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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #500 on: February 05, 2018, 01:35:17 PM »
That's some nice progress, Willfire. Welcome aboard!

thanks, Trifele.

Really thrilled by the progress but little scared at the same time.  can't stop thinking when will be a correction, although theoretically it's a good buying opportunity.

1 mil. still seems so far away...

Yeah, there will be a correction, but we just need to ride it out . . . When it happens, it's not theoretically a good opportunity; it IS a good opportunity. :)

I think I might have jinxed myself...

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #501 on: February 05, 2018, 02:13:56 PM »
These numbers are as of Saturday.... I was really excited to see that our liquid net worth went up by exactly $100k in 2017, although our savings rate was not as good as it normally is. 

I don't expect the numbers to remain so pretty (and we "lost" value of about $10k on Friday). However, on Friday I upped my 401k contribution to max it out for 2018, so we'll be in a good position to take advantage of any correction.

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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
End of 2017: 532k / 664k [+83k college funds] * Sep - husband started working part-time; still going to college

end of Jan 2018:  553k / 686k  [+85k college funds]
Boldly leading a blended family into (future) financial independence

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #502 on: February 07, 2018, 06:50:32 AM »
I graduated to the "race to $2,000,000" thread last year, but I'm nervous about a bear market. Please be nice to me, guys, when I come crawling back...

Rebalancing today, currently I have almost no bonds.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #503 on: February 07, 2018, 08:53:32 AM »
I graduated to the "race to $2,000,000" thread last year, but I'm nervous about a bear market. Please be nice to me, guys, when I come crawling back...

Rebalancing today, currently I have almost no bonds.

What are you buying, if you don't mind me asking? We have about 10% of our stash in a mix of cash, TIPS, and intermediate government bonds, but I don't have a good rationale for this mix. I've had a lot of trouble finding guidance on fixed income.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #504 on: February 08, 2018, 07:50:29 AM »
For bonds, I have a Roth in which I just buy something like "bond fund for America". I sold the stake in November because it felt like it was slowing me down (I'm currently 37 and thought I could handle the risk). Within my 401K there's just a generic bond fund. Intermediate or short term bonds should be fine for your needs.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #505 on: February 10, 2018, 04:38:02 AM »
So... whats the done thing if your NW drops back below 500k?  Rejoin the 250-500k thread?

Just updated after all the market wobbles and now @ 490... might be lower by the end of the month!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #506 on: February 10, 2018, 05:16:36 AM »
So... whats the done thing if your NW drops back below 500k?  Rejoin the 250-500k thread?

Just updated after all the market wobbles and now @ 490... might be lower by the end of the month!

Totally up to you, Skip, but I think I'd just stay here.  There'll be quite a few people in this boat.  I say let's just put on a pot of coffee and hang out.  You'll get back to the 500k mark. 

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #507 on: February 10, 2018, 09:38:05 AM »
I graduated to the "race to $2,000,000" thread last year, but I'm nervous about a bear market. Please be nice to me, guys, when I come crawling back...

Rebalancing today, currently I have almost no bonds.

What are you buying, if you don't mind me asking? We have about 10% of our stash in a mix of cash, TIPS, and intermediate government bonds, but I don't have a good rationale for this mix. I've had a lot of trouble finding guidance on fixed income.

This is a Bogleheads Forum question. They'll give you the best input, IMHO, in regards to this.  Your question has likely been answered (and discussed and debated and debated some more) dozens of times on that forum. Just use the search function.

www.bogleheads.org

All the best,

JGS

FWIW, I'm also 90% Equities, 10% Bonds. My Bonds are in US Treasuries (30 year -yields about 3%) as per the Cash Balance plan at my workplace, and that's enough for me.
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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #508 on: February 11, 2018, 03:39:34 AM »
So... whats the done thing if your NW drops back below 500k?  Rejoin the 250-500k thread?

Just updated after all the market wobbles and now @ 490... might be lower by the end of the month!

Totally up to you, Skip, but I think I'd just stay here.  There'll be quite a few people in this boat.  I say let's just put on a pot of coffee and hang out.  You'll get back to the 500k mark.

Well, it was nice while it lasted . . .

In the meantime, sending a virtual hug to all those whose nets just dropped ~50k. *sigh*

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #509 on: February 11, 2018, 10:43:48 AM »
So... whats the done thing if your NW drops back below 500k?  Rejoin the 250-500k thread?

Just updated after all the market wobbles and now @ 490... might be lower by the end of the month!

Totally up to you, Skip, but I think I'd just stay here.  There'll be quite a few people in this boat.  I say let's just put on a pot of coffee and hang out.  You'll get back to the 500k mark.

Well, it was nice while it lasted . . .

In the meantime, sending a virtual hug to all those whose nets just dropped ~50k. *sigh*

 This is why I update every three months instead of monthly.  Less noise in the NW trends.  This is also why I make a point of counting total number of shares I have at the end of every year.
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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #510 on: February 11, 2018, 11:21:39 AM »
So... whats the done thing if your NW drops back below 500k?  Rejoin the 250-500k thread?

Just updated after all the market wobbles and now @ 490... might be lower by the end of the month!

Totally up to you, Skip, but I think I'd just stay here.  There'll be quite a few people in this boat.  I say let's just put on a pot of coffee and hang out.  You'll get back to the 500k mark.

Well, it was nice while it lasted . . .

In the meantime, sending a virtual hug to all those whose nets just dropped ~50k. *sigh*

sigh. I am no longer a millionaire. Bummer.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #511 on: February 16, 2018, 12:49:58 PM »
Joining the club.

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Not sure when/if I'll get to 1m; may semi-FIRE before then.
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If the market were to stay flat, would probably hit 1m investible around 6 months from now.
Quarterly update, November 2017:

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Not declaring victory yet though until I have 1m investible and no debt to the bank.
Quarterly update, February 2018:

  • Q1 2018: 1,075k liquid + 409k home equity: total 1,484k (debt: 141k)
  • Q4 2017: 1,005k liquid + 332k home equity: total 1,337k (debt: 189k)
  • Q3 2017: 894k liquid + 313k home equity: total 1,207k (debt: approx 193k)
  • Q2 2017: 720k liquid + 250k home equity: total 970k (debt: approx 228k)

I am not entirely sure of the dates and numbers, but this is vaguely correct... Net worth is clearly north of $1m now, and we even have more than $1m invested/investible, but still not debt free: another $66k and we'd have enough to pay off our debts and still have $1m invested/investible, so getting pretty close now.
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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #512 on: February 18, 2018, 08:48:33 PM »
I'm at $797,202. Still up from last month, which is great considering that I bought my share parcels just before the recent downturn.

Also I have cryptocurrency and as you all know the value of crypto went down quite a bit. I'm down on one of the coins, but I'm still heaps up on one of the other ones I bought.

The property market is at a low where I am at the moment, and I'm considering purchasing a house some time later this year or maybe next year. But we'll see. I actually read an article last week or so about a 35 year old retiring due to Mustachian concepts and instead what he does now is to travel the world. I have this kind of work vs travel thing in my head going so we'll see which one wins out in the end!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #513 on: February 19, 2018, 01:37:44 PM »
I, too, have dabbled in the crypto, my stake is about $270 at this moment's prices.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #514 on: February 20, 2018, 02:24:16 PM »
I've been involved with crypto as well, however am not currently counting it in my FIRE assets.  I'm viewing it as a fun hobby that may expedite my FIRE date, but I am not putting any money into it that I wouldn't put into some other hobby / interest.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #515 on: February 21, 2018, 12:04:24 PM »
When my crypto becomes worth $1,000,000, I will start a separate topic called "Race to $1 million in crypto assets" and boast about how smart I was there.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #516 on: February 25, 2018, 07:25:28 PM »
Ending February early on purpose:

Numbers for end of month:
Month Year: Investments
June 2017: 504K
July 2017: 523K
Add in home equity: 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
Jan 2018: 589K / 751K
Feb 2018: 577K / 741K

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #517 on: February 26, 2018, 03:35:50 AM »
Actually I sold a lot of my crypto before the big bust. I'm one of those people who has gut feelings about things and I sold it all approximately two days before the downturn as I had a gut feeling it was going to turn for the worst.

I've also made a bit of money from buying things and reselling them on eBay and other similar websites but I haven't included that in my recent update.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #518 on: February 28, 2018, 06:26:44 AM »
For the first time since January 2016, our net worth dropped. I guess that's a good thing because it means our investments have grown enough to minimize the impact of our monthly contributions.

Aug17:$488k
Sep17:$507k
Oct17:$526k
Nov17:$546k
Dec17:$566k
Jan18:$612k
Feb18:$603k
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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #519 on: February 28, 2018, 07:45:19 AM »
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
2/1/18 = $593
3/1/18 = $589

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #520 on: February 28, 2018, 03:57:28 PM »
01/01/17 £374668
01/01/18 £497097
01/02/18 £500655
01/03/18 £497804

First dip in a while but to be expected. 

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #521 on: February 28, 2018, 05:57:33 PM »
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)
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2018 JAN:558k(+24k)
2018 FEB:569k(+11k)

+$35k this year! Aiming, for 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 10 month(s) left, and 65k more to go, I should hit this goal!


NOTE: Not too bad given this month. Two things helped, income is very high right now, and I did end up with a few grand in a tax return. I feel pretty good being up 11k when I see some here posting losses! (I am 100% vtsax right now)
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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #522 on: March 01, 2018, 03:13:28 AM »
Bumpy month!  Still up since the first of the year though.  Here's our update, including only investments (not house equity or 529 accounts):


               Invested (+/-)
5/1/17 --    $631k     
6/1/17 --    $647k (+$16k)     
7/1/17 --    $655k (+$8k)   
8/1/17 --    $665k (+$10k)   
9/1/17 --    $672k (+$7k)   
10/1/17 --  $684k (+$12k)   
11/1/17 --  $702k (+$18k)
12/1/17 --  $724k (+$22k)
1/1/18  --   $731k (+$7k)
2/1/18  --   $761k (+$30k)
3/1/18  --   $737k (-$24k)


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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #523 on: March 01, 2018, 07:58:24 AM »

                   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
End of 2017: 532k / 664k [+83k college funds] * Sep - husband started working part-time; still going to college

end of Jan 2018:  553k / 686k  [+85k college funds]
end of Feb 2018: 545k / 679k   [+86k college funds]

I think we've saved enough in eldest kid's college fund.  We're 85% to our goal for her, and she's got 6 years left before she heads off to college.  Since the younger two didn't get to take advantage of the 2008 recession, we're debating whether to divide eldest kid's annual college contribution between them or put it in our brokerage account.
Boldly leading a blended family into (future) financial independence

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #524 on: March 01, 2018, 10:06:15 AM »

1/1/18   - 633k / 1000k
2/1/18   - 668k / 1034k


3/1/18   - 660k / 1028k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #525 on: March 01, 2018, 11:13:48 AM »
Updating

April 2016: $500k -----> saved $54.8k (~75% of income), 90/10 allocation
April 2017: $651k

Gain of $23k this past month alone. These insane market returns cannot continue.

Checking in again at $711k. I keep waiting for the crash.

$785k as of this morning.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #526 on: March 01, 2018, 04:24:53 PM »
I'm glad I ran these numbers this morning before the drop today.  Maybe by next month's update, things will have rebounded. 

                 LNW      TNW
Jan 2018 - 846K  /  987K 
Feb 2018 - 880K /  1.02M     
Mar 2018 - 859K /  1.00M

A real squeaker for that TNW number this morning.  I was afraid I'd have to turn in my smoking jacket.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #527 on: March 01, 2018, 05:00:54 PM »
In the spirit of the new year, I thought I'd change up my updates to give me more of a historical snapshot and monitor my year over year increase as well.  Tracking my liquid investments only and looking to close the gap on $1MM this year with a stretch goal to actually reach it if all goes well!

YOY Increase     2018           2017           2016
+164k01/01/18   710k01/01/17   546k01/01/16   461k
+188k02/01/18   748k02/01/17   560k02/01/16   436k
+140k03/01/18   722k03/01/17   582k03/01/16   450k
04/01/18   04/01/17   594k04/01/16   481k
05/01/18   05/01/17   603k05/01/16   481k
06/01/18   06/01/17   617k06/01/16   496k
07/01/18   07/01/17   620k07/01/16   492k
08/01/18   08/01/17   633k08/01/16   518k
09/01/18   09/01/17   640k09/01/16   526k
10/01/18   10/01/17   660k10/01/16   523k
11/01/18   11/01/17   678k11/01/16   509k
12/01/18   12/01/17   699k12/01/16   531k

Most accounts took a bit of a hit, but those with active contributions are buying more shares per dollar contributed so not concerned.  It still wasn't fun to see the first decrease since late 2016 but still on track for my goals and chugging along.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #528 on: March 02, 2018, 06:38:49 AM »
Adding Feb and Mar numbers ...

                     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
1/1/18          $701K                $954k
2/1/18          $730k                $993k
3/1/18          $708k                $972k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #529 on: March 02, 2018, 09:16:29 AM »
First day of a new month--time for another update!  :)

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$796K$1,058K
Jan-18$836K$1,095K
Feb-18$823K$1,087K

We paid the last of our installments ($7K) for the home renovations, and now will start saving for the next round (finishing the basement).  I upped the value of our home in our net worth calculations by a few thousand to account for the completion of the renovations.

The wild swings in the market affected the numbers, of course, but not horribly so.  Looks like we're off to another bumpy start here in March with the announcement of the increase in tariffs on aluminum and steel; should be fascinating to watch how that plays out.

Onward!

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

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #530 on: March 02, 2018, 11:36:06 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
01/1/18 - 651k /805k NW
02/1/18 - 681k / 831k NW
03/1/18 - 660k / 811k NW

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #531 on: March 02, 2018, 12:18:32 PM »
I got behind on tracking end of month numbers. First decline in a while, but not by too much. In mid-Feb I briefly went below 800k but it's (mostly) recovered at this point it seems. I am definitely at the point where I feel like I have (almost) no control over my NW. Which is both good and bad.

February 2018: 827k
January 2018: 831k

+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

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #532 on: March 03, 2018, 05:35:26 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)
Jan 2018: $664,203 (+$36,174)
Feb 2018: $662,419 (-$1,784)

First down month since 2016...what a run! And even then, we're only down ~$2k.
Aiming for $1.25M by 2020...

YoungGranny

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #533 on: March 05, 2018, 07:01:36 AM »

Dec. 2017: $502k
Jan. 2, 2018: $513.7k
Feb. 5, 2018: $539.9k


Mar. 5, 2018: $543.6k

Super high savings month for us which is the only reason we didn't slide backwards for us. Our investment accounts are down 2k net, we dumped in close to $9k between all of them this month, our rentals are also proving to be a good diversification tool since we cashflowed $2k last month. I get a bonus this month too so April will reflect higher than average savings as well - I won't mind if the market drops so I can buy some more index funds on sale with my bonus :)
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https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/journals/young-granny's-life/

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OurTown

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #534 on: March 06, 2018, 07:37:47 AM »
It looks like most people were able to offset the February market losses with current contributions, leaving the effect relatively "flat."     

YoungGranny

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #535 on: March 06, 2018, 07:53:49 AM »
It looks like most people were able to offset the February market losses with current contributions, leaving the effect relatively "flat."     

Right? That's pretty awesome to not feel a down ~3% month. Plus we all got a chance to buy some discounted funds this past month :)
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https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/journals/young-granny's-life/

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JustGettingStarted1980

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #536 on: March 06, 2018, 10:08:27 AM »
More Shares = Winning
"If you can keep your head when all about you
 Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
 But make allowance for their doubting too.....

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
 If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster,
 And treat those two impostors just the same"

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #537 on: March 07, 2018, 09:48:57 AM »

Invested assets:
12-2017: $510,037
1-2018: $539,718 (+29.6k)
2-2018: $514,481 (-25.2K)

The market giveth and the market taketh away.
My mid-life journey to financial independence
https://www.thegrayingsaver.com/

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #538 on: March 07, 2018, 09:58:37 AM »
And then we pulled back...

8/1/17: $834k liquid ($916k NW)
9/1/17: $841k liquid ($921k NW)
10/1/17: $857k liquid ($941k NW)
11/1/17: $872k liquid ($959k NW)
12/1/17: $889k liquid ($976k NW)
1/1/18: $902k liquid ($997k NW)
2/1/18: $939k liquid ($1.035M NW)
3/1/18: $927k liquid ($1.028M NW)

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #539 on: March 08, 2018, 04:45:01 PM »
New to the thread after March contributions posted today (by a squeak).

Invested/Liquid:
April 9, 2016:  $319,737
April 16, 2017: $379,833

March 8, 2018: $500,818

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #540 on: March 08, 2018, 05:00:36 PM »
Congratulations! And Welcome!!!
"If you can keep your head when all about you
 Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
 But make allowance for their doubting too.....

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
 If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster,
 And treat those two impostors just the same"

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #541 on: March 10, 2018, 08:03:35 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
3/10/18    $900k
In English & Latin,
ToughMother.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #542 on: March 10, 2018, 09:52:38 AM »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #543 on: March 11, 2018, 08:48:29 AM »
April '12   212K
April '13   226K
April '14   299K
April '15   332K
April '16   369K
April '17   493K
Now ====> 595K

Registered on MM Oct 17


« Last Edit: March 11, 2018, 09:35:14 AM by ACyclist »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #544 on: March 18, 2018, 02:48:24 PM »
Latest update below. Close to doubling net worth inside 2 years! I am including our home equity in this and have accounted for a small increase in home value, but nothing like the ridiculousness I see on Zillow.

Mar 2018 - $607k
Feb 2018 - $590k
Jan 2018 - $580k
Dec 2017 - $569k
Nov 2017 - $561k
Oct 2017 - $546k
Sep 2017 - $538k
Aug 2017 - $497k
July 2017 - $483k
Jun 2017 - $479k
May 2017 - $454k
Apr 2017 - $448k
Mar 2017 - $435k
Feb 2017 - $433k
Jan 2017 - $410k
Oct 2016 - $370k
Sep 2016 - $330k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #545 on: March 18, 2018, 09:36:28 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!

3/2018     $725K             $866K - still remodeling. Framing and all exterior done, all bills paid! (to contractors)
 But I'm not going to increase the equity number here until the project is done on the inside, too.
« Last Edit: March 18, 2018, 09:41:57 PM by monarda »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #546 on: March 19, 2018, 04:49:43 AM »
Congrats!


We're just jumping over from the race to 500k thread. Just checked our accounts today and are sitting at around $527K net worth.

Checking in at $554K. +27K in ~2 months. Not too shabby.

Net worth is increasing so quickly it’s making me dizzy. Net worth is currently at $666K. Over $100K in three months.

The first $500K felt like it crawled up at the pace of a snail. Now, I’m shocked every time I update our net worth statement every month.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #547 on: March 19, 2018, 03:44:27 PM »
Taking a major hit this month so far.

About £5k in unexpected expenses, from car service / tyres to a custom made item I ordered many months ago suddenly its ready and needs paying for.

On top of that the markets really not helping matters!

Reckon I am about £10k down this week alone.  Ouch.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #548 on: March 24, 2018, 10:00:52 PM »
We can hear crickets in this thread after the past week :D

I got accustomed to great returns in 2017 but time to get back to reality. Still a few more years at work. Just hoping for no 50%+ recession.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #549 on: March 25, 2018, 06:03:39 AM »
We can hear crickets in this thread after the past week :D

I got accustomed to great returns in 2017 but time to get back to reality. Still a few more years at work. Just hoping for no 50%+ recession.

Yeah, I am just trying not to look, haha.  Looks like my April 1 checkin is going to be ugly.  I'm FIREing early next year, but was not planning on touching the stash for a while, so that'll probably be ok.  If you've got a few years to go before you need the money you'll be fine.