather people in similar financial situations.

But obviously a person with $200,000 in true net worth (all assets minus all liabilities) is waaaaaay behind a person with $200,000 in investments, $25,000 in cash, and $125,000 in real estate equity.

I guess I'm just saying, that to me, such a huge spread chips away at any perceived solidarity or any kind of "we're all in the same place" vibe.

Yes I am nit-picking I suppose.

I read a little bit of your journal, hilarious!  Nick miller is definitely my fav. char on New Girl.  I think you were referring to my post when you mentioned all the different ways to calc net worth.  In that case, I can only say: there's something really creepy about you, pal.  You wanna get weird, let's get weird.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #638 on: December 13, 2016, 10:55:58 AM »
I'm a little confused about how and why people calculate net worth so differently in this thread. I know it's allowed, and I'm not talking about anyone in particular. I just thought the idea of this thread was to gather people in similar financial situations.

But obviously a person with $200,000 in true net worth (all assets minus all liabilities) is waaaaaay behind a person with $200,000 in investments, $25,000 in cash, and $125,000 in real estate equity.

I guess I'm just saying, that to me, such a huge spread chips away at any perceived solidarity or any kind of "we're all in the same place" vibe.

Yes I am nit-picking I suppose.

I read a little bit of your journal, hilarious!  Nick miller is definitely my fav. char on New Girl.  I think you were referring to my post when you mentioned all the different ways to calc net worth.  In that case, I can only say: there's something really creepy about you, pal.  You wanna get weird, let's get weird.

Haha! That was the best possible response! I need to catch up on New Girl and definitely plan to do that over the holidays.

And you're both right - there's no way to control for exact situations. I just see some folks in this thread who are waaaaay ahead of me and I think "Damnit, I just want to go to my room and do weird stuff on my computer."


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #639 on: December 13, 2016, 11:20:59 AM »
Also graduating from the race to 100k thread....

Welcome!

September$207,022.02
October$229,254.61
November$253,036.10

Congratulations, quarter millionaire :-)

As of this week, my investment portfolio has finally exceeded $250,000 in value.

Congratulations!!!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #640 on: December 17, 2016, 09:10:09 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

Up $58,186.39 for the year! I'll take that! If we can repeat that in 2017, we'd be in the $200,000 NW neighborhood. So my goal is to graduate from this thread in 2 years.  We are moving next year, and that will obviously cause some additional expenses, BUT we should be getting a decent-sized tax return in the spring (that we usually don't get) that might entirely fund one of our IRAs for the year, so that would jump start our savings, so maybe it will all balance out.


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #641 on: December 18, 2016, 09:30:48 PM »
I would love to join the thread! I'm a new Mustachian and this is awesome! I'm currently cash flowing an MBA so I don't think I'll get the gains like many of people on this thread but love reading about your awesome progress!

8/19/16: $117,147
9/16/16: $118,664
10/21/16: $120,340
$11/16/16: $123,274
12/14/16: $131,102

I'm hoping to get to $250k at the end of 30.

Thanks for all the inspiration!
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #642 on: December 18, 2016, 10:04:31 PM »
November 93,000
December 99,000
Jan 2017: 105,002 NW

I hope no one minds if I join 2 weeks early?

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #643 on: December 19, 2016, 07:05:09 AM »
I would love to join the thread! I'm a new Mustachian and this is awesome! I'm currently cash flowing an MBA so I don't think I'll get the gains like many of people on this thread but love reading about your awesome progress!

8/19/16: $117,147
9/16/16: $118,664
10/21/16: $120,340
$11/16/16: $123,274
12/14/16: $131,102

I'm hoping to get to $250k at the end of 30.

Thanks for all the inspiration!

I am also cash flowing a graduate degree. It looks like you are doing great while paying all those extra costs. Keep up the good work!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #644 on: December 19, 2016, 07:43:25 AM »
Aug 2016      $104,410.00
Sept 2016    $106,084.00   
Oct 2016       $107,559.00
Nov 2016      $103,227.00
Dec 2016      $107,460.00

Posting now because my "last paycheck" of 2016 will actually hit my bank account in January so this will be my last bit of income this calendar year.  I miscalculated my TSP and HSA contributions and will be slightly under the IRS cap on both... That's annoying but in the grand scheme of things doesn't actually matter too much. This is also my last NW update before getting married in January, which will add some debt and assets to the mix :)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #645 on: December 29, 2016, 02:42:03 PM »
Posting my end-of-year update:

401K: 90,123.76
Roth: 46,794.42
E-fund: 9,508.77
Total: 146,426.95

I started posting in this thread in June, when my total was $124,660.90. So, my net worth has increased by $21,766.05 in 6 months. Holy crap!

For perspective, that increase amount is more than I used to bring home in an entire year, at my last job.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #646 on: December 30, 2016, 04:30:08 AM »
Investments

Nov 2016: $152,000
Dec 2016: $160,007.61

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #647 on: December 30, 2016, 06:11:02 AM »
I don't know when we'll get to $250,000 because my husband just lost his job and wants to adjunct for a bit for the experience before applying to tenure track jobs but we just passed $100,000 so I want to join.  Slow but steady for me right now.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #648 on: December 30, 2016, 08:24:31 AM »
Retirement only, does not include real estate or cash savings. :

January 2015: $98,619

January 2016: $101,235
December 2016: $140,779

Total NW including real estate and cash savings: $269,089. I know the total NW is over $250k but I'm focused on retirement savings only for this challenge. Happy New Year!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #649 on: December 30, 2016, 09:07:00 AM »
Investments only, end of month:
Jan15 CHF 49,805
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Jan16 CHF 78,098
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Nov16 CHF 106,096
Dec16 CHF 103,554