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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1350 on: November 29, 2017, 08:08:46 AM »
2017-8-31: $230k

2017-11-28: $506k

I sold a thing I made. See you on the other side.

Holy crap! Wow! Nice one :-)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1351 on: November 29, 2017, 08:50:43 PM »
First time posting in this thread! I'm just going to be including my invested income & cash, and ignoring my retirement fund (superannuation) & student debt (hecs) because I pretty much ignore them in all my calculations.

Jun 2015:  $50k
Oct 2016:  $100k
Nov 2017:  $150k

I remember being super excited about my first $50k. When I hit $100k it was pretty exciting, but $150k just kinda passed me by a few weeks ago without even really thinking about it.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1352 on: November 30, 2017, 06:19:56 AM »
4/28/17 $82,123.14 start of competition
5/31/17 $83,416.85 an increase of $1,293.71
6/30/17 $88,646.63 an increase of $5,229.78
7/31/17 $97,939.57 an increase of $9,292.94
8/31/17 $98,975.02 an increase of $1,034.45
9/29/17 $101,431.60 an increase of $2,456.58
10/31/17 $106,262.40 an increase of $4,830.80
11/30/17 $103,638.95 a decrease of -$2,623.45

An expected decrease because I bought an engagement ring.  A bitter sweet moment lol I know I'll get a substantial bump-up in net worth sometime next year when I do get married so I consider it a very worthy investment.


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1353 on: November 30, 2017, 07:40:55 AM »
31-Oct-16: $121,639
30-Nov-16: $128,335
31-Dec-16: $134,179
31-Jan-17: $140,623
28-Feb-17: $148,087
31-Mar-17: $153,745
30-Jun-17: $171,538
31-Jul-17: $179,124
31-Aug-17: $180,682
30-Sep-17: $192,217
31-Oct-17: $199,128
30-Nov-17: $207,436

Ever closer. Congrats to the graduates this month!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1354 on: November 30, 2017, 08:13:11 AM »
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
07/17 ~  $138,000
08/17 ~  $142,000
09/17 ~  $148,000
10/17 ~  $151,000
11/17 ~  $158,000


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1355 on: November 30, 2017, 08:17:39 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
8/1/17: $175,435
9/1/17: $220,249
10/1/17: $228,472
11/1/17: $237,860
12/1/17: $244,233

Some big jumps these past few months! I'd love to hit $250k by 2018, but, realistically, it probably won't happen until January/February.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1356 on: November 30, 2017, 08:19:25 AM »
First off congrats to everybody who's trucking along and to those who are graduating.

I can't believe how much growth I've gotten although I know it's mostly due to such a high market right now. Still going from 100K to 125K in 6 months is amazing to me. Especially considering how long it took to get the first 100K. I'm definitely liking how it's finally past the tipping point and will just stream roll on from here.

As always I don't include the house as it's not an asset until we sell it. This is just retirement investments and savings

08/31/16   $70,534.23
09/30/16   $73,742.76
10/31/16   $74,282.52
11/30/16   $77,284.23
12/31/16   $80,583.50
01/31/17   $84,085.00
02/28/17   $88,359.35
03/31/17   $93,104.53
04/30/17   $97,055.33
05/31/17   $100,655.06
06/30/17   $103,736.43
07/31/17   $108,879.02
08/31/17   $112,049.65
09/30/17   $116,830.81
10/31/17   $120,730.29
11/30/17   $125,384.73

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1357 on: November 30, 2017, 09:07:58 AM »
Congratulations to the graduates! I'm on a path of slow and steady progress. Student loans are down, investments are up.

10/31: 131,132
11/30: 136,176

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1358 on: November 30, 2017, 09:19:33 AM »
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%)
08/2017 - $152,993 (+5541 - Saved $2961, Market Gains $2580, Savings Ratio 54.3%)
09/2017 - $155,863 (+2870 - Saved $2838, Market Gains $32, Savings Ratio 52%)
10/2017 - $162,673 (+6810 - Saved $2999, Market Gains $3811, Savings Ratio 54.9%)
11/2017 - $168,673 (+6000 - Saved $2775, Market Gains $3225, Savings Ratio 50.8%)
12/2017 - $175,755 (+7082 - Saved $2730, Market Gains $4352, Savings Ratio 50%)

Took a big hit from a car repair. If my car needs another hefty repair in the next 2 years, I'll probably junk it and buy a used car that I plan to last for ~3 years until I can get a used self driving car. I'm not beating myself up for the low savings rate - without that car bill, I was at 71%. Market Gains from Cryptocurrencies were huge this month. The last two days dropped 20% and I'm still up 40% this month.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1359 on: November 30, 2017, 10:19:40 AM »

6/1/2017 - $115,738
6/30/2017 $117,232 ~ +1.29%
7/31/2017 $119,087 ~ +1.58%
8/31/2017 $123,218 ~ +3.47%
9/30/2017 $123,886 ~ +0.54%
10/31/2017 $125,468.75 +1.28%

11/31/2017 $124,036.64 ~-1.14%

Numbers based on Mint and does not include:
 A small crypto currency investment < $1000
approximately $4200 in Real estate tax Liens
 
While I could include the approximate $ amount of liens I have, I won't as I need to develop the query to do so. Won't take terribly long but I have other things of greater important I need to do at the moment.  Maybe someday. 
That being said, market gains for the win, as I only seemed to drop 1.4k despite my new un-tracked investment. 

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1360 on: November 30, 2017, 12:40:56 PM »

8/8/16: $101,750
2/24/17: $110,773
3/31/17: $115,783
4/30/17: $116,557
5/31/17: $117,749
6/30/17: $121,780
8/17: $124,670
9/17: $126,816
10/17: $126,387 (Commission check hit month after)
11/17: $137,646

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1361 on: November 30, 2017, 12:48:45 PM »
11/31/2017 $124,036.64 ~-1.14%

Is this a new Leap Day? :)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1362 on: November 30, 2017, 12:50:27 PM »
Joining in even though I'm quite far through this stretch...

12/1: 175,799

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1363 on: November 30, 2017, 05:33:06 PM »
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06-17: $127,000
07-17: $134,794
08-17: $138,767
09-17: $139,162
10-17: $154,318
11-17: $160,267

Another good month! Considering that we had to pay for a new gym membership, car service and engagement party this month.

Just keep swimming, just keep swimming.
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06-17: $127,000
07-17: $134,794
08-17: $138,767
09-17: $139,162
10-17: $154,318
11-17: $160,267
12-17: $164,823

Spent more money on the wedding (DJ, Photographer etc) but managed to make some decent ground. Christmas coming up so things may take a hit.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1364 on: November 30, 2017, 08:29:57 PM »
              Invested       NW
1/31/2017:  $55,715     $115,306
2/28/2017:  $57,750     $122,296
3/31/2017:  $58,109     $118,381
4/30/2017:  $58,207     $117,249   <<-----------Discovered MMM!
5/31/2017:  $69,706     $125,027
6/30/2017:  $82,626     $132,130
7/31/2017:  $89,755     $177,201
8/31/2017:  $95,620     $183,831
9/30/2017:  $100,062   $184,858   <<-----------100k invested!
10/31/2017:$106,436   $193,830
11/30/2017:$110,545   $202,672   <<-----------NW is > than debt! (Mortgage + car + student loans)!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1365 on: November 30, 2017, 11:49:13 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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1366 on: November 30, 2017, 11:52:56 PM »
November: $216,005.72, up $4,981.82.

The beat goes on...

Hope everyone had a wonderful TG!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1367 on: December 01, 2017, 04:50:30 AM »
Investments and liquid assets, not including house equity:

April 1, 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

I'm going to guess I will graduate from this thread around April.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1368 on: December 01, 2017, 06:00:07 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
6/1/2017 - $185,933.00
7/1/2017 - $188,383.00
8/1/2017 - $194,921.00
9/1/2017 - $198,680.00
10/1/2017 - $200,900.00
11/1/2017 - $205,957.00

12/1/2017 - $210,663.00

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1369 on: December 01, 2017, 06:43:06 AM »

01/2017:  $42,000
02/2017:  $51,000
03/2017:  $57,500
04/2017:  $62,500
05/2017:  $71,546
06/2017:  $80,500
07/2017:  $88,597
08/2017:  $97,618
09/2017:  $106,055
10/2017:  $111,242 (big tax bill, new tires, still a decent month!)
11/2017:  $120,141
12/2017:  $131,419

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1370 on: December 01, 2017, 07:24:39 AM »
NW // Inv. Assets

5/1/17 - $115,775  //  $92,843
6/1/17 - $132,067  //  $96,095
7/1/17 - $134,078  //  $96,404
8/1/17 - $142,711  //  $100,068
9/1/17 - $144,009 // $102,800
10/1/17 - $146,185 // $106,104
11/1/17 - $151,793 // $111,791

12/1/17 - $155,245 // $116,204

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1371 on: December 01, 2017, 07:36:37 AM »
June 2016 - $102k
Dec 2016 - $130k
June 2017 - $162k
Dec 2017 - $220k

Hoping to hit $230 by the end of the month and graduate in Q1 2018

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1372 on: December 01, 2017, 08:18:09 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
July 2017       $170,357.32
August 2017   $174,107.52
Oct 2017        $184,884.82
Nov 2017       $198,945.16
Dec 2017      $206,349.74

Crossing over $200k with a bunch of market gains! Feels good :)

Unexpected expenses this month: a plane ticket for a funeral. Expected upcoming expenses: two new tires for my car and beginning to pay trip costs for our honeymoon next year.

Targeting $250k by July 2018.

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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1373 on: December 01, 2017, 08:20:28 AM »
DateNet WorthTotal GainsSavedMarket GainsSaving Rate
5/31/2017$101,344.65+$2,422.39+$1,478.82+$943.57+23%
6/30/2017$100,060.05-$1,284.60-$1,601.89+$317.29-26%
7/31/2017$103,868.70+$3,808.65+$2,550.76+$1,257.89+39%
8/31/2017$104,537.62+$668.92+$1,100.88-$431.96+14%
9/30/2017$107,892.53+$3,354.91+$2,288.37+$1,066.54+33%
10/31/2017$110,221.54+$2,329.01+$1,193.40+$1,135.61+30%
11/30/2017$111,408.49+$1,186.95+$268.63+$918.32+4%

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1374 on: December 01, 2017, 08:30:25 AM »
05/31/2017: $101,116
06/30/2017: $105,800
07/31/2017: $108,102
08/31/2017: $109,173
09/30/2017: $112,641
10/31/2017: $114,947
11/30/2017: $120,950

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1375 on: December 01, 2017, 08:33:49 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
8/1/2017: INV-$210,017.87     NW-$288,580.05
9/1/2017: INV-$220,293.40     NW-$234,445.40
10/1/2017: INV-$231,800.69    NW-$251,185.62
11/1/2017: INV-$242,953.93    NW-$250,846.10

12/1/2017: INV-$256,324.07    NW-$266,011.53

I've done gradumacated.  See y'all in the next thread.
NW is still in limbo due to mortgage company dragging their feet disbursing checks and reimbursing the $15K we gave to our contractor.  We only saved $6450 this month which means our money made $6900 or $450 more than we saved.  Definitely feeling the treadmill dragging us forward right now.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1376 on: December 01, 2017, 08:57:37 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
8/1/2017: INV-$210,017.87     NW-$288,580.05
9/1/2017: INV-$220,293.40     NW-$234,445.40
10/1/2017: INV-$231,800.69    NW-$251,185.62
11/1/2017: INV-$242,953.93    NW-$250,846.10

12/1/2017: INV-$256,324.07    NW-$266,011.53

I've done gradumacated.  See y'all in the next thread.
NW is still in limbo due to mortgage company dragging their feet disbursing checks and reimbursing the $15K we gave to our contractor.  We only saved $6450 this month which means our money made $6900 or $450 more than we saved.  Definitely feeling the treadmill dragging us forward right now.

Nice work!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1377 on: December 01, 2017, 11:25:17 AM »

$43,153 - Jan 2015
$67,328 - Jan 2016
$103,372 - Nov 2017

$114,117 - Dec 2017

Going to be a lot slower growth for the next several months but should stay positive.
« Last Edit: December 01, 2017, 10:58:07 PM by AcftW »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1378 on: December 01, 2017, 11:55:23 AM »
04/2017 - 114,128.11
05/2017 - 123,935.63
06/2017 - 127,228.98
07/2017 - 128,638.92
08/2017 - 133,202.60
09/2017 - 135,706.79
10/2017 - 141,346.00
11/2017 - 146,788.93


12/2017 - 153,023.95

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1379 on: December 01, 2017, 04:09:39 PM »
Including IRAs, 401(k), HSA, and Investment Account.
Jan 1, 2016 - $81,396
Aug 1, 2016 - $120,039
Oct 1, 2016 - $122,943
Jan 1, 2017 - $128,893
Mar 1, 2017 - $151,772
May 1, 2017 - $156,756
Aug 1, 2017 - $170,072
Sep 1, 2017 - $174,170
Oct 1, 2017 - $189,054  - moved $8K into Investment Account from Emergency Savings. While overall NW did not increase much, moving money around into respective accounts pushes the needle dramatically.


Nov 1, 2017 - $196,010 - yippee!! so close to $200K!

Dec 1, 2017 - $201,106 - nice! Crossed over to the $200k line. Let's hope I can stay for awhile. Still projecting Jan 2019 to hit $250k.

Congrats to all the graduates this month!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1380 on: December 01, 2017, 04:21:43 PM »
Nov 2017 - $150,186

WOO! This will be my first year maxing my Roth and 401k and it definitely shows. I just joined this thread last year around this same time and here I am with another $50k. I like it!

I'd like to max both of those next year too, but we'll see how that shakes out with my husband's self employment adventure. We're not quite three months into that, but so far it's going well. Stock sales got a bump with the holidays and cooler weather and his queue of custom work has been growing slowly, but steadily longer. Cash reserves are holding steady so far and my income has been keeping ahead of misc larger expenses like car repairs and vet bills even with my maxed out 401k contributions. So far, so good!

Congrats!  I am in the same boat; first year maxing both IRA and 401k.  Also, go Badgers!!! ;)

Thanks. Congrats to you too!

Meh for the Badgers though. Sportsball. Woo. :P

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1381 on: December 02, 2017, 01:25:12 PM »
Nov. 1 2015:  $101,701.11 --- gain of $8,228.48
Dec 1 2015:  $106,488.64 --- gain of $4,787.53
Jan. 1 2016:  $107,709.77 --- gain of $1,221.14
Feb. 1 2016:  $106,318.40 --- loss of $1,402.91
Mar. 1 2016:  $108,550.55 --- gain of $2,232.15
Apr. 1 2016:  $115,724.63 --- gain of $7,174.08  woohoo market swing up!
May 1 2016:  $119,946.35 --- gain of $4,221.72
June 1 2016:  $125,160.93 --- gain of $5,214.58
July 1 2016:  $127,094.93 --- gain of $1,934.00
August 1 2016:  $133,039.69 --- gain of $5,944.76
September 1 2016:  $136,465.21 --- gain of $3,425.52
October 1 2016:  $140,391.81 --- gain of $3,926.60
November 1 2016:  $145,497.13 --- gain of $5,105.32
December 1 2016:  $149,771.11 -- gain of  $3,732.60
January 1 2017:  $153,948.79 -- gain of $4,177.68
February 1 2017:  $163,262.29 -- gain of $9,313.60 
March 1 2017:  $169,266.73 -- gain of $6,004.44  January had 5 paychecks, so extra went in savings, which made this a better-than-average month.
April 1 2017:  $173,615.56 -- gain of $4,398.83
May 1 2017:  $179,910.03 -- gain of $6,294.47
June 1 2017:  $185,658.02 -- gain of $5,747.99
July 1 2017:  $189,004.34 -- gain of $3,346.32
August 1 2017:  $194,775.49 -- gain of $5,771.15
September 1 2017:  $198,403.35 -- gain of $3,627.86
October 1 2017:  $203,102.05 -- gain of $4,698.70
November 1 2017:  $210,951.82 -- gain of $7,849.76
December 1 2017:  $216,449.55 -- gain of $5,497.73

I really need to update here more often!  Looks like it took 2 years to go from $100,000 to $200,000.  Better than I thought it was!  Based on our changing budget, I'm guessing we'll cross the $250,000 mark around August or September of next year.  Assuming there isn't a big drop in the market or the world catches fire.  And I hate looking for the link to the spreadsheet, so I'm adding it here.

The link to the spreadsheet is:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit?usp=sharing

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1382 on: December 02, 2017, 02:13:33 PM »

Mar 2016     $28,361
Jun 2016     $40,970
Sep 2016     $57,895
Dec 2016     $80,499
Jan 2017     $87,257
Feb 2017     $93,080
Mar 2017     $99,766
Apr 2017     $97,334
May 2017     $100,755
Jun 2017     $102,562
Jul 2017     $107,420
Aug 2017     $107,530
Sep 2017     $112,554
Oct 2017     $116,826
Nov 2017     $122,380

« Last Edit: December 06, 2017, 05:37:04 PM by BeautifulDay »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1383 on: December 02, 2017, 05:54:47 PM »
Nov 2017       $198,945.16
Dec 2017      $206,349.74

Crossing over $200k with a bunch of market gains! Feels good :)

Congrats!

And yes, it does :-)

My net work went up by 5.21% or $10,395.14 to $209,788.00 last month!

Tracking sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit?usp=sharing

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1384 on: December 02, 2017, 09:18:54 PM »
My net work went up by 5.21% or $10,395.14 to $209,788.00 last month!

Wow, great month!!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1385 on: December 03, 2017, 12:45:52 AM »
Jumping in to this thread quite late. I've been in the "race to $100k" for a while, until someone suggested I was underselling myself by not including my house in my NW. So I've jumped on paper but not in real life. Plus my new retirement fund has a pretty cool consolidation of all my finances, so lazy-arse here doesn't have to work it out herself.

DateNet worthGain (Loss)
1 Dec 2017$239,686.56N/A

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1386 on: December 03, 2017, 10:05:42 PM »

  month   :  net worth  :  change  : comments
15/12/01 :     $41,891 :          $0 : discovered MMM, started tracking
16/01/01 :     $48,769 :   $6,878 :
16/02/01 :     $49,524 :      $755 : spent a month in Spain, got engaged
16/03/01 :     $57,682 :   $8,158 :
16/04/01 :     $59,983 :   $2,301 :
16/05/01 :     $66,210 :   $6,227 :
16/06/01 :     $69,972 :   $3,762 : fiancee starts nursing school
16/07/01 :     $74,840 :   $4,868 :
16/08/01 :     $85,562 : $10,722 :
16/09/01 :     $76,921 :   $8,641 : second semester nursing school
16/10/01 :     $80,512 :   $3,591 :
16/11/01 :     $81,247 :      $735 :
16/12/01 :     $85,807 :   $4,560 :
17/01/01 :   $108,934 : $23,127 : inheritance
17/02/01 :     $95,517 : $13,417 : third semester nursing school
17/03/01 :   $108,727 : $13,210 :
17/04/01 :   $112,877 :   $4,150 :
17/05/01 :   $119,493 :   $6,616 :
17/06/01 :   $126,815 :   $7,322 : fiancee finishes nursing school, wedding, honeymoon
17/07/01 :   $136,498 :   $9,683 :
17/08/01 :   $139,080 :   $2,582 :
17/09/01 :   $138,316 :      $764 :
17/10/01 :   $155,942 : $17,626 : wife begins new career as RN
17/11/01 :   $158,188 :   $2,246 : a few unmustachian purchases this month slowed us down
17/12/01 :   $180,011 : $21,823 : three paychecks this month, plus investments and real estate going through the roof

Its growing bigger on paper - I don't expect all of the gains over the last few months to last, but still pretty happy with the way things are going.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1387 on: December 04, 2017, 10:32:30 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
Aug. 1 2017 -  131,000
Sept. 1 2017-  131,000
Oct.  1  2017-  131,500
Nov. 1  2017 - 135,000
Dec. 1  2017 - 140,000

Mortgage is paid, we've moved into the house, and after four months of essentially stagnating on the investments, the ball is rolling again!  Between EOY bonus and year end dividends I have a chance to break $160,000, which would be great.  Regardless, absent a big discount on stocks I'm on pace for graduating before 2020. 


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1388 on: December 04, 2017, 01:54:06 PM »
Background on net worth: No kids, 1 dog (he's a very good boy), we rent.

08/2013: $9,216- had been making 18k, got a job making 27k
02/2014: $14,413- new job in December making 38k
08/2014: $17,890
02/2015: $34,041
08/2015: $58,584 - new job in May making 55k
02/2016: $77,264
09/2016: $96,145

10/31/2016: $101,606      (+$2,334)
11/17/2016: $103,940      (+$2,334)
12/30/2916: $109,785.19 (+$5,845.19)
1/31/2017: $112,318.74   (+$2,533.55)
2/28/2017: $119,499.39   (+$7,180.65)
3/31/2017: $124,640.83   (+$5,141.44)
4/30/2017: $109,329.00   (-$15,311.83)
5/31/2017: $108,986.53   (-$342.47)
6/30/2017: $114,809.37   (+$5,822.84) Husband started working making 75k
7/31/2017: $118,822.63   (+$4,013.26)
8/31/2017: $127,150.06   (+$8,327.43)
9/29/2017: $137,371.91   (+$10,221.85)
10/31/2017: $131,182.62  (-$6,189.29)
11/30/2017: $160,216.75  (+$29,034.13) We bought a house!

We had a lot of expenses with new appliances and furnishings, but we've gotten pretty good deals on things. I had budgeted around $5k for all of that and we are way under, some thanks to gifts from family. I used the home value minus mortgage formula to come up with the number. My husband is currently negotiating for a new job that looks to have a much more favourable bonus structure and is only 2 miles from our new home, instead of 35! Fingers crossed they accept his counteroffer.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1389 on: December 04, 2017, 07:55:42 PM »
11/30/2017: $160,216.75  (+$29,034.13) We bought a house!

Congrats! And good luck to your husband, sounds like you are bringing lots of positive changes to your lives.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1390 on: December 06, 2017, 12:55:47 PM »
Hi everyone, new here. Excited to try and zoom through my time on this thread! Good luck everyone!

DATE                    |      NW          |       CHG          |              COMMENT                                              |
2017-10-31                 115,301             +25,438            YE bonus graduated me to this thread.   
2017-11-30                 115,827             +     526            Too spendy this month, but at least positive
« Last Edit: December 06, 2017, 01:10:16 PM by SarkastikNinja »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1391 on: December 06, 2017, 01:20:05 PM »
01/2017 $88,615
02/2017 $88,660
03/2017 $99,298
04/2017 $103,578
05/2017 $107,174
06/2017 $113,684
07/2017 $114,171
08/2017 $117,825
09/2017 $120,714  <-- bought a house, didn't affect rate of increase in net worth
10/2017 $123,290
11/2017 $129,261 < -- started a company, transferred a bunch of personal money to company, still saw a huge increase in networth
12/2017 $125,716 < -- bought a car to replace the one that was totaled


Also updated the group spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit#gid=0
« Last Edit: December 07, 2017, 08:31:17 AM by solon »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1392 on: December 06, 2017, 01:29:21 PM »
Time to join this thread!  When I started reading MMM my husband and I were negative net worth, and I never thought this day would come - yet alone at age 25!

To be honest I'm not sure if our net worth will dip soon; we purchased some land, are starting to build a house, and I'm having a baby in April so will be on maternity leave for a year.  But hopeful this thread helps keep me motivated!

Net worth includes all assets / debts except for our used van, which was paid for with cash.

12/01/2017 : $102,500

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1393 on: December 07, 2017, 06:47:01 AM »
Oct/16 77000
Nov/16 82700
Dec/16 93200
Jan/17  103,720
Feb/17 119,800
Mar/17 127,400
Apr/17 140,376
May/17 148,000
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Nov/17 174,000
Dec/17 184,000

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1394 on: December 10, 2017, 06:59:31 PM »
My goal was to hit $100k in cash and investments by the end of 2017 and I have surpassed that goal so now I can join this thread!  Goal is $150k in 2018!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1395 on: December 11, 2017, 10:20:28 AM »
Sep2014: -4087 <--- started following MMM with a 401k that didn't quite balance my student loans and car loan

Dec2017: 170,064

Wish I discovered MMM so much sooner, but no use being regretful. Instead I'm trying to focus on the progress I've made and the possibility of retiring a decade+ early or being able to afford to be a SAHM at some point in the future.

I can't wait to have a long list of gains and graduate to the next level.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1396 on: December 15, 2017, 10:35:36 AM »
Jan 2016      $80,165.78
Feb 2016     $88,372.39
March 2016 $101,768.81
April 2016   $106,876.35
May 2016    $106,529.21
June 2016   $109,892.28
July 2016    $115,035.02
Aug 2016    $125,235.44
Sept 2016   $126,076.92
Oct 2016     $129,441.04
Nov 2016    $135,152.36
Dec 2016    $138,352.17
Jan 2017     $147,729.69
Feb 2017     $150,339.59
Mar 2017    $140,835.79 (moving exp)
April 2017   $140,805.57 (moving exp)
May 2017    $149,690.19
June 2017   $154,227.47
July 2017    $157,768.24
Aug 2017    $163,185.74
Sept 2017   $167,359.52
Oct 2017     (will supp)
Nov 2017    $175,059.46
Dec 2017 $181,416.68

Hmmm...so that leaves me $68,583.32 from graduating from this thread! Is that doable to accomplish by the end of 2018? Maybe!

Divided by 12, that would be +$5,715 .00 per month! Tough, but it looks like I have our goal for the year!
« Last Edit: December 15, 2017, 10:39:10 AM by Nick_Miller »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1397 on: December 17, 2017, 06:20:24 AM »
Column 1: investments (retirement + otherwise):
Column 2: total net worth (including investments, savings account and the paid off part of the house)
 7/17/17    $182,905   $301,487
 8/17/17    $184,943   $301,381
 9/17/17    $191,576   $308,692
10/17/17   $197,557   $314,090
11/17/17   $201,230   $315,249
12/17/17   $210,178   $328,245
kind of amazing! mostly due to markets and SO getting paid for stuff that's been owed for a while.
Looking like we'll most likely graduate from this thread by the end of 2018. There will be a lot of unpredictable expenses in the next year, but hopefully also a more steady income from the SO to even it out.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1398 on: December 17, 2017, 08:40:29 AM »

            Net Worth      Cash and investment assets
Mar 2016     $28,361       $74,408
Jun 2016     $40,970       $81,270
Sep 2016     $57,895       $92,035
Dec 2016     $80,499      $100,376
Jan 2017     $87,257      $104,880
Feb 2017     $93,080      $110,760
Mar 2017     $99,766      $116,593
Apr 2017     $97,334       $89,230  Bought a house
May 2017     $100,755      $93,943
Jun 2017     $102,562      $96,048
Jul 2017     $107,420     $101,106
Aug 2017     $107,530     $102,450
Sep 2017     $112,554     $106,887
Oct 2017     $116,826     $110,677
Nov 2017     $122,380     $115,275
Dec 2017     $128,724     $121,976


Net worth goal for 2018 is $168,000. 

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1399 on: December 17, 2017, 04:03:03 PM »
This sounds like a fun way to challenge each other :)
Mind if I join?

I just crossed the 100k mark a few days ago and I am hoping to graduate sometime in 2019.
The only asset I am not including in my net worth is my cabin (approx value: 65k) since I am never really sure if it's appropriate to include it in these type of calculations or not.

Net Worth
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Jan. 2017 $29,637.12
Feb. 2017 $36,317.20
Mar. 2017 $43,522.48
Apr. 2017 $48,904.08
May. 2017 $55,640.65
Jun. 2017 $56,282.89
Jul. 2017 $58,226.19
Aug. 2017 $65,441.38
Sep. 2017 $71,924.87
Oct. 2017 $83,119.07
Nov. 2017 $98,670.49