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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1000 on: June 24, 2017, 09:43:40 AM »
After stalking around the forum for a few years I finally decided to Join this thread! 33yo and my DH is 38yo

Starting out at --->
June  2017     $125,500


I just paid 30,000 for a new Van (our only car now) in cash so it would be $155,500. The car is worth slightly less than what we paid 6 months later $29,000, shall I include it here or just keep plugging away not including it? I am leaning toward not including it since we never plan to sell it. We buy new cars but drive them for 15-20 years.

I should be getting $1,000 distribution from a from a private equity hotel investment. That will be in 2 weeks so that will bump me up a tad. Other than that we have two kids under 2 and just bought a nice house (I know not very mustashian) so our savings has slowed a bit but I should be getting some credit card bonus and bank account sign up bonus to add to the stash. Trying to do better at spending less on food, going out to eat (that is our big killer). Trying to be more aggressive my with investments, I am 50 percent cash right now earning nothing! so hard in a market that is feeling at the end of it's time riding high. 

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1001 on: June 26, 2017, 08:26:22 AM »
01/2017: $56,197
02/2017: $59,598
03/2017: $94,135
04/2017: $96,711
05/2017: $100,313
06/2017: $104,001
07/2017: $107,339
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1002 on: June 28, 2017, 08:23:23 AM »
June update:

401k:  $105,004.06
Roth: $54,909.86
E-fund: $10,954.28         

Total: $170,868.20
Total 1 month ago:  $166,016.47

Increase: $4,851.73

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1003 on: June 28, 2017, 12:11:22 PM »
Retirement only, does not include real estate or emergency savings:

January 2015: $98,619

January 2016: $101,235
December 2016: $140,779 (total NW $269,089)

January 2017: $151,307 (total NW $276,052)
February 2017: $156,620 (total NW $285,663)
March 2017: $161,585 (total NW $302,055)
April 2017: $166,111 (total NW $306,801)
May 2017: $169,686 (total NW $327,523)
June 2017: $171,784 (total NW $335,026)

I know the total NW is over $250k but I'm focused on retirement only for this challenge. A good chunk of the NW is real estate equity.
« Last Edit: June 29, 2017, 09:36:24 AM by SeattleStache »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1004 on: June 30, 2017, 07:03:15 AM »
$112k today.  My house is going up for sale so that number is bound to fluctuate depending on what's offered.  It is a complete seller's market in this area however; there is literally nothing for sale within $50k of what I'm asking; anything that goes up is sold usually within a week or two.  Kind of excited!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1005 on: June 30, 2017, 11:01:27 AM »
Finally made it into this thread! I'm amazed at how much some of you guys are able to put away each month. Is it high income, dual income, market return. Either way I'm jealous. Well here is my starting point, with no home equity.

8/8/16: $101,750

I may have skipped a few months of posting, but It's time to get back on track.

2/24/17: $110,773

3/31/17: $115,783

4/30/17: $116,557 not as much as I'd hoped. However, I did spend more on some rock climbing gear and did go out a few times near the end of the month. This month will be a much more frugal month.

Forgot to update!

5/31/17: $117,749
6/30/17: $121,780

July is looking like it's going to be a huge month.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1006 on: June 30, 2017, 11:06:45 AM »
6/30/2017: $114,809.37   (+$5,822.84) Husband started working
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Our income has more than doubled...

YAAY!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1007 on: June 30, 2017, 11:08:10 AM »

6/1/2017 - $115,738


6/30/2017 $117232 ~ +1.29%

Numbers are per Mint.  Does not include a ~$3500 car loan.  ( To be Paid off In September.)

So, No matter how I add the number (Mint, my spreadsheets) I am off a bit for my 2017 goal.  Guess I need to suck it up.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1008 on: June 30, 2017, 01:06:02 PM »
I'll jump in half-way through the year here (6/30) since I'm new to the forums and wasn't around at the start of the year.

EDIT - I'll update backwards a few months.

5/1/17 - $115,775
6/1/17 - $132,067
7/1/17 - $134,078
« Last Edit: July 12, 2017, 01:19:41 PM by DarkandStormy »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1009 on: June 30, 2017, 02:31:50 PM »
Marketable securities: 

12/15 ~    $81,000
12/16 ~  $109,000
01/17 ~  $116,000
02/17 ~  $122,000
03/17 ~  $125,000
04/17 ~  $130,000
05/17 ~  $130,000
06/17 ~  $134,000

Positive movement is good.
« Last Edit: June 30, 2017, 02:40:19 PM by CorpRaider »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1010 on: June 30, 2017, 03:59:30 PM »
This is my first race that I'm joining, so we'll see how it goes. We just crossed over the $100k mark recently, and I've only been tracking total net worth (which doesn't include our house value or mortgage) for a few months.

1/17 - $71,425.20
2/17 - $81,629.90
3/17 - $90,185.83
4/17 - $106,744.63 (husband got a huge bonus at work that we may have to repay if he quits his job, which is highly likely as he hates it)
5/17 - $112,212.95


I have to say I'm a bit surprised by how fast our net worth has gone up. It's been pushed a long by several work bonuses (for myself and my husband) and a fairly large tax return (yeah, yeah, face punch me).

6/17 - $119,459.82

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1011 on: June 30, 2017, 06:04:56 PM »
Date format is yyyy-mm-dd.

2016-08-01   102
2016-10-01   110
2016-12-31   138
2017-03-31   162
2017-06-30   183

It's getting there. I also track net worth outside my house (it includes money from 60 onwards) and I thought that would pass 500k but it hasn't although it's only a couple of grand short. Hopefully the next update will be above 200k.

Work has been excessively easy which is good. The only problem is that I've been working predominantly from home but I have new project (same job) where I have to turn up 4 days a week. Ideally I get a project to manage that ends up managing itself and I only work 10-20 hours a week for another 3-4 years until retirement. Unfortunately that isn't going to happen although I will keep pushing for that. It's interesting in that I was questioned why only 4 days a week last week and here is the kicker I reckon I only have 1 days a week work.
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1012 on: June 30, 2017, 11:46:10 PM »
6/30/2017: $114,809.37   (+$5,822.84) Husband started working
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Our income has more than doubled...

YAAY!
It's crazy. I am officially a rich person. We will now be in the top 15% of income for the US. So much to be thankful for!

That's gotta feel awesome lol!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1013 on: July 01, 2017, 12:02:01 AM »
$188,151.70. Up $4,703.27.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1014 on: July 01, 2017, 04:55:00 AM »
2017
Jan 1:  $170,881  (start of tracking)
Feb 1:  $183,768  (up $12,887,  +7.5%)
Mar 1:  $197,020  (up $13,252,  +7.2%)
Apr 1:  $202,363  (up   $5,343,  +2.7%)
May 1: $223,229  (up $20,866,  +10.3%)
Jun 1:  $244,355  (up $21,126,  +9.5%)
Jul 1:   $249,532  (up   $5,177,  +2.1%)

So close!  We were briefly over $250k but a $600 medical expense and a slight pullback in our investments brought us back under.

I guess I'll be here at least another month...   8)
« Last Edit: July 09, 2017, 09:05:26 AM by Pizzabrewer »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1015 on: July 01, 2017, 06:29:20 AM »
Didn't start tracking NW properly until April, so here we go!

04/2017 - 114,128.11
05/2017 - 123,935.63
06/2017 - 127,228.98

07/2017 - 128,638.92

Last month was extra expensive due to moving to a new apartment, the rate of increase should pick up again this month.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1016 on: July 01, 2017, 06:47:33 AM »
June 2017 - $100,579
July 2017 - $103,003

Trying to do this on the first of the month.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1017 on: July 01, 2017, 06:57:45 AM »

DateNet WorthTotal GainsSavedMarket GainsSaving Rate
5/31/2017$101,344.65+$2,422.39$1,478.82$943.5723%
6/30/2017$100,060.05-$1,284.60-$1,601.89$317.29-26%

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1018 on: July 01, 2017, 07:01:24 AM »
4/1/16: $100,869
5/1/16: $104,268
6/1/16: $107,087
7/1/16: $112,489
8/1/16: $118,328
9/1/16: $120,838
10/1/16: $124,626
11/1/16: $126,949
12/1/16: $132,846
1/1/17: $141,336
2/1/17: $145,890
3/1/17: $152,308
4/1/17: $155,552
5/1/17: $160,430
6/1/17: $165,384

7/1/17: $174,224 (three paycheck month, a few stipends pay out in June)

Some big expenses coming up over the next couple months: an out-of-state move, my wedding, and furnishing our new place. I should be able to 'hold the line' at around $175,000. If I manage to hit $180,000 on 9/1, though, that would be wonderful.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1019 on: July 01, 2017, 08:16:08 AM »
Dec 2016 - $129.04 k
Jan 2017 - $133.53 k
Feb 2017 - $139.23 k
Mar 2017 - $145.40 k
Apr 2017 - $149.59 k
May 2017 - $155.36 k
Jun 2017 -  $160.27 k




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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1020 on: July 01, 2017, 08:37:28 AM »
Feb 1st - 167,752
March 1st - 177,448
April 1st - 183,917
May 1st - 189,025
June 1st - 195,189
July 1st 202,048

2.5 paychecks (401k isn't registering yet) helped.  It went up fast right at the beginning of the month and did nothing marketwise for the rest.  Just now logging into Personal Capital they mentioned some volatility from Brexit over the coming days, so I guess we'll see what happens this month.  Either way, happy to cross that 200k line.  That was my goal before I turn 33, and I've got a month and a half to spare :)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1021 on: July 01, 2017, 09:41:24 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
Feb 1 2017: $200,758.63
Mar 1 2017: $211,677.78
Apr 1 2017: $217,643.71
May 1 2017: $225,773.04
Jun 1 2017: $232,222.09
July 1 2017: $235,779.19
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1022 on: July 01, 2017, 10:21:25 AM »
Feb 29 2016: $79,516.82
March 31 2016: $83,734.70
April 30 2016: $87,137.39
May 31 2016: $89,555.65
June 30 2016: $93,641.14
July 31 2016: $101,134.66
Aug 31 2016: $104,093.75
Sept 30 2016: $105,485.80
Oct 31 2016: $109,245.15
Nov 30 2016: $107,889.49
Dec 31 2016: $112,056.39

Jan 31 2017: $118,069.75
Feb 28 2017: $122,510.00
March 31 2017: $127,153.94
April 30 2017: $128,416.64
May 31 2017: $132,481.64
June 30 2017: $134,088.17

Slow few months. Daggum medical bills. Oh well, the biggest ones should be paid. And I've definitely met my deductible for the year!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1023 on: July 01, 2017, 03:49:17 PM »
We have now closed on our house so things are stable enough to join.  Tracking everything except real estate in this challenge

6/30:  198.7k

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1024 on: July 01, 2017, 06:51:19 PM »
01/02/17   : 101,101
01/03/17   : 104,109
01/04/17   : 106,512
01/05/17   : 109,202
01/06/17   : 112,457
01/07/17   : 115,417

Nice jump this month!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1025 on: July 02, 2017, 06:10:55 AM »
May 2017: CHF 231'000
June 2017: CHF 235'000

As I paid CHF 2'700 in taxes and the mortgage (CHF 1'380) for the last three months was due I'm satisfied.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1026 on: July 02, 2017, 12:38:00 PM »
05/31/2017: $101,116
06/30/2017: $105,800

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1027 on: July 02, 2017, 12:47:16 PM »
Quarter    "Liquid"       Liquid + R.E.
Q3 2016:  $112,200     $165,800
Q4 2016:  $124,300     $178,500
Q1 2017:  $148,300     $203,300
Q2 2017:  $160,548     $217,018

A little slow this quarter, good thing the market went up to give the appearance of progress... trip to Europe, partially financed with credit card hacking, which included putting some spending forward a few months (gift cards, mortgage prepay), but should allow for even higher savings this quarter.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1028 on: July 02, 2017, 01:17:53 PM »

I am also in. All investments combined.
Projected graduation date: July 2021. Let’ go!

Jan 2017 - 104.349,70 €
Feb 2017 - 107.347,94 €
Mar 2017 - 109.555,88 €
Apr 2017 - 114.946,86 €
May 2017 - 116.421,26 €

July 2017 - 117.381,18 €

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1029 on: July 03, 2017, 08:29:04 AM »
$76,681.12 - Jan 2016
$78,394.20 - Feb 2016
$82,651.23 - Mar 2016
$84,554.86 - Apr 2016
$86,839.45 - May 2016
$92,097.50 - Jun 2016
$96,841.10 - Jul 2016
$77,947.65 - Aug 2016
$83,571.41 - Sep 2016
$86,421.49 - Oct 2016
$91,967.15 - Nov 2016
$96,764.63 - Dec 2016

$102,739.32 - Jan 2017
$110,530.30 - Feb 2017
$115,337.66 - Mar 2017
$120,434.93 - Apr 2017
$124,915.92 - May 2017
$131,400.73 - Jun 2017

Increase of about $6,500 last month. Selling our old house above asking price helped. Although any gains from that primarily went to offset the enormous costs associated with selling a house.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1030 on: July 03, 2017, 08:50:46 AM »
Welcome to all the new fellows on the march to 250k!
same investing strategy, the markets stay smooth and calm, the real word doesn't.....remember, remember the days of september for the fireworks..

everything according to the plan: rolling over only short running structured products (bonus certificates (1 to 2 months)) on the european indexes DAX\EuroStoxx50, no stocks.
No liabilities + a paid Appartment (Value approx. 300,000€)

Invested Assets+ Cash Account:
1/1/2016 Jan:    64,400€

1/1/2017 Jan:  104,000 €
2/1/2017 Feb:  105,000 €
3/1/2017 Mar:  107,000 €
4/1/2017 Apr:  110,000 €   
5/1/2017 May:  112,900 € 
6/1/2017 June:  117,868 € 
7/1/2017 July:  122,085 €

Planned Graduation Date 250k: June 2021

Happy Investing

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1031 on: July 03, 2017, 09:18:36 AM »

Jan. 1, 2017 - 103,000
Feb. 1, 2017 - 106,500
Mar. 1 2017  - 102,500
Apr. 1  2017 -  110,000
May 1  2017 -  112,500
June 1 2017 -  113,500
July  1 2017 -  120,500


Rent House is sold off, fix up work on current house is paid for, and the rest of the proceeds should hopefully cover the rest of the new house's work, and I managed to pocket 6 grand or so of the proceeds to feel like I got something out of it!  Hoping to be done with all this money juggling by September, maybe October if need be.  I'm looking forward to normalized spending, budgets, and hopefully savings. 


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1032 on: July 03, 2017, 09:36:17 AM »
1/1/2017: INV-$107,733.74     NW-$188,244.05
2/1/2017: INV-$117,155.67     NW-$199,327.18
3/1/2017: INV-$130,755.36     NW-$209,268.66
4/1/2017: INV-$150,924.22     NW-$231,298.12
5/1/2017: INV-$161,757.38     NW-$240,471.22
6/1/2017: INV-$171,173.97     NW-$248,728.12

7/1/2017: INV-$191,558.47     NW-$269,949.18

Pretty big jump this month since my pension went from 0% vested to 100% vested so I started counting it and it was a 3 paycheck month for Hubs. For my pension, I'm only counting the amount I could get if I quit today and cashed out today which I estimate using the Fidelity online calculator (~7.4K). I'm going to stay in this thread until our investments reach 250K since that is what we will apply the 4% rule to.  The rest of our NW is just equity and our emergency fund which aren't really part of our 'stash.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1033 on: July 03, 2017, 10:32:16 AM »

DateNet WorthTotal GainsSavedMarket GainsSaving Rate
5/31/2017$101,344.65+$2,422.39$1,478.82$943.5723%
6/30/2017$100,060.05-$1,284.60-$1,601.89$317.29-26%

Man, what happened? Unexpected expenses?

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1034 on: July 03, 2017, 11:36:40 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
Feb 1, 2017-$175,000
March 1,2017-187,900
April 1,2017-189,200
May 1,2017-197,400
June 1,2017-202,300
July 1,2017-206,400

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1035 on: July 03, 2017, 12:13:05 PM »

DateNet WorthTotal GainsSavedMarket GainsSaving Rate
5/31/2017$101,344.65+$2,422.39$1,478.82$943.5723%
6/30/2017$100,060.05-$1,284.60-$1,601.89$317.29-26%

Man, what happened? Unexpected expenses?

Vacation to Las Vegas wasn't cheap :D. It's been a couple of years since we took a big vacation, so we decided to this year. Investments are up, though (60,750 -> 62,450). It was made about $500 worse NW wise because I stopped counting some side-investments since they were converted into something else that, while liquid, won't be sold. Overall, we're on pace to be around 103k by the end of the month :).

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1036 on: July 03, 2017, 01:02:28 PM »
03/2017 - $130,500
04/2017 - $133,780 (+3280 - Saved $2500, Market Gains $780, Savings Ratio 48.2%)
05/2017 - $138,157 (+4377 - Saved $2835, Market Gains $1542, Savings Ratio 54.4%)
06/2017 - $144,144 (+5987 - Saved $3265, Market Gains $2731, Savings Ratio 61.9%)
07/2017 - $147,452 (+3308 - Saved $2039, Market Gains $1269, Savings Ratio 39.1%)

This month wasn't great. Lower market returns and a low savings ratio because a trip in June and July was reflected in this month's finances. A renewed intensity to save will hopefully mark this month. Still, it's nice to know even when I splurge, I still save 40% of my income. Plus a raise kicked in, which never hurts.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1037 on: July 04, 2017, 05:44:18 AM »
Dec  $77,305.53
Jan '17 $81,279.42
Feb $88,887.09
Mar $91,141.45
Apr $96,365.54
May $100,283.34
June $102,285.14

Still proud to have tipped over the $100,000 mark! I thought it might drop back down under and I'd be disappointed in June, but still the slow steady climb :) 250,000 seems a long long way off, but...
I'll get there someday!!!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1038 on: July 05, 2017, 05:21:52 AM »
1/31/16 - $101,376.00
3/1/2016 - $102,990.00
4/1/2016 - $116,749.00
5/1/2016 - $119,487.00
6/1/2016 - $126,469.00
7/1/2016 - $130,494.00
8/1/2016 - $137,029.00
9/1/2016 - $137,784.00
10/1/2016 - $138,994.00
11/1/2016 - $142,793.00
12/1/2016 - $145,877.00
1/1/2016 - $153,860.00
2/1/2017 - $160,572.00
3/1/2017 - $166,884.00
4/1/2017 - $178,162.00
5/1/2017 - $181,246.00

Looks like I missed last month:

6/1/2017 - $185,933.00
7/1/2017 - $188,383.00

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1039 on: July 05, 2017, 09:56:02 AM »
5/01/2017:  $198,456
5/15/2017:  $200,404 - was able to put an extra $250 in that was leftover from last month's household budget!! Plus 401k plus a little market gain gets us started!! 
5/31/2017:  $207,044 - Market wasn't particularly helpful lately, but "Cheap-Ass May Throw Down the Gauntlet" put an extra $400 or so into the kitty.
6/15/2017: $213,996 - Market up a little before the latest Trump drama, car in the shop and DW dentist visit meant no additional $ in beyond the retirement/regular addition, but CC churning just got DW and I free plane tix to a friend's destination wedding!
7/5/2017: $219,933 - car in new shop waiting for diagnosis - trying to make up for last month's spendypants-ness (is that a word?) despite summer in the city desire to go out w friends for frozen drinks.....

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1040 on: July 07, 2017, 01:57:32 AM »
All the sucess I'm seeing in these threads is incredible.   You're doing it.  You're really doing it.  Don't let the dips dispair you.  It smoothes out in time.  Keep chipping away.  It's coming.   

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1041 on: July 07, 2017, 07:45:23 AM »
Dec  $77,305.53
Jan '17 $81,279.42
Feb $88,887.09
Mar $91,141.45
Apr $96,365.54
May $100,283.34
June $102,285.14

Still proud to have tipped over the $100,000 mark! I thought it might drop back down under and I'd be disappointed in June, but still the slow steady climb :) 250,000 seems a long long way off, but...
I'll get there someday!!!

Nice!! I'm in the same place right now. I know $250K is going to come faster than the first $100K, but I think I'm going to be more impatient this time around.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1042 on: July 07, 2017, 10:03:15 AM »

7/1/2014     $(5,000.00)
1/1/2015     $6,200.00
7/1/2015     $16,873.00
1/1/2016     $45,436.00
7/1/2016     $59,000.00
1/1/2017     $77,441.00           
7/1/2017  $100,056 After exactly 36 months, I have finally gone from -$5,000 to just barely squeeze past $100,000!!! Off to the $250K thread, good luck to everyone here, and hopefully see you again soon!
After 3 years in the 0 to 100k thread I have finally made it to the next level! Looking forward to continuing the progress with everyone here!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1043 on: July 07, 2017, 11:35:22 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
Jan 2017       $111,400.00
Feb 2017       $145,239.58
Mar 2017       $154,141.21
Apr 2017        $160,150.58
May 2017       $156,334.39
June 2017      $162,557.18

Google doc link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit#gid=0

Looking back at Mint data, I realized it took me four years to get from $0 to $100k, but I'm on track to close the gap between $100 and $250k in about two and a half years. Compounding feels good.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1044 on: July 07, 2017, 11:47:22 AM »
After 3 years in the 0 to 100k thread I have finally made it to the next level! Looking forward to continuing the progress with everyone here!

Welcome!

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Had another great month, despite getting to travel to Bangkok to visit my parents and boarding my dog during that time. Also got a bunch of early Christmas gifts for friends and coworkers.

+3.88% or $6,511.23 to $174,517.92! Just shy of the $175 I was thinking I'd hit :-)

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit#gid=0

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1045 on: July 07, 2017, 12:53:38 PM »
Thanks for the welcome and spreadsheet link! I hope I see that same acceleration on my way to $250!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1046 on: July 08, 2017, 07:14:55 PM »
I'm at $99,805, thanks to an inheritance of ~51,000 last week. I'm in! I have a few hundred in cash, so right at 100,000! (feels cool typing all those zeroes!)

Oct 16   Mar-17   May-6   June-14   July-8
24200   39000   44714   45873   100000

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1047 on: July 10, 2017, 01:01:19 AM »

Nice!! I'm in the same place right now. I know $250K is going to come faster than the first $100K, but I think I'm going to be more impatient this time around.

Welcome all the new ones. Impatience is a problem, the higher you get the more you want to accelerate the process, this means more risky investments. So i have to breeeath out......

Live long and prosper!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1048 on: July 12, 2017, 02:43:45 PM »
Savings have been on autopilot for a while, and although I've been tracking them every two weeks I have slacked off and not visited this post or updated the google doc since last July.

July 2016: $163,600
July 2017: $238,100

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1049 on: July 13, 2017, 10:54:33 AM »
@codemonkey, with that kind of progress, we won't see you around these parts much longer! Well done!

Now go crank out more code!