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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #650 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 #651 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 #652 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 #653 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 #654 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 #655 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 #656 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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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #657 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 #658 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 #659 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 #660 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 #661 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 #662 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 #663 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 #664 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 #665 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 #666 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 #667 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 #668 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 #669 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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #670 on: December 30, 2016, 12:15:35 PM »
Code: [Select]
August 2015 $248,737.62 -$143,484.78 $105,252.84
September 2015 $249,761.04 -$159,507.25 $90,253.79
October 2015 $266,557.35 -$151,064.75 $115,492.60
November 2015 $271,201.85 -$150,368.41 $120,833.44
December 2015 $271,845.32 -$148,613.59 $123,231.73
Code: [Select]
January 2016 $272,798.52 -$148,222.89 $124,575.63
February 2016 $279,454.78 -$145,555.38 $133,899.40
March 2016 $292,126.61 -$145,803.30 $146,323.31
April 2016 $296,708.77 -$145,223.65 $153,621.56 (now including HSA)
May 2016        $302,220.28     -$144,314.68    $157,905.60
June 2016       $297,865.13     -$130,027.21    $167,837.92
July 2016       $300,335.43     -$129,034.70    $174,400.90
August 2016     $303,784.69     -$127,309.21    $176,475.48
September 2016  $304,374.41     -$124,141.38    $180,233.03
October 2016    $304,191.78     -$123,292.88    $180,898.90
November 2016   $317,059.14     -$130,935.47    $186,123.67
December 2016   $324,677.65     -$130,895.49    $193,782.16

NW is up $70,550 in a year! That's crazy, considering that's about the same as my net pay and 401k contributions (combined) for the entire year!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #671 on: December 30, 2016, 04:15:18 PM »
Finished 2016 with $130200 in investments.

Cheers you all. Happy new year.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #672 on: December 30, 2016, 05:40:50 PM »
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
I first I thought "you're rich!" and then I looked up the CHF and apparently it is not as strong as I had thought, so really you are more like me :-).

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #673 on: December 30, 2016, 05:53:35 PM »
Q4 update: it seems too slow, I thought it would be going faster.

Quarter    "Liquid"       Liquid + R.E.     %Bonds/Cash
Q3 2016:  $112,200     $165,800        19%
Q4 2016:  $124,300     $178,500        22%

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #674 on: December 30, 2016, 06:23:24 PM »
Q4 update: it seems too slow, I thought it would be going faster.

Quarter    "Liquid"       Liquid + R.E.     %Bonds/Cash
Q3 2016:  $112,200     $165,800        19%
Q4 2016:  $124,300     $178,500        22%

Up $48k/yr liquid looks pretty damn good to me!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #675 on: December 30, 2016, 06:42:31 PM »
I'll race ya!

My networth for the end of December 2016 is: $103,491, just over the $100k threshold.

I'm not exactly sure when we'll hit $250k since I've just started keeping track of net worth earlier this month.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #676 on: December 30, 2016, 06:46:56 PM »
1/1/2016: $93,782
2/1: $91,959
3/1: $93,145
4/1: $100,869
5/1: $104,268
6/1: $107,087
7/1: $112,489
8/1: $118,328
9/1: $120,838
10/1: $124,626
11/1: $126,949
12/1: $132,846
12/30/16: $141,336

2016 was a great financial year. I maxed my 401k (first time!) and Roth IRA (4th year in a row!). Increased NW by just under $48,000 on a salary of roughly $70,000. Exciting!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #677 on: December 30, 2016, 07:05:28 PM »
1/1/2016: $93,782
2/1: $91,959
3/1: $93,145
4/1: $100,869
5/1: $104,268
6/1: $107,087
7/1: $112,489
8/1: $118,328
9/1: $120,838
10/1: $124,626
11/1: $126,949
12/1: $132,846
12/30/16: $141,336

2016 was a great financial year. I maxed my 401k (first time!) and Roth IRA (4th year in a row!). Increased NW by just under $48,000 on a salary of roughly $70,000. Exciting!

Awesome! It's amazing how much faster things progress than you might otherwise expect, isn't it?

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #678 on: December 30, 2016, 07:07:49 PM »
1/1/2016: $93,782
2/1: $91,959
3/1: $93,145
4/1: $100,869
5/1: $104,268
6/1: $107,087
7/1: $112,489
8/1: $118,328
9/1: $120,838
10/1: $124,626
11/1: $126,949
12/1: $132,846
12/30/16: $141,336

2016 was a great financial year. I maxed my 401k (first time!) and Roth IRA (4th year in a row!). Increased NW by just under $48,000 on a salary of roughly $70,000. Exciting!

Awesome! It's amazing how much faster things progress than you might otherwise expect, isn't it?

It really is amazing. I keep looking at the numbers and shaking my head in disbelief!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #679 on: December 30, 2016, 07:08:11 PM »
Q4 update: it seems too slow, I thought it would be going faster.

Quarter    "Liquid"       Liquid + R.E.     %Bonds/Cash
Q3 2016:  $112,200     $165,800        19%
Q4 2016:  $124,300     $178,500        22%

Up $48k/yr liquid looks pretty damn good to me!
I thought I would be doing 54k per year 8-), I need to stop slacking. Gotta be more like you.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #680 on: December 30, 2016, 08:45:21 PM »
Passed the half way mark this month!

$179,734

There's a slight chance I'll finish the race by this time next year depending on how the market does.

I track over on the google doc (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit#gid=0)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #681 on: December 30, 2016, 09:54:11 PM »
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.
That sucks, at least financially. My wife will be in school for at least 3.5 more years, and is thinking of even more, so I am handicapped too. You can race me!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #682 on: December 30, 2016, 11:51:12 PM »
1/1/2016: $93,782
2/1: $91,959
3/1: $93,145
4/1: $100,869
5/1: $104,268
6/1: $107,087
7/1: $112,489
8/1: $118,328
9/1: $120,838
10/1: $124,626
11/1: $126,949
12/1: $132,846
12/30/16: $141,336

2016 was a great financial year. I maxed my 401k (first time!) and Roth IRA (4th year in a row!). Increased NW by just under $48,000 on a salary of roughly $70,000. Exciting!

Great stuff! Very efficient!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #683 on: December 31, 2016, 12:01:51 AM »
December: Up 5,071.26 to 146,589.90. Up 56,093 for the year.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #684 on: December 31, 2016, 12:07:39 AM »
 6/30/2015   --  $105,555 (started tracking)
12/31/2015  --  $128,674
12/31/2016  --  $155,487

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #685 on: December 31, 2016, 12:23:35 AM »
Apparently I forgot to do the numbers for November, so here it goes:

This months numbers:
May 2015:  $100,323.89
June 2015: $106,433.29
July 2015: $114,450.69
August 2015: $118,018.27
September 2015: $121,664.35
October 2015: $132,652.87
November 2015: $138,272.53
December 2015: $144,824.70
January 2016: $149,731.88
February 2016: $159,138.30
March 2016: $172,089.61
April 2016: $177,924.11
May 2016: $182,266.37
June 2016: $195,382.39
July 2016: $207,370.73
August 2016: $210,598.32
September 2016: $211,858.91
October 2016: $217,642.90
November 2016: $219,133.69
December 2016: $195,225.97

The $24k drop is due to selling our home and various moving and living expenses incurred these past couple months.  House closed on 12/29 and funds were wired in 12/30.  I promptly filled up the tank on our IRA's and HSA's, reducing our taxable income to $0.  There should be a $2k return once we get all the documents in and file.

The rest of the proceeds from the sale we are debating over using Betterment or choosing our own Vanguard funds, and leaving about a year of expenses in our account.  By a weird coincidence even though we just moved out of country I got a job back in the States and will be temporarily moving back.  Not sure for how long, but it will be an interesting time.  We estimate being able to save at a rate of around $3000/mo, plus whatever the market brings us.  Might not be too far fetched to cross the quarter mill mark by the end of 2017.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #686 on: December 31, 2016, 10:52:59 AM »
9/1/16: $217,000
10/1/16: $220,000
11/1/16: $232,000
12/1/16: $234,500
1/1/17: $238,500

Happy New Year, everyone! :)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #687 on: December 31, 2016, 03:42:39 PM »
November: $155,076
December 16: $161,960

I am really happy with this number. Over the holidays I have been working on a few things to help save even more next year too. Happy new year everyone!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #688 on: January 01, 2017, 12:14:46 PM »
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May-16   $177,354.00
Jun-16   $183,866.00
Jul-16   $195,548.00
Aug-16   $204,734.00

Time to update!
Sep-16   $212,181.00
Oct-16   $209,160.00 (Mortgage refi from 30/3.625% to 15/2.5%)
Nov-16   $218,918.00
Dec-16   $227,348.00

With bonus season coming, hopefully by end of February I'll be moving on to the next phase.

Happy new year, all.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #689 on: January 01, 2017, 04:48:42 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

Dec 2016  $222k


Wow. What a year.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #690 on: January 01, 2017, 05:08:04 PM »

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

Up to 112k. Here's everything from when I started tracking this, back to the end of February 2016 (including investments, cash, home equity, debt, and mortgage):

Feb 29: $79,516.82
March 31: $83,734.70
April 30: $87,137.39
May 31: $89,555.65
June 30: $93,641.14
July 31: $101,134.66
Aug 31: $104,093.75
Sept 30: $105,485.80
Oct 31: $109,245.15
Nov 30: $107,889.49
Dec 31: $112,056.39

Discovered MMM April or May. $32k gain in less than a year! It would be cool to go up $50k in 2017, but it will be a challenge with my first baby coming in April.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #691 on: January 01, 2017, 08:13:17 PM »

Including home equity
10/1/2016: $208,626.09
11/1/2016: $210,098.56 
12/1/2016: $217,736.25 
1/1/2017:   $222,287.69

Excluding home equity
10/1/2016: $98,680.19
11/1/2016: $99,290.31   
12/1/2016: $106,063.24
1/1/2017:   $109,785.78

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #692 on: January 02, 2017, 01:43:55 AM »
December against November 2016.

Assets
401(K): $100,950 $102,231 Maxed in June, so this is just returns.  I've set up my contributions so I'll be maxed by probably the second paycheck in April this year, which is nice.
Roth IRA: $25,586 $26,083 Maxed last January, I should contribute my 2017 $5,500 this week.
Taxable Brokerage: $71,029 $109,640 Up nearly 40K.  This is mostly my annual bonus money.  Going out on maternity leave whenever this stupid baby comes out of me, so this will slow down soon.
Savings: $8,661 $18,478 This is the rest of my bonus.  $5,500 will be for the IRA shortly.  Assuming a bunch of this will be wiped in the next few months.  We'll see.
Total = $206,226 $256,432

Liabilities

401(K) loan: ($10,400) ($9,650)  Not in a particular hurry to pay this off.  I think it will be paid off in August of this year. 
HELOC: ($27,980) ($25,227)  I just threw a little extra at this from my bonus.  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 = ($38,380) ($34,877)

Net worth = $167,846 $221,555  I am up a LOT this month thanks to my annual bonus.  Pausing/slowing the stashing with a newborn on the way, but I feel pretty good about my progress for my first year of mustachianism.

ETA: When I joined this thread in May, I had $159,778 in assets and $55,737 in liabilities, for a net worth of $104,041.  I wrote "My goal for the year is to get to about $160,000, which I think is doable given the principal I'll pay off and amount I'll invest with my year-end bonus."  I came in 60K over my goal!

I'm uncertain about when I'll age out of this thread given the kid/maternity leave, but April is probably reasonable.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2017, 01:48:50 AM by onlykelsey »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #693 on: January 02, 2017, 07:09:49 AM »
Nov. 1 2015:  $101,701.11 --- gain of $8,228.48
Dec 1 2015:  $106,488.64 --- gain of $4,787.53
Jan. 1 2016:  $107,709.77 --- gain of $1,221.14
Feb. 1 2016:  $106,318.40 --- loss of $1,402.91
Mar. 1 2016:  $108,550.55 --- gain of $2,232.15
Apr. 1 2016:  $115,724.63 --- gain of $7,174.08  woohoo market swing up!
May 1 2016:  $119,946.35 --- gain of $4,221.72
June 1 2016:  $125,160.93 --- gain of $5,214.58
July 1 2016:  $127,094.93 --- gain of $1,934.00
August 1 2016:  $133,039.69 --- gain of $5,944.76
September 1 2016:  $136,465.21 --- gain of $3,425.52
October 1 2016:  $140,391.81 --- gain of $3,926.60
November 1 2016:  $145,497.13 --- gain of $5,105.32
December 1 2016:  $149,771.11 -- gain of  $3,732.60
January 1 2017:  $153,948.79 -- gain of $4,177.68

February 1 2017:  $163,262.29 -- gain of $9,313.60   We were reimbursed for some canceled travel plans, plus our Christmas bonuses went into the savings account in January to reflect in this number.  Big month!
« Last Edit: February 12, 2017, 06:29:49 AM by Apples »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #694 on: January 02, 2017, 07:58:24 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
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #695 on: January 02, 2017, 08:24:58 AM »
Jan 1,2015- $111,500
July 1,2015- $112,000
Jan 1,2016- $131,900
July 1,2016- $156,400
Aug 1,2016- $159,000
Sept 1, 2016- $162,000
Oct 1, 2016- $164,100
Nov 1,2016-$162,200
Dec 1,2016-$166,900
Jan 1,2017-$174,700

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #696 on: January 02, 2017, 09:03:49 AM »
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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #697 on: January 02, 2017, 09:14:09 AM »
End Q4 2016: $146,500

Just over 100k to go!
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #698 on: January 02, 2017, 10:44:09 AM »
Woohoo! Finally joining this thread!!

Only including IRAs, 401(k) and HSAs.
Jan 1, 2016 - $81,396
Oct 1, 2016 - $122,943

It took me about 7.5 years to reach $100K, which was achieved around May 2016. I am setting a goal of $250K by Jan 2019.

Dec 31, 2016 - $128,893 mostly returns and a bit of 401k contribution.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #699 on: January 02, 2017, 12:56:02 PM »
Dec. 31 2016: $125,024
Dec. 31 2015: $87,324

What?!  This is awesome!  $10,000 of that is probably real estate appreciation, but the other $28,000 is all savings and market. :)  (I earn $38,000 salary, plus whatever I bring in from side gigs.) I hope I can do as well or better next year!