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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #700 on: January 13, 2017, 03:24:48 PM »
Now that the mustache is growing, I'm having a different issue than my non-mustachian friends. Sometimes I don't know where the money is coming from rather than where it all went...

That's a great problem to have!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #701 on: January 15, 2017, 08:55:40 PM »
Net Worth (includes all assets and all liabilities)

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

Big jump because of increased home equity (I didn't include all of it because we'll have closing costs coming up!), investment gains and continuing to pay down mortgage, student loans, and car. Next month I hope we hit $150,000, even with the sale of our home messing up the normal net worth calculations.
« Last Edit: January 16, 2017, 09:37:52 AM by Nick_Miller »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #702 on: January 23, 2017, 07:18:18 PM »
9/1/16: $99,187.71
9/9/16: $101,885
10/1/16: $103,713.66
11/1/16: $108,566.60
12/1/16: $116,317
1/1/17: $125,770

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #703 on: January 24, 2017, 10:46:01 AM »
Hello! I just graduated from the 100k board on Oct- 31st I thought I would mosey over here. I'm married, 28 years old and my husband is currently finishing up school. Total household income is 56k. We rent and have no outstanding debt. Worth of our single car is not included in the calculations.

Background on net worth:
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
11/17/2016: $103,940

12/30/2916: $109,785.19

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #704 on: January 25, 2017, 05:10:34 PM »
I have been wanting to post here for months. It seemed my portfolio just sat at 240k or so for weeks. Today, finally made it over that 250k hump. Next stop 500k (hopefully in 3 years).

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #705 on: January 25, 2017, 08:05:03 PM »
I have been wanting to post here for months. It seemed my portfolio just sat at 240k or so for weeks. Today, finally made it over that 250k hump. Next stop 500k (hopefully in 3 years).

Congrats!!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #706 on: January 29, 2017, 02:52:00 AM »
We are now around 210'000 CHF including everything.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #707 on: January 30, 2017, 06:21:17 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 2016       $111,400.00

Three paycheck month in January. Plus I got married this month (about $2k of expenses) and I'll need to update our net worth calculations soon to include my wife's assets/liabilities. Hoping to buy a house in the next few months so the data may look a bit noisier than usual, but that's okay!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #708 on: January 30, 2017, 09:44:41 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 2016       $111,400.00

Three paycheck month in January. Plus I got married this month (about $2k of expenses) and I'll need to update our net worth calculations soon to include my wife's assets/liabilities. Hoping to buy a house in the next few months so the data may look a bit noisier than usual, but that's okay!

Congrats!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #709 on: January 30, 2017, 04:11:41 PM »
Retirement only, does not include real estate or cash 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)

I know the total NW is over $250k but I'm focused on retirement only for this challenge.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #710 on: January 31, 2017, 06:53:23 AM »
Hello! I just graduated from the 100k board on Oct- 31st I thought I would mosey over here. I'm married, 28 years old and my husband is currently finishing up school. Total household income is 56k. We rent and have no outstanding debt. Worth of our single car is not included in the calculations.

Background on net worth:
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
11/17/2016: $103,940
12/30/2916: $109,785.19

1/31/2017: $112,318.74

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #711 on: January 31, 2017, 10:05:01 PM »
Dec 2014   $101k
Jan 2015   $102k
Feb 2015   $116k
Mar 2015   $117k
Apr 2015   $117k
May 2015   $121k
Jun 2015   $120k
Jul 2015    $126k
Aug 2015  $123k
Sep 2015   $125k
Oct 2015   $139k
Nov 2015   $146k
Dec 2015   $147k
Jan 2016   $141k
Feb 2016   $149k
Mar 2016   $164k
Apr 2016   $172k
May 2016  $178k
Jun 2016   $183k
Jul 2016    $193k
Aug 2016   $197k
Sep 2016   $201k
Oct 2016   $199k
Nov 2016  $218k
Dec 2016  $222k

Jan 2017  $275k

Well... I guess I'm graduating with a bang.

A windfall is responsible for about $20k. Investment gains and a 3 paycheck month make up the rest I suppose.

Good luck.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #712 on: January 31, 2017, 11:29:28 PM »
January: up $7,581.71 to $154,171.61. :)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #713 on: February 01, 2017, 12:10:14 AM »
Jan 2017: only $66k away from goal, yeah us!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #714 on: February 01, 2017, 01:12:16 AM »
Current Numbers:
May 2015:  $100,323.89
June 2015: $106,433.29
July 2015: $114,450.69
August 2015: $118,018.27
September 2015: $121,664.35
October 2015: $132,652.87
November 2015: $138,272.53
December 2015: $144,824.70
January 2016: $149,731.88
February 2016: $159,138.30
March 2016: $172,089.61
April 2016: $177,924.11
May 2016: $182,266.37
June 2016: $195,382.39
July 2016: $207,370.73
August 2016: $210,598.32
September 2016: $211,858.91
October 2016: $217,642.90
November 2016: $219,133.69
December 2016: $195,225.97
January 2017: $194,385.56

Wow, almost didn't lose net worth this month, so close.  Started working again after 10 months, with the last month and a half being in pure bliss on a tropical island.  Should start to see solid gains now with our monthly expenses down to roughly $1800.  After we file our taxes and receive our return it should be pretty amazing.

Plan this year is to set our 401k contributions to max until we hit the max contribution while living off savings then continue to sock away as much as possible.  Come year end we'll decide how much to move to HSA, then Trad IRA vs Roth IRA.  With enough money from the sale of the house now in non-tax advantaged accounts it feels like we are much more flexible as to what strategy we can pull off.

It's sort of funny to see people complaining on FB about how the tax man is taking more money from them because they made more money.  No, it's because you made more and then spent it all without thinking of the ramifications.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #715 on: February 01, 2017, 05:09:02 AM »

Up to 112k. Here's everything from when I started tracking this, back to the end of February 2016 (including investments, cash, home equity, debt, and mortgage):

Feb 29: $79,516.82
March 31: $83,734.70
April 30: $87,137.39
May 31: $89,555.65
June 30: $93,641.14
July 31: $101,134.66
Aug 31: $104,093.75
Sept 30: $105,485.80
Oct 31: $109,245.15
Nov 30: $107,889.49
Dec 31: $112,056.39

Discovered MMM April or May. $32k gain in less than a year! It would be cool to go up $50k in 2017, but it will be a challenge with my first baby coming in April.

Jan 31 2017: $118,069.75

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #716 on: February 01, 2017, 05:20:21 AM »


Jan 2017  $275k

Well... I guess I'm graduating with a bang.

Congratulations!!!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #717 on: February 01, 2017, 07:26:52 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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #718 on: February 01, 2017, 07:33:44 AM »
1/1/16: $93,782
2/1: $91,959
3/1: $93,145
4/1: $100,869
5/1: $104,268
6/1: $107,087
7/1: $112,489
8/1: $118,328
9/1: $120,838
10/1: $124,626
11/1: $126,949
12/1: $132,846
1/1/17: $141,336

2/1/17: $145,890


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #719 on: February 01, 2017, 08:46:45 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


Broke $200k! I'm super excited about it. Took 1 year 9 months to go from $100k to $200k. Let's see if I can double it again in another 1.75 years! :D

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #720 on: February 01, 2017, 09:11:41 AM »
December 16: $161,960
January 2017: $165,806

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #721 on: February 01, 2017, 09:30:44 AM »
Hello All!
I want to join in on the race!  I updated the spreadsheet with my historical data.
Current NW: $185,501 (including RE).
NW w/o RE: $122,896.

Hubs was unemployed for most of last year but now that we are back to DINK status I'm excited to ramp up savings and we are gonna try to get to 300K by EOY!
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit#gid=0

1/1/2015: $-7,391.00
2/1/2015: $14,385.00
3/1/2015: $23,410.26
4/1/2015: $26,035.00
5/1/2015: $40,351.00
6/1/2015: $45,024.00
7/1/2015: $49,653.00
8/1/2015: $55,698.00
9/1/2015: $64,143.00
10/1/2015: $69,752.00
11/1/2015: $73,258.00
12/1/2015: $78,264.00

1/1/2016: $85,216.00
2/1/2016: $108,561.00
3/1/2016: $120,587.00
4/1/2016: $126,840.00
5/1/2016: $141,235.00
6/1/2016: $158,354.00
7/1/2016: $163,000.00
8/1/2016: INV-$$91,234.65     NW-$189,193.00
9/1/2016: INV-$$93,526.67     NW-$172,000.00
10/1/2016: INV-$$95,922.07     NW-$175,024.00
11/1/2016: INV-$$97,640.51     NW-$179,773.00
12/1/2016: INV-$101,914.22     NW-$180,032.02

1/1/2017: INV-$107,733.74     NW-$188,244.05
2/1/2017: INV-$117,155.67     NW-$199,327.18

So close to 200K! 


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #722 on: February 01, 2017, 11:32:03 AM »
Jan 1, 2017 - 103,000

Feb. 1, 2016 - 106,500

Increase does not include my monthly max 401k contributions for January, since we're rolling into a new plan this week. 
Increased my Taxable Vanguard deposit from 500 to 750 a month.


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #723 on: February 01, 2017, 07:23:32 PM »
Broke $200k! I'm super excited about it. Took 1 year 9 months to go from $100k to $200k. Let's see if I can double it again in another 1.75 years! :D

Congratulations!!!


For me, another great month last month, up 4.9% or $6,655 to $142,004 :-)

Some of us are tracking our progress here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit?usp=drive_web

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #724 on: February 01, 2017, 07:32:57 PM »
9/1/16: $217,000
10/1/16: $220,000
11/1/16: $232,000
12/1/16: $234,500
1/1/17: $238,500
2/1/17: $245,000

Getting close!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #725 on: February 01, 2017, 07:46:01 PM »
Just passed $100k mark in December, will have to join in! I'll try to remember put my numbers into the spreadsheet...

Current: ~$103k

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #726 on: February 02, 2017, 05:57:08 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

Paid 6 months of property taxes and DW and my car insurance for the year. Lots of bills!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #727 on: February 02, 2017, 09:48:12 AM »
A little update

In January i hesitated to invest because of a possible financial Trump Turmoil at the stock markets, but now i'm back in business. I use short running bonus certificates (1 to 2 months) on the german DAX.
No liabilities + a paid Appartment (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

Planned Graduation Date 250k: Sept 2021

Happy Investing
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #728 on: February 02, 2017, 11:58:02 AM »
Just the FIRE stash
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Dec 2016 - $101,671
Jan 2017 - $105,278   (+3,607)
Feb 2017 - $111,155   (+5,877)

$2k into taxable to meet a fund minimum for investing and get that doing something, standard $1,500 into the 401k. Cash flow is settling now that our big restoration project is finishing up so the next priority is this year's Roth contribution.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #729 on: February 02, 2017, 06:27:36 PM »
Just came across this thread, and sounds like the perfect one to join since that's around where I'm at.

Currently my stash is at 167,752.  I have a trip coming up in a month to Melbourne and New Zealand, so that'll probably effect the stash a bit (hello $400 ice climbing on a glacier once in a lifetime experience plus being MOH in my friend's wedding and all that that entails, though trying to balance it out by mostly camping throughout the NZ part of the trip and the hotel in Melbourne is covered from last years travel credit from Chase Sapphire Reserve), but hopefully I'm still able to save a significant amount.  Figured either way, this would be a great place to push myself and keep me accountable.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #730 on: February 02, 2017, 07:52:12 PM »
9/1/16: $99,187.71
9/9/16: $101,885
10/1/16: $103,713.66
11/1/16: $108,566.60
12/1/16: $116,317
1/1/17: $125,770
2/1/17: $131,945

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #731 on: February 03, 2017, 09:27:50 AM »
Just passed $100k mark in December, will have to join in! I'll try to remember put my numbers into the spreadsheet...

Current: ~$103k

Cakie, we're in the same starting place!  Join the spreadsheet and we'll race.  Our firehoses of cash may be different, but friendly competition and accountability makes things more fun.

Plus, I'm finding that this Race is extremely helpful in concentrating on the next rung instead of the end goal.  Breaking up a 13 year FIRE journey into 2-3 year goals is a lot more tangible. 

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #732 on: February 03, 2017, 05:21:20 PM »
June 2015: $120,300
July 2015: $120,800
August 2015: $125,300

December 1, 2015: $137,000

October 1, 2016: $200,000

February 3, 2017: $224,000

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #733 on: February 03, 2017, 07:07:52 PM »
Newbie here from New Zealand!
Past year's progress:

01/01/16   : 70127
01/02/16   : 71010
01/03/16   : 73416
01/04/16   : 74102
01/05/16   : 77079
01/06/16   : 79954
01/07/16   : 80915
01/08/16   : 84609
01/09/16   : 87883
01/10/16   : 90308
01/11/16   : 92726
01/12/16   : 95496
01/01/17   : 97661

01/02/17: 101,101 YES!

Currently about 50/50 home equity / investments split.  Home equity included at conservative guess (basically ignores last year's 20% increase property values in my city, no plans to sell), our mortgages interest rates range from 4-6% - so we make extra payments on that, as well as invest. Plan on reaching the 250k mark in 4 years, mortgage free in 7, able to comfortably semi-retire/go for extended travel/do volunteer work in 10 years (Will be 45 years old then).

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #734 on: February 03, 2017, 07:14:41 PM »
Newbie here from New Zealand!

Just passed $100k mark in December, will have to join in! I

Welcome!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #735 on: February 03, 2017, 07:56:12 PM »
Does not include real estate.

5/3/16 - $100,825
6/3/16 - $104,923
7/6/16 - $106,848
8/3/16 - $116,321
9/5/16 = $127,594
10/4/16 = $134,384
11/1/16 = $136,144
12/6/16 = $146,890

1/2/17 = $156,358
2/3/17 = $167,434

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #736 on: February 04, 2017, 08:40:27 AM »
Hi all,

I had been hanging out in the Race to $100K before I added my home equity, which got a huge bump in value as a few homes sold around me for really good prices. Here's to the race to $250K!

With Home Equity:
Jan 2017 - $152,454.47
Feb 2017 - $190,691.99

Equity: $74,388

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #737 on: February 04, 2017, 10:43:38 AM »
I am in. We hit 100K in June 2015 and just hit 200K today so it took roughly 19 months. Should hit 250 by end of this year / early next.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #738 on: February 04, 2017, 06:46:05 PM »
New to this 'race' but making great progress so far. Relocated last month for work and received a nice bonus!

Feb 2016 - $49,164   
March 2016 - $62,581   
April 2016 - $66,697   
May 2016 - $71,586   
June 2016 - $76,413   
July 2016 - $83,499   
August 2016 - $88,924   
September 2016 - $95,816   
October 2016 - $99,624   
November 2016 - $106,957   
December 2016 - $114,443   
January 2016 - $127,417
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #739 on: February 05, 2017, 10:27:09 AM »
Are a lot of people doing this as a couple?  I'm amazed by how much money people are saving each month.  Seems like people are regularly adding over 5k a month.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #740 on: February 05, 2017, 11:11:39 AM »
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Are a lot of people doing this as a couple?  I'm amazed by how much money people are saving each month.  Seems like people are regularly adding over 5k a month.

We are a family of 3 with one parent working full time. Having a high-income and low expenses helps a lot. The MMM community has many high earners that definitely help skew the savings rates and amounts higher. Admittedly, I used to be quite envious of other people's income and saving rates but that doesn't do any good. Track your own progress and say good for those that are also doing well too.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #741 on: February 05, 2017, 11:28:37 AM »
Are a lot of people doing this as a couple?  I'm amazed by how much money people are saving each month.  Seems like people are regularly adding over 5k a month.

Family of 3, 1x high income earner. My monthly numbers do shoot up a bit, but it's also a reflection of savings + debt reduction which gets obscured away by just posting the net of everything.

My Jan -> Feb 2017 numbers are an unfortunate oddity due to a high bonus/commission payment, which will most likely cause the remainder of my yearly numbers to remain relatively flat. I'm taking all the tax advantaged savings I can and once I fill those pots of money up, I attack debt; which I'm hoping I can cut in 1/2 this year.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #742 on: February 06, 2017, 01:56:06 AM »
Are a lot of people doing this as a couple?  I'm amazed by how much money people are saving each month.  Seems like people are regularly adding over 5k a month.

If it makes you feel more normal, I'm only going up 2-3k month. (I include my mortgage principal repayment). I just don't put my numbers up, as I wait for the yearly, rather then monthly (since there isn't a huge change monthly... it would make it seem even longer)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #743 on: February 06, 2017, 07:15:40 AM »
Are a lot of people doing this as a couple?  I'm amazed by how much money people are saving each month.  Seems like people are regularly adding over 5k a month.

I am recently married but haven't included his numbers yet. Together we gross about 115k.  Between savings and mortgage principle payment, I add between 2500-3000 per month to my net worth. Lately the market has been helping a lot too.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #744 on: February 06, 2017, 09:34:30 AM »
Thanks for the info, everyone.  Also, really impressive how much everyone's putting away.  My goal is to add about 2.2k+ a month, not including any income from investments.  I should be getting a raise this year (hopefully sooner rather than later, obviously) with a promotion, so then it'll be nice to at least bump that up a bit more.  Also crossing fingers and toes for a bonus, which I'm assuming I'll hear about by the end of the month.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #745 on: February 06, 2017, 11:07:44 AM »
Hello, I posted here a long time ago but then I realized my spreadsheet was not pulling my liabilities correctly. :D I was very impressed with myself.

No such mistakes going forward. With all the calculations done right, I just broke 100k NW last month.

Jan 2016 - $76,305.60
Feb 2016 - $77,709.92
Mar 2016 - $81,665.18
Apr 2016 - $83,367.03
May 2016 - $85,264.84
Jun 2016 - $90,386.10
Jul 2016 - $93,985.40
Aug 2016 -  $76,869.18 - New car... I know I know.
Sep 2016 -  $82,323.51
Oct 2016 - $84,265.82
Nov 2016 -  $89,583.71
Dec 2016 - $95,959.42
Jan 2017 - $100,636.31

If I can keep up my projections, assuming no kids/job loss/inheritance/major promotions, my goal is to graduate from this thread by December 2019. I remember back in the day when I first started lurking around here in 2014 people who could save 50k/year seemed nuts. Keep up the good work everyone, the math behind early retirement is truly shockingly simple!
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #746 on: February 06, 2017, 12:37:11 PM »
Thanks for the info, everyone.  Also, really impressive how much everyone's putting away.  My goal is to add about 2.2k+ a month, not including any income from investments.  I should be getting a raise this year (hopefully sooner rather than later, obviously) with a promotion, so then it'll be nice to at least bump that up a bit more.  Also crossing fingers and toes for a bonus, which I'm assuming I'll hear about by the end of the month.

Realize, though, that everyone here is including income from investments.  Which means that if you are in the 100K club, you're going to average almost $600 more a month in interest over the course of a year.  So you're almost at $3000 a month too.   

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #747 on: February 07, 2017, 02:27:57 PM »
401k: 94,441.07
Roth: 48,328.69
E-fund: 9,680.24    

Total: 152,450.00

Total 1 month ago: 146,426.95

Increase: 6,023.05

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #748 on: February 10, 2017, 01:33:40 PM »
I'm in.  Let's get it!

Using marketable securities investments: 

12/15 ~    $81,000
12/16 ~  $109,000
01/17 ~  $116,000

Hey, people who include home or other real estate equity, do you just use like a zestimate or tax value and reduce for transaction costs or how do you value your RE?  I'm thinking I might start tracking dual figures just for FI/FU money purposes.
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #749 on: February 11, 2017, 06:43:54 AM »

Investments only, end of month:
Jan15 CHF 49,805
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Jan16 CHF 78,098
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Nov16 CHF 106,096
Dec16 CHF 103,554
Jan17 CHF 115,617