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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #350 on: December 01, 2017, 11:35:52 AM »

Jan 2017: $444,411
Feb 2017: $466,365 (+$21,954)
Mar 2017: $473,859 (+$7,494)
Apr 2017: $496,610 (+$22,751)
May 2017: $509,180 (+$12,570)
Jun 2017: $522,280 (+$13,100)
Jul 2017: $539,829 ($17,549)
Aug 2017: $547,156 (+$7,327)
Sept 2017: $568,755 (+$21,599)
Oct 2017: $588,681 (+$19,926)
Nov 2017: $612,643 (+$23,962)

Um....whoa. Increase so far this year: $168,232. That's unbelievable.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #351 on: December 01, 2017, 02:18:50 PM »
November 2017: 799k
October 2017: 790k
September 2017: 776k
August 2017: 752k
July 2017: 751k
June 2017: 737k
May 2017: 732k
April 2017: 720k
March 2017: 711k
February 2017: 703k
January 2017: 680k
December 2016: 650k
December 2015: 487k
December 2014: 412k
December 2013: 350k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #352 on: December 01, 2017, 03:04:18 PM »
End of month = another spreadsheet cell filled in!  :)

It's astounding to me to see the monthly increase.  We are disciplined savers--we max out two 401(k) accounts and two Roth IRA's every year, plus a little additional savings--but the market run-up has really beefed up the totals.

We'll be paying for some home renovations in the next month or two, which will give us a bit of a "hit" to our numbers, but I may update our home value a bit in my spreadsheet after the renovations are done (maybe about 1/4 of the cost of the actual renovations).

(Posting also in the $1M to $2M thread for net worth.)

MonthLiquidNet Worth
Jan-17
$604K
$883K
Feb-17$622K$905K
Mar-17$651K$930K
Apr-17$660K$939K
May-17$675K$954K
Jun-17$694K$967K
Jul-17$717K$991K
Aug-17$721K$1,000K
Sep-17$738K$1,007K
Oct-17$762K$1,033K
Nov-17$782K$1,055K
Dec-17

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #353 on: December 02, 2017, 11:59:41 AM »
Net Worth Benchmarks
4/3/14     $430k (start tracking, thx MMM)
9/19/14    $500k
11/6/14    $550k
5/9/15     $600k
4/13/16    $650k
9/7/16     $700k
5/6/17     $750k
9/9/17     $800k
12/1/17    $845k ($40k is home equity, remainder is retirement/savings/investment $$)

peeking in today because assets hit $1M  YAY

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #354 on: December 03, 2017, 01:16:51 PM »
End of November update (better late than never.) This month I faced the harsh reality that my ex's unemployment means I will be shouldering more of the optional children's expenses. I paid cash for a couple of the biggest expenses this past month with the hope that the ex- will get a job soon and chip in more than half on future installments. To plan for the fact that a new job might now come soon, I cut back on a bit of the discretionary saving for now, but still maxing my Roth and 401k.

Numbers for end of month:
Month Year: Investments
June 2017: 504K
July 2017: 523K
Decided to add in home equity and give net worth as second number:
Aug 2017: 533K / 666K
Sep 2017: 539K / 679K
Oct 2017: 551K / 698K
Nov 2017: 561K / 711K

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #355 on: December 04, 2017, 08:48:29 AM »
I'm enjoying the stock market rise right now.  It makes it look like our savings rate is better than it is.

We started planning for 2018.  Realized that my husband qualifies for [wonderfully awesome] health insurance at the company where he interns part-time.   We switched, which ought to free up $8k in additional savings next year!  This month, I'm going to tie H to a chair and make him discuss a budget for next year.  We've finally started really changing our spending patterns, and we need to determine what changes are realistic for next year.

                   Invested/Overall NW
End of 2012: 170k / 200k  *(re)married
End of 2013: 295k / 342k
End of 2014: 338k / 388k
End of 2015: 366k / 428k *June - husband quit work to go back to college full-time
End of 2016: 432k / 545k

Sep 2017: 500k / 625k [+77k college funds] *husband started working part-time; still going to college
Oct 2017: 512k / 640k [+79k college funds]
Nov 2017: 523k / 652k [+81k college funds]
« Last Edit: December 04, 2017, 09:49:21 AM by formerlydivorcedmom »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #356 on: December 04, 2017, 08:57:03 AM »
Congrats, Tough Mother.

For all you youngsters out there, I happened to catch Dave Ramsey's Millionaire hour last week, and they had three of them under age 40. So keep grinding!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #357 on: December 12, 2017, 11:41:25 AM »
Thought I'd join since I finally feel within striking distance of $1M.

12/17  $739,821

Edit: Forgot to mention that this is all either investments or cash.
« Last Edit: December 12, 2017, 11:47:53 AM by A&R »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #358 on: December 14, 2017, 02:38:43 PM »
Update a year later: 138k Increase, ~51k savings
DEC 2017 NW: 697k
401k: 234k
R IRA: 137k
529 Kid A 72.5k (done)
529 Kid B 46k
Bonds: 81k
Taxable Stocks: 63k
Cash: 63k

DEC 2016 NW: 559k
401k: 189k (TSP)
Roth IRA: 111k (Vanguard)
529 (Kid A - 10 yrs) 63.5k (Vanguard)
529 (Kid B - 4 yrs) 33k (Vanguard)
Bonds (for house purchase) 66k (USAA)
Taxable Stocks: 42.5k (vanguard)
Cash (1-1.5% interest accounts): 53k (Ally Bank)

DEC 2015 NW: 444k
DEC 2014 NW: 385k
DEC 2013 NW: 337k
DEC 2012 NW: 253k
DEC 2011 NW: 209K
DEC 2010 NW: 184k

Hit 500k this summer and the next 59k seem to have been a flash
« Last Edit: December 14, 2017, 02:45:37 PM by jmuth »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #359 on: December 14, 2017, 03:49:08 PM »
I forgot to update at the end of November, so here it is.


               Stash           Total NW including home equity
3/28/17:   667k           1.208M
4/28/17:   704k           1.193M
5/25/17:   716k           1.244M
6/27/17:   734k           1.284M
7/24/17:   752k           1.287M
8/24/17:   753k           1.303M
9/28/17:   783k           1.384M
10/31/17: 800k           1.411M
11/27/17: 821K           1.432M

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #360 on: December 16, 2017, 06:02:27 AM »
My NW is at $662K.  Not sure I will ever hit $1M, but it's nice to think about!  I'm aiming for $800K when I retire in June 2018.

Update:

12/27/16:  $662,000
4/28/17:   $709,418
7/31/17:   $745,282
9/2/17:    $758,290
11/17/17:  $803,225
12/17/17:  $827,280

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #361 on: December 16, 2017, 09:24:58 AM »
My NW is at $662K.  Not sure I will ever hit $1M, but it's nice to think about!  I'm aiming for $800K when I retire in June 2018.

Update:

12/27/16:  $662,000
4/28/17:   $709,418
7/31/17:   $745,282
9/2/17:    $758,290
11/17/17:  $803,225
12/17/17:  $827,280


$800k way ahead of schedule, nice!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #362 on: December 16, 2017, 11:00:22 AM »
 This thread is just a whole other league!  I’m just really impressed by everyone’s success this year. Congrats to all and may everyone have a terrific Christmas bonus!

JGS

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #363 on: December 16, 2017, 12:38:20 PM »

mid-Sept 2017 - $551K
mid-October 2017 - $598K (started tracking DH's accounts, hadn't in our net before)
mid-November 2017 - $602K (heavy paying off side investment plus holiday spending)
mid-December 2017 - $607K (still paying off that side investment)

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #364 on: December 16, 2017, 02:43:03 PM »
Super belated monthly update!

                    Invested/Cash     Total NW
End of 2015  $513k                $752k
End of 2016  $574k                $820k                   
10/1/17        $670k                $921k
11/1/17        $679k                $931k
12/1/17        $693k                $944k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #365 on: December 17, 2017, 12:22:28 PM »
Joining this thread.  Currently with $575k invested.  Net worth at ~$1.3M.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #366 on: December 17, 2017, 11:15:26 PM »
I now own part of a bitcoin. It's getting more and more complicated to calculate my net worth... I continue to inch closer to the finish line! All I want for Christmas is $43,000!

11/23/2012: $45,000.00
08/03/2013: $100,000.00
01/01/2016: $408,896.04
01/01/2017: $617,283.09
06/06/2017: $758,104.40
10/15/2017: $856,488.71
11/18/2017: $929,536.54
11/27/2017: $944,395.35
12/17/2017: $956,928.07
« Last Edit: December 17, 2017, 11:20:32 PM by Herbert Derp »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #367 on: December 18, 2017, 08:01:44 AM »
Hello! I'm new around these parts. I got from $250k->$500k in 17 months. Any bets on how long it'll take me to graduate form this thread? Full disclosure: my net worth includes me + my husband. Teamwork makes the journey shorter and the work easier :)

Dec. 2017: $502k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #368 on: December 18, 2017, 10:25:03 AM »
Hello! I'm new around these parts. I got from $250k->$500k in 17 months. Any bets on how long it'll take me to graduate form this thread? Full disclosure: my net worth includes me + my husband. Teamwork makes the journey shorter and the work easier :)

Dec. 2017: $502k

congrats and welcome! With some continued help from the market Ill bet 17 more months!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #369 on: December 18, 2017, 08:44:23 PM »
I'll play!

             cash+rental equity       add primary residence equity
1/2016      $507K                              $627K
1/2017      $625K                              $797K

9/2017      $784K                              $904K


1MM dates- very likely sooner.
                3/2021                             12/2018

12/2017    $762K                         $903K  - remodeling primary residence! When project is done, big increase in equity!
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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #370 on: December 19, 2017, 08:06:26 AM »
We just hit $500k in cash and investments, so I thought I'd make an update in celebration. And I'm going to go ahead and temp fate by prognosticating our NW out to the end of the month. Year-over-year, our NW is up $190k, or about 50%. Who knows what next year will bring, but my goal is to increase our savings rate to at least 60%.

Aug17:$488k
Sep17:$507k
Oct17:$526k
Nov17:$546k
Dec17:$566k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #371 on: December 19, 2017, 08:07:04 AM »
12/2017 Update - We hit a big milestone this quarter - over $500K in investments!
Current totals - $719K; $194K in home equity, $5K in cash, remainder in investments

9/2017 Update - $670K; $187K in home equity, $10K in cash, remainder in investments

Somewhat embarrassingly, I didn't starting keeping close tabs on my net worth until finding MMM this year. Thankfully, I didn't muck it up too bad up to this point, but I'm hoping to do even better now that I know better! So, let's start here...

6/2017 - $630K; ~$180K in home equity, ~$10K in cash, remainder in investments

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #372 on: December 19, 2017, 08:13:06 AM »
Congrats! We just hit the same milestone! Our savings rate was ~50% this year, and we're shooting for 60% next year as well. Here's to 2018 treating us well...

We just hit $500k in cash and investments, so I thought I'd make an update in celebration. And I'm going to go ahead and temp fate by prognosticating our NW out to the end of the month. Year-over-year, our NW is up $190k, or about 50%. Who knows what next year will bring, but my goal is to increase our savings rate to at least 60%.

Aug17:$488k
Sep17:$507k
Oct17:$526k
Nov17:$546k
Dec17:$566k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #373 on: December 19, 2017, 08:22:17 AM »
Congrats! We just hit the same milestone! Our savings rate was ~50% this year, and we're shooting for 60% next year as well. Here's to 2018 treating us well...

We just hit $500k in cash and investments, so I thought I'd make an update in celebration. And I'm going to go ahead and temp fate by prognosticating our NW out to the end of the month. Year-over-year, our NW is up $190k, or about 50%. Who knows what next year will bring, but my goal is to increase our savings rate to at least 60%.

Aug17:$488k
Sep17:$507k
Oct17:$526k
Nov17:$546k
Dec17:$566k

Thanks! And congrats to you as well. Our 2017 savings rate was also about 50%. As we knock out more of our home repairs, I'm hoping we can get to 70% by 2019.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #374 on: December 19, 2017, 02:40:55 PM »
Q2 2016:
LNW: 528k
TNW: 720k

Q3 2016:
LNW: 652k
TNW: 845k

YE 2016:
LNW: 685k
TNW: 893k

Q1 2017:
LNW: 800k
TNW: 1001k

Q2 2017:
LNW: 845k
TNW: 1060k

Q3 2017:
LNW: 921k
TNW: 1142k

Our stretch goal at the beginning of our journey was 1MM liquid by YE 2017 - still possible, but looks like early Q1 2018 is more likely. Either way should be a short-timer now!

WE DID IT! WHOOP!

Dec 18, 2017:
LNW: 1,002k
TNW: 1,222k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #375 on: December 19, 2017, 06:06:53 PM »
Q2 2016:
LNW: 528k
TNW: 720k

Q3 2016:
LNW: 652k
TNW: 845k

YE 2016:
LNW: 685k
TNW: 893k

Q1 2017:
LNW: 800k
TNW: 1001k

Q2 2017:
LNW: 845k
TNW: 1060k

Q3 2017:
LNW: 921k
TNW: 1142k

Our stretch goal at the beginning of our journey was 1MM liquid by YE 2017 - still possible, but looks like early Q1 2018 is more likely. Either way should be a short-timer now!

WE DID IT! WHOOP!

Dec 18, 2017:
LNW: 1,002k
TNW: 1,222k


Nice.  Good work and keep it up!  Are you close to your RE goal?  At your accumulation rate, you can't have too long to wait. 

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #376 on: December 19, 2017, 07:23:44 PM »
CONGRATS!!!!!!!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #377 on: December 20, 2017, 08:35:20 AM »
Nice.  Good work and keep it up!  Are you close to your RE goal?  At your accumulation rate, you can't have too long to wait.

Thank you, and yes, FI is LNW at 1.2MM (goal is by Oct 2018), so barring a total market meltdown, we should hit it. As far as RE, probably will be a little longer, currently in the 2019 thread, but thinking we'll go maybe 2020 - 2021ish depending on whether I can still stand the work.
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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #378 on: December 20, 2017, 10:46:48 AM »
I've been so close to closing the $1M NW milestone for so long now. Well last night I remembered that my HealthEquity account is not in MINT because of how it authenticates. I have over $20K in that account so I actually hit my milestone a while ago and didn't even realize it. The next goal is $1M in invested assets and cash which should happen in about a year.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #379 on: December 21, 2017, 11:16:14 AM »
Congrats!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #380 on: December 22, 2017, 08:26:22 AM »
$16k bonus.  Just sent off the estimated tax payment so it's $12k net.  Merry Christmas, muthaf*ckas!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #381 on: December 22, 2017, 12:25:32 PM »
$16k bonus.  Just sent off the estimated tax payment so it's $12k net.  Merry Christmas, muthaf*ckas!

Are you headed out to the club to "make it rain"?   : )


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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #382 on: December 22, 2017, 04:04:49 PM »
$16k bonus.  Just sent off the estimated tax payment so it's $12k net.  Merry Christmas, muthaf*ckas!

What happened to "anywhere from $10 tp $10000"?

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #383 on: December 23, 2017, 04:13:26 AM »
Didn't find this one yet, and I keep hearing how the next half-mil goes so much faster! We'll see. Anyone else?

April 2016: 500k

Saving ~75% of income.

Great you are following quick fat burning workouts. How much do you lose?

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #384 on: December 24, 2017, 01:10:08 AM »
Dec 2017: $550,000. 29yo

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #385 on: December 27, 2017, 11:36:51 AM »
Net Worth Benchmarks
4/3/14     $430k (start tracking, thx MMM)
9/19/14    $500k
11/6/14    $550k
5/9/15     $600k
4/13/16    $650k
9/7/16     $700k
5/6/17     $750k
9/9/17     $800k
12/15/17   $850k ($45k is home equity, remainder is retirement/savings/investment $$)

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #386 on: December 27, 2017, 12:06:08 PM »
$16k bonus.  Just sent off the estimated tax payment so it's $12k net.  Merry Christmas, muthaf*ckas!

What happened to "anywhere from $10 tp $10000"?

I guess they didn't get the memo.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #387 on: December 29, 2017, 05:40:25 AM »
Jan. 1, 2018 = $580k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #388 on: December 29, 2017, 05:50:25 AM »
Invest / total
6/24/16 - 362k / 500k NW
12/1/16 - 404k / 550k NW
1/1/17 - 450k / 600k NW
2/1/17 - 462k / 607k NW
5/1/17 - 514k / 666k NW
6/1/17 - 526k / 673k NW
7/1/17 - 542k / 691k NW
8/1/17 - 557k / 707k NW
11/1/17 - 603k / 753k NW
12/1/17 - 625k / 775k NW
01/01/18 - 651k /805k NW

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #389 on: December 29, 2017, 09:29:05 AM »
Okay I am going to reconstruct this from the beginning of posting on MMM:

5/1/15 = $284

10/1/15 = $339
11/1/15 = $357
12/1/15 = $365

1/1/16 = $374
2/1/16 = $373
3/1/16 = $379
4/1/16 = $391
5/1/16 = $398
6/1/16 = $406
7/1/16 = $415
8/1/16 = $426
9/1/16 = $424
10/1/16 = $427
11/1/16 = $428
12/1/16 = $438

1/1/17 = $461
2/1/17 = $471
3/1/17 = $482
4/1/17 = $479
5/1/17 = $492
6/1/17 = $500
7/1/17 = $508
8/1/17 = $518
9/1/17 = $523
10/1/17 = $543
11/1/17 = $550
12/1/17 = $558

1/1/18 = $580

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #390 on: December 29, 2017, 10:03:16 AM »
Returning to update . . .

2015 DEC:252k<- Crossed 250k
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2016 JAN:260k(+8k)
2016 FEB:281k(+21k)
2016 MAR:285k(+4k)
2016 APR:298k(+13k)
2016 MAY:305k(+7k)
2016 JUN:307k(+2k)
2016 JUL:320k(+13k)
2016 AUG:326k(+6k)
2016 SEP:336k(+10k)
2016 OCT:337k(+1k)
2016 NOV:361k(+24k)
2016 DEC:368k(+7k)
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2017 JAN:382k(+14k)
2017 FEB:403k(+21k)
2017 MAR:416k(+13k)
2017 APR:427k(+11k)
2017 MAY:436k(+9k)
2017 JUN:449k(+13k)
2017 JUL:464k(+15k)
2017 AUG:478k(+14k)
2017 SEPT:494k(+16k)
2017 OCT:510k(+16k) <- Crossed 500k
2017 NOV:523k(+13k)
2017 DEC:534k(+11k)

Final posting of the year!


+$166k this year! Aiming, for just under 100k in any given year of savings. Though, I am really only tracking worth gains, not savings directly. (So it includes gains/losses in the market) Given 0 month(s) left, and (-66k) more to go, I hit this goal!


OTHER THOUGHTS (Year reflections)---

This year I spent a good deal of time paying down debt on my UN-MMM car. Yet, it was still an amazing year, jumping from mid-300k to mid-500k I made a whopping 45% gain. Of course, the market was a large factor in this, perhaps even half of my gains.

Which brings me to another thing, this is really the first year I even cared about what the market was doing. While I never worried about it, I do remember making a post in FEB in the "500kNW by 2018" thread saying how, even if my savings rate was amazing, I simply wouldn't make enough to cross 500k by year end. Yet I hit it in OCT.

While my income is high, it is humbling to know that the market is really in control here, I will have less and less of an ability to really steer the ship as the years go on. I had the ability to affect maybe 25-35% of my portfolio out of wages this year, which could be used to makeup for crashes or whatnot. Next year, that will drop to 15-20% and in the next 3-5 years, I may work an entire year to only play in the top 5-10% of my portfolio.

Interesting none the less. Good job everyone and happy new year!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #391 on: December 30, 2017, 07:33:56 AM »
End of the year update (investments only, not counting emergency fund, 529s,or house equity).   

               Invested
5/1/17 --    $631k     
6/1/17 --    $647k     
7/1/17 --    $655k   
8/1/17 --    $665k     
9/1/17 --    $672k     
10/1/17 --  $684k     
11/1/17 --  $702k
12/1/17 --  $724k
1/1/18  --   $731k

What a great year!  Happy New Year everyone.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #392 on: December 30, 2017, 01:27:58 PM »
2017 was a good year

                 INV    /  NW
Jan 2017 - 714K  /  825K             
Jan 2018 - 846K  /  987K 

2017 savings rate  48%  (a pleasant surprise when I calculated this)



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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #393 on: December 30, 2017, 02:15:02 PM »
My NW is at $662K.  Not sure I will ever hit $1M, but it's nice to think about!  I'm aiming for $800K when I retire in June 2018.

Update:

12/27/16:  $662,000
4/28/17:   $709,418
7/31/17:   $745,282
9/2/17:    $758,290
11/17/17:  $803,225
12/17/17:  $827,280


$800k way ahead of schedule, nice!

Yep!  :)

And I'm closing out the year at $828,383.  Maaaayyybbbeee reaching the double comma next year??  That would be fun.  :)

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #394 on: December 30, 2017, 02:18:14 PM »
We did it!  Reached the magic number.  Onto the next challenge: The race to two million.

We certainly employed the slow and steady approach.  I graduated and started working in 2005.  Got married and bought a house in 2006.   Have moved twice since then as jobs sent us cross-country.  Took a combined year off for maternity leaves and neither my husband nor I had ever made more than $100K.   We are the poster family for the millionaire next door: used cars and stealth wealth.

I expected to reach this milestone next year, but a rising stock market giveth and can easily taketh away.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #395 on: December 30, 2017, 02:36:55 PM »
We did it!  Reached the magic number.  Onto the next challenge: The race to two million.

We certainly employed the slow and steady approach.  I graduated and started working in 2005.  Got married and bought a house in 2006.   Have moved twice since then as jobs sent us cross-country.  Took a combined year off for maternity leaves and neither my husband nor I had ever made more than $100K.   We are the poster family for the millionaire next door: used cars and stealth wealth.

I expected to reach this milestone next year, but a rising stock market giveth and can easily taketh away.

Excellent news!!!  CONGRATS!!!

And good luck getting to the next milestone!  :)

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #396 on: December 31, 2017, 08:36:01 AM »
Happy New Year, MMMers!

Slightly slower savings month than it could have been. Due to a relative's unemployment, I cut back on a bit of the discretionary saving this month to be able to pay bills for others, but still maxed my Roth and 401k. The good news is: a job has been found! It's a 3 month temp contract, but better than nothing . . . should bring in paychecks in Feb, Mar, Apr next year, and could lead to a long term job. All of this is a testament to how powerful it is to be in a secure financial position; it allows flexibility to pitch in and really help others when they need it.

Numbers for end of month:
Month Year: Investments
June 2017: 504K
July 2017: 523K
Decided to add in home equity and give net worth as second number:
Aug 2017: 533K / 666K
Sep 2017: 539K / 679K
Oct 2017: 551K / 698K
Nov 2017: 561K / 711K
Dec 2017: 569K / 724K

So, for the year my investments are up $118K, which is more than I earn in my day job. It seems unreal.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #397 on: December 31, 2017, 08:29:43 PM »
2017 was a very good year for us-- getting so close!

12/2017 - $962k
11/2017 - $856k
10/2017 - $842k
9/2017 - $825k
8/2017 - $810k
7/2017 - $742k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #398 on: January 01, 2018, 08:24:44 AM »
Jan 2017: $444,411
Feb 2017: $466,365 (+$21,954)
Mar 2017: $473,859 (+$7,494)
Apr 2017: $496,610 (+$22,751)
May 2017: $509,180 (+$12,570)
Jun 2017: $522,280 (+$13,100)
Jul 2017: $539,829 ($17,549)
Aug 2017: $547,156 (+$7,327)
Sept 2017: $568,755 (+$21,599)
Oct 2017: $588,681 (+$19,926)
Nov 2017: $612,643 (+$23,962)
Dec 2017: $628,029 (+$15,386)

Final numbers are in! NW Increase over Jan 31, 2017: $183,618...Just about equal to our combined salaries this year...

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #399 on: January 01, 2018, 09:22:50 AM »
+162k this year! Pretty awesome bump and definitely more than my salary. Have some significant planned medical expenses next month that will put a ~5k dent in that, but I'll enjoy the number for now. :)

December 2017: 812k
November 2017: 799k
October 2017: 790k
September 2017: 776k
August 2017: 752k
July 2017: 751k
June 2017: 737k
May 2017: 732k
April 2017: 720k
March 2017: 711k
February 2017: 703k
January 2017: 680k
December 2016: 650k
December 2015: 487k
December 2014: 412k
December 2013: 350k