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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1100 on: May 01, 2018, 04:24:33 PM »
Feb 1st - 167,752
Mar 1st - 177,448
Apr 1st - 183,917
May 1st - 189,025
June 1st - 195,189
July 1st - 202,048
Aug 1st - 211,263
Sept 1st - 215,880
Oct 1st - 222,924
Nov 1st - 230,962
Dec 1st - 238,389
Jan 1st - 247,829
Feb 1st - 263,000
Mar 2nd - 254,401
May 1st - 267,000

Missed a month cause I was on vacation in Asia.  Vacation ate some money, but I got my bonus for last year, which wasn't a ton, but I would have hoped it would have made a difference vs being sucked up by market losses.  I miss last year's market.  I thought my last my paycheck would get me across the 270 mark, but then more market fun.
« Last Edit: May 01, 2018, 04:43:59 PM by Mustachio Bashio »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1101 on: May 01, 2018, 04:33:34 PM »
Historic
13-Jul     $0
13-Dec   $6,153
14-Dec   $49,012
15-Dec   $101,290
16-Dec   $179,750
17-Dec   $287,830
This Year
18-Mar   $306,821
This Quarter
18-Apr   $312,149

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1102 on: May 02, 2018, 07:11:51 AM »
Net Worth
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12/31/2015:     $245,147
1/31/2016:       $253,633
2/29/2016:       $265,274
3/31/2016:       $261,821
4/30/2016:       $273,255
5/31/2016:       $279,364
6/30/2016:       $287,929
7/31/2016:       $280,650
8/31/2016:       $292,791
9/30/2016:       $301,263
10/31/2016:     $300,583
11/30/2016:     $307,726
12/31/2016:     $319,285 (+11,559)
1/31/2017:       $326,030 (+6,745)
2/28/2017:       $334,870 (+8,840)
3/31/2017:       $350,826 (+15,956)
4/30/2017:       $353,693 (+2,867)
5/31/2017:       $359,361 (+5,668)
6/30/2017:       $366,395 (+7,034)
7/31/2017:       $371,986 (+5,591)
8/31/2017:       $377,400 (+5,414)
9/30/2017:       $391,019 (+13,619)
10/31/2017:     $395,496 (+4,477)
11/30/2017:     $405,169 (+9,673)
12/31/2017:     $431,163 (+25,994)
1/31/2018:       $429,408 (-1,755)
2/28/2018:       $438,436 (+9,028)
3/31/2018:       $456,239 (+17,803)
4/30/2018:       $458,004 (+1,765)

Liquid + Investments
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11/30/2017$244,302(+$5,973)
12/31/2017$269,821(+$25,519)
1/31/2018$267,190(-$2,631)
2/28/2018$273,837(+$6,647)
3/31/2018$289,294(+$15,457)
4/30/2018$287,707(-$1,587)

Big month for income. Logged dividends (+) and market value changes (-) for the quarter. Relatively low spending and high income made up for a mild negative quarter. However, a lot of cash will go towards 2017 taxes and 2018 Q1 estimated taxes next month.

As expected, not a great month. Paid owed taxes to federal, state and local. Paid quarterly estimated taxes to the same. But spending wasn't bad, and we remained positive! I'm OK with this.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1103 on: May 02, 2018, 09:03:29 AM »
*snip*
I miss last year's market.  I thought my last my paycheck would get me across the 270 mark, but then more market fun.

I don't!  We got lucky with timing and were able to max both rIRAs while stocks were on sale.  I'm hoping things stay kinda flat for a few years actually.
« Last Edit: May 04, 2018, 07:05:24 AM by afuera »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1104 on: May 04, 2018, 04:44:46 AM »
1/17  -  $352,398
1/18  -  $496,807
2/18  -  $484,540
3/18  -  $480,465

4/18 - $484,390

Back to February numbers.  Yea!  Feels good to see an increase after two months of decreases!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1105 on: May 04, 2018, 08:56:35 AM »
June 1, 2017: $349,328
July 1, 2017: $362,675
Aug. 1, 2017: $373,748
Sept. 1, 2017: $378,549 (bought a new house...I know, I know)
Oct. 1, 2017: $389,829
Nov. 1, 2017: $396,444
Dec. 1, 2017: $407,245
Jan. 1, 2018: $412,626
Feb. 1, 2018: $433,521 (investments did well; saved a bit extra)
March 1, 2018: $418,873 (bought furniture; investments got pummeled)
April 1, 2018: $410,875 (more investment losses; zero investing due to taxes)
May 1, 2018:  $439,719 (profit sharing, market gains)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1106 on: May 05, 2018, 04:40:39 PM »
*snip*
I miss last year's market.  I thought my last my paycheck would get me across the 270 mark, but then more market fun.

I don't!  We got lucky with timing and were able to max both rIRAs while stocks were on sale.  I'm hoping things stay kinda flat for a few years actually.

You're totally right, just more fun to see the total going up, though it's for sure nicer to buy stocks at the lower price while accumulating.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1107 on: May 07, 2018, 06:49:26 PM »
Investments only! (I do have a good bit of low rate, long term debt which makes my NW lower)

Sept 17- $257k
Oct 17- $264
Nov 17- $270
Dec 17- $276
Jan 18- $280
Feb 18- $279
Mar 18- $287
April 18- $294

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1108 on: May 10, 2018, 06:57:27 AM »
Net worth not counting house equity (cash and stock funds):

Jan 2017: $305,000
Mar 2017: $340,000
June 2017: $368,000
Dec 2017: $439,000
Apr 2018: $492,000
May 2018: $502,000

Been hovering around 500,000 recently. I am going to officially call this one and graduate to the race to 1,000,000 group. Thanks everyone, it has been fun watching all the progress.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1109 on: May 10, 2018, 12:14:07 PM »
Net worth not counting house equity (cash and stock funds):

Jan 2017: $305,000
Mar 2017: $340,000
June 2017: $368,000
Dec 2017: $439,000
Apr 2018: $492,000
May 2018: $502,000

Been hovering around 500,000 recently. I am going to officially call this one and graduate to the race to 1,000,000 group. Thanks everyone, it has been fun watching all the progress.

Wow, that is some serious progress, congratulations!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1110 on: May 11, 2018, 08:34:03 AM »


August 2017 - $295k
September 2017 - $310k
October 2017 - $314k
November 2017 - $319k
December 2017 - $328k
January 2018 - $336k
February 2018 - $331k
March 2018 - $341k
April 2018 - $345k

May 2018 - $353k

And investment finally crossed the 200k mark,  wheeeee!
« Last Edit: May 12, 2018, 05:26:08 AM by gmdv »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1111 on: May 14, 2018, 06:36:42 AM »
I'll join in (also just tracking investments) :)

1 January 2018   - $295,835.
1 April 2018        - $305,001.

My goal is for $500k Q1 2021. Not setting any records at that pace, but it is what it is.

1 January 2018   - $295,835.
1 April 2018        - $305,001.
1 May 2018        - $316,277.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1112 on: May 15, 2018, 03:07:39 AM »
Jumping in here, hope to get to 500 by July if things go relatively well in the markets.

2018
Jan   398000
Feb   431000
Mar   448000
Apr   462580
May   481501

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1113 on: May 16, 2018, 03:55:22 AM »
well.
Hi there.
I left you guys some time ago when i moved up to the next thread.

then got divorced! Its not good for the net worth.


sooooo here we go again

nov-17 (settlement day for the divorce).
$300K
May-18
$375K

its heading the right way.

that divorce shit is expensive. costs more than money too!!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1114 on: May 28, 2018, 11:42:13 AM »
I'm back!  Although I did change my forum name (Previously FrozenBits).


Holy shit a lot has happened over the last 6 months.  We went to one income for my job change and then moved down to Washington.  Then I learned that I hated the new job, mostly because of the type of work I was doing and working remotely 100% of the time.  Turns out I like being around people.

Ended up getting another job that has been amazing so far.  Great work and great people but it's a 3-4 hour daily commute.  Then my wife got a job within 10 miles of where I work and her commute ended up being 4-5 hours a day.  We just got under contract on a house that's about 6 bikeable miles away from my job and a much easier 16-mile commute for my wife.  Between the two of us, our commutes should go from 7-8 hours a day to 1-2 hours a day.

After the job changes, our base salaries are up about 21% between the two of us but our housing costs drastically increased as well.  It came down to paying more for a house close to work in an area we love vs housing that was 30% cheaper and keeping the commute.  In the end, we believe the quality of life improvement will be worth the cost.

Going forward we are going to shoot for a savings rate of 20-40% while working to get our salaries as high as possible over the next several years.  We are both at fairly entry-level positions so we believe there is really good opportunity for salary growth.



End Of
2014-Q1:                $55,471
2014-Q2:                $78,319            (+22,848)
2014-Q3:                $84,251            (+5,932)
2014-Q4:                $106,801          (+22,550)
2015-Q1:                $126,464          (+19,663)
2015-Q2:                $145,996          (+19,532)
2015-Q3:                $151,957          (+5,961)
2015-Q4:                $203,486          (+51,529)
2016-Q1:                $217,931          (+14,445)
2016-Q2:                $233,784          (+15,853)
2016-Q3:                $255,000          (+21,216)
2016-Q4:                $276,375          (+21,375)
2017-Q1:                $306,936          (+30,561)
2017-Q2:                $332,258          (+25,319)
2017-Q3:                $366,219          (+33,961)
2017-Q4:                $368,051          (+1,832)
2018-Q1:                $375,665          (+7,614)


Current:                  $390,476          (+14,811)


Glad to be back!





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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1115 on: May 30, 2018, 02:24:43 AM »
Joining into this race a bit late but starting now is
5/2018: 450,400$
Should hit 500k before xmas.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1116 on: May 30, 2018, 05:09:57 PM »
Jun-16   $127,393.29
Sep-16   $152,642.65
Dec-16   $176,836.15
Mar-17   $204,673.44
Jun-17   $213,133.82
Sep-17   $208,244.34
Dec-17   $231,468.96
Mar-18   $252,633.43
Mar-18   $249550-INV  $381297 - NW ---> fell below 250K, what a rollercoaster this year has been!
Apr-18   $252,693 - INV $385,040 - NW
May-18  $263,950 - INV $396,500 - NW
« Last Edit: May 30, 2018, 08:45:32 PM by achvfi »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1117 on: May 31, 2018, 07:51:49 AM »
Apr-17   255,900
May-17  263,800
Jun-17   268,100
Jul-17    273,100
Aug-17  276,800
Sep-17  284,500
Oct-17   292,100
Nov-17  302,000
Dec-17  309,500
Jan-18  318,100
Feb-18  321,800
Mar-18  313,540
Apr-18  322,810
May-18 328,600
« Last Edit: May 31, 2018, 07:54:18 AM by facepalm »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1118 on: May 31, 2018, 09:28:00 AM »
Net Worth
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12/31/2015:     $245,147
1/31/2016:       $253,633
2/29/2016:       $265,274
3/31/2016:       $261,821
4/30/2016:       $273,255
5/31/2016:       $279,364
6/30/2016:       $287,929
7/31/2016:       $280,650
8/31/2016:       $292,791
9/30/2016:       $301,263
10/31/2016:     $300,583
11/30/2016:     $307,726
12/31/2016:     $319,285 (+11,559)
1/31/2017:       $326,030 (+6,745)
2/28/2017:       $334,870 (+8,840)
3/31/2017:       $350,826 (+15,956)
4/30/2017:       $353,693 (+2,867)
5/31/2017:       $359,361 (+5,668)
6/30/2017:       $366,395 (+7,034)
7/31/2017:       $371,986 (+5,591)
8/31/2017:       $377,400 (+5,414)
9/30/2017:       $391,019 (+13,619)
10/31/2017:     $395,496 (+4,477)
11/30/2017:     $405,169 (+9,673)
12/31/2017:     $431,163 (+25,994)
1/31/2018:       $429,408 (-1,755)
2/28/2018:       $438,436 (+9,028)
3/31/2018:       $456,239 (+17,803)
4/30/2018:       $458,004 (+1,765)
5/31/2018:       $468,178 (+10,173)

Liquid + Investments
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11/30/2017$244,302(+$5,973)
12/31/2017$269,821(+$25,519)
1/31/2018$267,190(-$2,631)
2/28/2018$273,837(+$6,647)
3/31/2018$289,294(+$15,457)
4/30/2018$287,707(-$1,587)
5/31/2018$295,025(+$7,318)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1119 on: May 31, 2018, 02:20:55 PM »
1/1/2012 - $30,000
1/1/2013 - $41,000
1/1/2014 - $60,000
1/1/2015 - $82,000
1/1/2016 - $140,000
1/1/2017 - $256,000

01/01/18 - $361,700
02/01/18 - $375,000
03/01/18 - $376,900
04/01/18 - $378,000
05/01/18 - $384,000
06/01/18 - $402,800

$493k Combined with SO.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1120 on: May 31, 2018, 04:22:58 PM »
2017
Code: [Select]
Date             Assets           Debts          Net Worth
October 2017 $370,483.90 -$120,007.15 $250,476.80
December 2017 $382,100.79 -$121,838.12 $260,262.67

2018
Code: [Select]
Date             Assets           Debts          Net Worth
January 2018 $390,088.91 -$119,841.70 $270,247.21
February 2018 $393,016.96 -$118,184.89 $274,832.08
March 2018 $388,528.30 -$117,901.07 $270,627.23
April 2018 $396,987.40 -$118,619.04 $278,368.36
May 2018 $399,896.79 -$125,537.47 $274,359.32

I'm a bit surprised I am only down by $4k, as I spent over $10k on my house this month, not to mention other unusual expenses (I bought dance flooring for my apartment and I am so very pleased with this decision!). Hopefully I'll make up for it when my house sells this summer!
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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1121 on: May 31, 2018, 04:39:59 PM »
I might as well join in.

01/01/2014 - -$7,357
01/01/2015 - $10,038
01/01/2016 - $38,566
01/01/2017 - $85,433
01/01/2018 - $218,822 (got married and found a new job)

05/31/2018 - $253,044

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1122 on: May 31, 2018, 06:26:08 PM »
1/17  -  $352,398
1/18  -  $496,807
2/18  -  $484,540
3/18  -  $480,465
4/18  -  $484,390

5/18  -  $503,164

Whew!  Technically, that moves me to the next challenge, but I think I'll hang out here for a month if that's ok.  Make sure it sticks!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1123 on: May 31, 2018, 06:47:01 PM »
1/17  -  $352,398
1/18  -  $496,807
2/18  -  $484,540
3/18  -  $480,465
4/18  -  $484,390

5/18  -  $503,164

Whew!  Technically, that moves me to the next challenge, but I think I'll hang out here for a month if that's ok.  Make sure it sticks!
Congrats!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1124 on: May 31, 2018, 07:00:16 PM »
1/17  -  $352,398
1/18  -  $496,807
2/18  -  $484,540
3/18  -  $480,465
4/18  -  $484,390

5/18  -  $503,164

Whew!  Technically, that moves me to the next challenge, but I think I'll hang out here for a month if that's ok.  Make sure it sticks!
Congrats!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1125 on: May 31, 2018, 07:59:05 PM »
Feb 1st - 167,752
Mar 1st - 177,448
Apr 1st - 183,917
May 1st - 189,025
June 1st - 195,189
July 1st - 202,048
Aug 1st - 211,263
Sept 1st - 215,880
Oct 1st - 222,924
Nov 1st - 230,962
Dec 1st - 238,389
Jan 1st - 247,829
Feb 1st - 263,000
Mar 2nd - 254,401
May 1st - 267,000
June 1st - 273,062

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1126 on: May 31, 2018, 08:49:59 PM »
Jan 2017 $368k
Feb 2017 $390k includes 20k windfall from an inheritance.
Mar 2017 $396k
Apr 2017 $398k
May 2017 $404k
June 2017 $408k
July 2017 $415k
Aug 2017 $423k
Sept 2017 $432k
Oct 2017 $440k
Nov 2017 $448k (added in $10k of shares previously excluded)
Dec 2017 $450k
Jan 2018 $460k
Feb 2018 $465k
Mar 2018 $465k
Apr 2018 $464k
May 2018 $474k

Jun 2018 $482k

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1127 on: May 31, 2018, 09:47:36 PM »
Jan 2017  $275k
Feb 2017  $287k $???
Mar 2017 $276k
Apr 2017 $282k
May 2017 $287k
Jun 2017 $290k
Jul 2017 $304k
Aug 2017  $311k
Sep 2017 $319k
Oct 2017  $327k
Nov 2017 $331k
Dec 2017  $338k
Jan 2018 $356k
Feb 2018 $426k (windfall)
Mar 2018 $424k
Apr 2018 $435k

May 2018 $437k

Expensive month for the household, 3x normal monthly spend rate. Looks like the market up tick softened the NW blow.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1128 on: June 01, 2018, 05:34:15 AM »


Feb 1, 2016 - $90k
Apr 1, 2016 - $100k 
Jan 1, 2017 - $177k
Dec 1, 2017 - $187k
Jan 1, 2018 - $196k
Feb 1, 2018 - $214,462
Mar 1, 2018 - $225,651
Apr 1, 2018 - $238,764
May 1, 2018 -$251,725

June 1, 2018 - $265,145

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1129 on: June 01, 2018, 06:20:36 AM »
2017
Jan 1st: 252k
Feb 1st: 257k
Mar 1st: 269k    (4k back in taxes :)
April 1st: 273k
May 1st: $287 Net Worth 10k jump is our condo on zillow.
June 1st: $292
July 4th: $295
Aug 1st: $294k  Had to use 8k for new HVAC
Sept 1st: $296 
Oct 1st $302 Back to full pay going fwd- always fun to pass a round number :)
Nov 2nd:  $314
Dec 4th $322.5k   

2018
Jan 1st:$316.5k bought a car and a new stove.. spendy month but 64.5k up for the year! :)
Feb 2nd: 330.5k
March 2nd:331k
April 4th: 326k market downturn, plus 4k flights
May 1st:333.5k
June 1st: $343.5k ($243.5 without paid for condo)
« Last Edit: July 01, 2018, 07:19:09 AM by dandypandys »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1130 on: June 01, 2018, 07:41:31 AM »
May 2017: $251k
June 2017: $257k
July 2017: $264k
August 2017: $269k
September 2027: $279k
October 2017: $286k
November 2017: $296k
December 2017: $302k
January 2018: $316k
February 2018: $313k
March 2018: $316k
April 2018: $327k
May 2018: $341k

Sometimes how much you save can surprise the heck out of you. Next month: equity loan and rotted trees getting cut. But hey, if I keep up this rate of savings it might not be so bad!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1131 on: June 01, 2018, 09:04:02 AM »
12/1/2017: INV-$256,324.07    NW-$266,011.53

1/1/2018: INV-$265,731.22    NW-$277,837.89
2/1/2018: INV-$286,459.76    NW-$301,344.36
3/1/2018: INV-$284,266.50    NW-$297,619.99
4/1/2018: INV-$290,389.61    NW-$303,478.81
5/1/2018: INV-$306,848.16    NW-$325,512.99
6/1/2018: INV-$317,738.59    NW-$335,673.14

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1132 on: June 01, 2018, 09:25:36 AM »
April 15, 2017 -           164,900
May 1, 2017 -             ? (Lost info)
June 1, 2017 -            ? (Lost info)
July 1, 2017 -             180,808
August 10, 2017 -       189,280
September 1, 2017 -   193,727
October 1, 2017 -        209,968
November 1, 2017 -     220,602
December 1, 2017 -     225,918
January 1, 2018 -        232,213
February 1, 2018 -       245,447
March 1, 2018 -           242,789
April 1, 2018 -             246,140
May 1, 2018 -              318,398 (sold house)
June 1, 2018 -             328,870

It sure makes a difference not having a house payment (and rent) to the savings amount, I'm looking forward to seeing these numbers multiply!


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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1133 on: June 01, 2018, 10:09:52 AM »
Joining in @ $253,986.79, after graduating the 100-250k thread. Happy to finally be here!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1134 on: June 01, 2018, 12:12:42 PM »

It sure makes a difference not having a house payment (and rent) to the savings amount, I'm looking forward to seeing these numbers multiply!
I was doing the rent + mortgage thing for six months.  Sucks.  Glad its over for both of us.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1135 on: June 01, 2018, 02:34:48 PM »

It sure makes a difference not having a house payment (and rent) to the savings amount, I'm looking forward to seeing these numbers multiply!
I was doing the rent + mortgage thing for six months.  Sucks.  Glad its over for both of us.

I just started playing that game..really hoping the house sells quickly!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1136 on: June 01, 2018, 04:58:36 PM »
I just reached $250K in investments a couple weeks ago so it will be fun to see how long it takes to double my stash.

5/31/18  $252,184!!!
4/30/18   $246,189
3/31/18   $239,527
2/28/18   $238,698
1/31/18   $239,572

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1137 on: June 01, 2018, 09:42:54 PM »
Question: should I be tracking my net worth or money invested, in my case the difference is big: 610k vs 267k. Also when you calculate net worth (assets) do you calculate in things like car or furniture which might be worth something, but not very liquid and difficult to estimate.

Also for those of you who are entrepreneurs with small companies, do you count in the company value even when its not publicly traded and hard or impossible to actually sell?

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1138 on: June 02, 2018, 04:26:32 AM »
@Finntastic

There is no right answer. I track my worth, and separately liquid investments. I don't include the value of any physical asset smaller than a house!

Which is more useful depends on your actual long term plans. If we stay in a house once we stop working, liquid investments and passive income will have to cover expenses. If I sold it all and lived in an RV (or rented) then net worth might be more useful. In either case...

You're really only pushing (and racing) yourself
You only need to be consistent in how you measure over time
Always go up ;)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1139 on: June 02, 2018, 05:43:39 AM »
2017

Jan 1: 236,254
Feb 1: 250,055
Mar 1: 262,196
Apr 1: 269,959
May 1: 282,665
Jun 1: 284,827
Jul 1: 292,037
Aug 1: 293,168
Sep 1: 297,489
Oct 1: 303,111
Nov 1: 309,583
Dec 1: 316,618

2018
Jan 1: 322,183
Feb 1: 332,735
Mar 1: 328,393
April 1: 327,048
May 1: 332,943

June 1: 339,934
progress!!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1140 on: June 02, 2018, 07:16:58 AM »
Jan 2017 - 346,854
Feb 2017 - 388,581 (+41,727)
Mar 2017 - 396,119 (+7,538)
Apr 2017 - 401,345 (+5,226)
May 2017 - 399,619 (-1,726)
Jun 2017 - 411,132 (+11,513)
Jul 2017 - 409,299 (-1,833)
Aug 2017 - 413,486 (+4,187)
Sep 2017 - 415,586 (+2,100)
Oct 2017 - 434,692 (+19,000)
Nov 2017 - 438,434 (+3,742)
Dec 2017 - 452,034 (+13,600)
Jan 2018 - 456,088 (+4,054)
Feb 2018 - 467,243 (+11,155)
Mar 2018 - 463,199 (-4,044)
Apr 2018 - 453,874 (-9,325)
May 2018 - 475,489 (+21,615)
Jun 2018 - 489,292 (+13,802)

I was momentarily at 499,212 this month, just a hairs breath away from the magic 500k, but then I had to pay a VAT bill, bought a new iPhone 8 Plus and a couple of nights airbnb for friends wedding, which bought it back down again.



« Last Edit: June 02, 2018, 07:19:30 AM by bownyboy »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1141 on: June 02, 2018, 09:14:21 AM »
Question: should I be tracking my net worth or money invested, in my case the difference is big: 610k vs 267k. Also when you calculate net worth (assets) do you calculate in things like car or furniture which might be worth something, but not very liquid and difficult to estimate.

Also for those of you who are entrepreneurs with small companies, do you count in the company value even when its not publicly traded and hard or impossible to actually sell?

You should be tracking both. Liquid investments for the 4% rule progress and net worth for overall financial picture. If you want to compare yourself to others then net worth is the fairest way (as one could sell their house, start renting, and invest the difference to see a sudden jump in liquid investments).

I personally include our cars as part of our net worth as valued by KBB private party sale (minus outstanding loan balance, as applicable). If your car(s) are paid off and not worth a lot (say ~$5k or so) then I wouldn't recommend bothering tracking them as part of net worth. I don't track anything else in our household, too much hassle and not particularly relevant.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1142 on: June 02, 2018, 05:46:16 PM »
Hello folks, I am joining this effort to make it to 500K.

I am not tracking net worth here since I am only considering my investments for FIRE.  If I consider my condo, my net worth would be more than a million but I am not selling the place for the next 20 years.

Here are the numbers:

11/30/2017   $228,503.37
12/31/2017   $237,592.34
1/31/2018       $254,582.33
2/28/2018       $257,732.67
3/31/2018       $265,481.54
4/30/2018       $269,342.61
5/31/2018       $277,950.05

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1143 on: June 02, 2018, 07:06:48 PM »
Excited to be joining this thread.  Tracking only invested assets.
3/30/2018: $251,491

Graduated the last thread in just under 2 years, hoping to do this one in closer to 1.5 years.

May 2018: 257,365. Not bad considering the state of the market.
June 1: $266,587

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1144 on: June 03, 2018, 10:29:07 AM »
Question: should I be tracking my net worth or money invested, in my case the difference is big: 610k vs 267k. Also when you calculate net worth (assets) do you calculate in things like car or furniture which might be worth something, but not very liquid and difficult to estimate.

Also for those of you who are entrepreneurs with small companies, do you count in the company value even when its not publicly traded and hard or impossible to actually sell?

I calculate home equity + investments + cash.  I am selling my house, so soon it'll all be investments/cash.

I stopped counting my cars a year or two ago. I've also stopped counting car loans, which feels wrong but given that I'm not counting cars and I'm not upside down in anything, I figure it's a wash for my calculation purposes.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1145 on: June 03, 2018, 03:59:26 PM »
Historic
13-Jul     $0
13-Dec   $6,153
14-Dec   $49,012
15-Dec   $101,290
16-Dec   $179,750
17-Dec   $287,830
This Year
18-Mar   $306,821
This Quarter
18-Apr   $312,149
18-May  $319,649

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1146 on: June 04, 2018, 05:45:05 PM »

1 January 2018   - $295,835.
1 April 2018        - $305,001.
1 May 2018        - $316,277.

1 January 2018   - $295,835.
1 April 2018        - $305,001.
1 May 2018        - $316,277.
1 June 2018        - $332,814.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1147 on: June 07, 2018, 04:48:01 PM »
                                        Gain/Loss
June 1, 2017:    $349,328    
July 1, 2017:   $362,675    $13,347
Aug. 1, 2017:    $373,748    $11,073
Sept. 1, 2017:    $378,549    $4,801
Oct. 1, 2017:    $389,829    $11,280
Nov. 1, 2017:    $396,444    $6,615
Dec. 1, 2017:    $407,245    $10,801
Jan. 1, 2018:    $412,626    $5,381
Feb. 1, 2018:    $433,521    $20,895
March 1, 2018:   $418,873    ($14,648)
April 1, 2018:   $410,875    ($7,998)
May 1, 2018:     $439,719    $28,844
June 1, 2017:    $456,753    $17,034

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1148 on: June 11, 2018, 05:21:21 AM »
why not try doing 250 to 500 in quicker time than you did 100 to 250?

Last post in 100-250k here: http://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/throw-down-the-gauntlet/race-from-100-to-250k/msg1440605/#msg1440605

Took me 26 months to go from 100-250, so that would require me to hit 500k on or before April 30th 2019.  Projection shows hitting it ~Jan 2021 at the current rate.  Slow and steady :)

So I've had some busy months and haven't been diligently tracking net worth, but had some time to figure it up this evening:
Feb-17   $251,409.30
Oct-17   $318,536.66

Rough projection for 500k is now Feb 2020! (assuming 7% market returns and the RE investments continue).  Given that the estimate moved up nearly year, I'd say that if things continue to go better than expected, then April 2019 is possible, but at the same time I don't want to be too optimistic...

Feb-17   $251,409.30
Oct-17   $318,536.66
Jan-18   $361,374.09
Mar-18  $369,142.20
Jun-18   $400,461.03

Updated my mortgage balance in Mint and just crossed over the $400k mark!  Optimistically looking towards April 2019 :)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1149 on: June 12, 2018, 09:45:57 AM »

August 2017 - $295k
September 2017 - $310k
October 2017 - $314k
November 2017 - $319k
December 2017 - $328k
January 2018 - $336k
February 2018 - $331k
March 2018 - $341k
April 2018 - $345k
May 2018 - $353k

June 2018 - $376k