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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1150 on: September 01, 2017, 05:20:46 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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1151 on: September 01, 2017, 05:30:35 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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1152 on: September 01, 2017, 06:58:42 AM »
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

Home value took a dip this past month based on comps of recent sales.  Broke out invested assets, which shows a ~$2,700 increase (mostly contributions) despite a pretty flat month of returns.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1153 on: September 01, 2017, 07:05:32 AM »

Jan 2017           $42,000
February 2017   $51,000
March 2017   $57,500
April 2017           $62,500
May 2017           $71,546
June 2017           $80,500
July 2017           $88,597
August 2017   $97,618
Sept. 2018        $106,055

Average per-month increase of $8,007 so far this year, so my goal is to hit $250k in roughly 18 more months: March 2019 or so.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1154 on: September 01, 2017, 07:41:26 AM »
05/31/2017: $101,116
06/30/2017: $105,800
07/31/2017: $108,102
08/31/2017: $109,173

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1155 on: September 01, 2017, 09:27:15 AM »
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

Def did some more spending this month with a couple small vacations, plus the market wasn't the greatest.  The rebound yesterday actually brought it up at least another 1k, and the raise/promotion finally happening at the beginning of the month raised me up to 90k a year, which also helped.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1156 on: September 01, 2017, 09:58:18 AM »
5/01/2017:  $198,456
5/15/2017:  $200,404   
5/31/2017:  $207,044
6/15/2017:  $213,996
7/05/2017:  $219,933
7/17/2017:  $225,853
8/01/2017:  $228,504
8/24/2017:  $228,854
9/01/2017:  $237,500 (mysteriously larger than normal paycheck (compensation for working labor day? Who knows....) plus market picking itself back up) After the (enjoyable but not to be made a habit of) last month of decadent vacation dinners, destination weddings, bad market swings, and car drama, excited to get back on the proverbial wagon for September and get the saving rate back on!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1157 on: September 01, 2017, 10:39:27 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

Last Month I said I didn't have to put money into the house, but not the case this go around.  I doubled my budgeted spend, and still held steady on NW. 

Probably going to drop a good amount this month or the next since we will have to pre-pay taxes into the new escrow, which is an unexpected additional cash to close. 

I think I'll end the year about where I started, but also hope that I'll have half funded a 529 that won't be reflected here, so I'm just kind of chalking this year up to getting my house in order for the next few rest of my life. 


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1158 on: September 01, 2017, 11:05:45 AM »
7/1/2016   $114,159.29
8/1/2016   $117,139.72
9/1/2016   $120,288.85
10/1/2016   $127,519.98
11/1/2016   $136,409.40
12/1/2016   $141,867.20
1/1/2017   $148,654.50
2/1/2017   $157,806.81
3/1/2017   $166,054.01
4/1/2017   $172,633.66
5/1/2017   $186,383.75
6/1/2017   $191,412.41
7/1/2017   $200,121.39
8/1/2017   $205,645.63
9/1/2017   $208,178.60

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1159 on: September 01, 2017, 06:47:45 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 €
Aug 2017 - 115.849,52€

Sep 2017 - 117.516,98€



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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1160 on: September 01, 2017, 07:41:04 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
01/08/17   : 118,425
01/09/17   : 120,508

Not a bad month and good news on the work front - essentially got a 16% payrise (part performance based, part working on a higher level project starting soon)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1161 on: September 03, 2017, 04:27:33 PM »
Aug 1:  $262,500

Woo hoo!  Looks like we've graduated!! 

Our investments continue to power our NW growth.  I was surprised how well we did, it sure didn't feel like such a big jump until I ran the numbers. 

Doing a happy dance!

Congratulations!!!!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1162 on: September 03, 2017, 04:37:33 PM »
August 31 NW: $200,570.84.

Congrats on changing that first digit :-)

You are right, it's really really cool when unusual expenses don't even register in the progression!

This (last) month, I bought plane tickets to visit family in Japan along with my parents during cherry blossom season :-)

And yet, NW went up 5,659.83 to 185,799.85!! It did help that it was my birthday and some family members decided to be generous.
Turned 33, income 85k, single, renter.



Welcome to all the newcomers! It seems like a lot of people broke into the 6 digit club :-)

Tracking spreadsheet:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Z8OcegKpbeNJoqSI0nzoBuypFKqDD7BT2SS60oFEeCw/edit#gid=1302523503

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1163 on: September 03, 2017, 05:39:02 PM »
April 1, 2017 - 164,900
May 1, 2017 -  ? (Lost info due to computer dying)
June 1, 2017 - ? (Lost info due to computer dying)
July 1, 2017 -  180,808
August 10, 2017 - 189,280.01
September 1, 2017 - 193,727*

It is not a typo that August shows the 10th, I was travelling internationally and couldn't get my readings by the 1st.  I'm making progress!

*Increased number by $250 to reflect a direct deposit that did not show when I originally took down numbers and another almost 2,200 for the TSP that I forgot about... I suppose it is a good thing when you have enough money you don't notice 10% of your paycheck disappearing :)
« Last Edit: September 12, 2017, 01:43:40 PM by Jaayse »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1164 on: September 04, 2017, 04:21:27 PM »
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
Aug 1 2017: $244,461.55
Sept 1 2017: $247,101.69

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1165 on: September 05, 2017, 05:51:51 AM »
Goal of $200,000 by June of 2018.

Jan 1/16 - $105,809.20
Feb 1/16 - $102,834.20
Mar 1/16 - $105,602.70
Apr 1/16 - $108,749.60
May 1/16 - $111,301.30
Jun 1/16 - $115,863.40
Jul 1/16 - $117,155.44
Aug 1/16 - $121,029.58
Sept 1/16 - $115,764.20
Oct 1/16 - $118,878.00
Nov 1/16 - $121,182.02
Dec 1/16 - $122,740.03
Jan 1/17 - $126,041.95
Feb 1/17 - $126,222.84
Mar 1/17 - $131,614.25
Apr 1/17 - $138,777.41
May 1/17 - $143,059.30
Jun 1/17 (Goal of $150,000) - $145,507.49
Jul 1/17 - $144,570.34
Aug 1/17 - $144,686.48

Finally, after 2 months of market losses, I'm heading back in the right direction.

Sept 1/17 - $147,458.04

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1166 on: September 05, 2017, 07:34:03 AM »
April 1, 2017 - 164,900
May 1, 2017 -  ? (Lost info due to computer dying)
June 1, 2017 - ? (Lost info due to computer dying)
July 1, 2017 -  180,808
August 10, 2017 - 189,280.01
September 1, 2017 - 191,278.30

It is not a typo that August shows the 10th, I was travelling internationally and couldn't get my readings by the 1st.  I'm making progress!

Personal Capital tracks it by the date.  So I can go back and time and tell you what my accounts totaled on any given date.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1167 on: September 05, 2017, 12:50:57 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


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1168 on: September 06, 2017, 04:10:32 AM »
April 1, 2017 - 164,900
May 1, 2017 -  ? (Lost info due to computer dying)
June 1, 2017 - ? (Lost info due to computer dying)
July 1, 2017 -  180,808
August 10, 2017 - 189,280.01
September 1, 2017 - 191,278.30

It is not a typo that August shows the 10th, I was travelling internationally and couldn't get my readings by the 1st.  I'm making progress!

Personal Capital tracks it by the date.  So I can go back and time and tell you what my accounts totaled on any given date.

I don't like giving out my passwords, even to a site like personal capital.  I am a little old fashioned with my spreadsheets and calculators.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1169 on: September 06, 2017, 07:26:34 AM »
April 1, 2017 - 164,900
May 1, 2017 -  ? (Lost info due to computer dying)
June 1, 2017 - ? (Lost info due to computer dying)
July 1, 2017 -  180,808
August 10, 2017 - 189,280.01
September 1, 2017 - 191,278.30

It is not a typo that August shows the 10th, I was travelling internationally and couldn't get my readings by the 1st.  I'm making progress!

Personal Capital tracks it by the date.  So I can go back and time and tell you what my accounts totaled on any given date.

I don't like giving out my passwords, even to a site like personal capital.  I am a little old fashioned with my spreadsheets and calculators.

You could use software like GnuCash. Easy to generate graphs and charts from your historic records and you don't have to enter any passwords. All the data stays locally on your computer. It does require manual entry, but no more than using your own spreadsheets.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1170 on: September 06, 2017, 07:32:33 AM »
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
6/30:  198.7k
7/31:  207.5k

If we can continue this pace, we would hit 250k at the end of the year.
6/30:  198.7k
7/31:  207.5k
8/31:  211.8k

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1171 on: September 06, 2017, 08:32:45 AM »
                 Invested       NW
2/1/2017:  $55,715     $115,306
3/1/2017:  $57,750     $122,296
4/1/2017:  $58,109     $118,381
5/1/2017:  $58,207     $117,249   <<-----------Discovered MMM!
6/1/2017:  $69,706     $125,027
7/1/2017:  $82,626     $132,130
8/1/2017:  $89,755     $177,201
9/1/2017:  $95,620     $183,831

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1172 on: September 06, 2017, 11:21:36 AM »
Does not include real estate or cars.

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
3/3/17 = $181,696
4/4/17 = $158,601 hubs bought a car
5/4/17 = $165,972
6/3/17 = $173,407
7/4/17 = $170,047
8/3/17 = $176,704

9/6/17 = $179,014
« Last Edit: September 06, 2017, 11:24:14 AM by Mazzinator »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1173 on: September 07, 2017, 01:28:38 AM »
119,204.16 Aiming for 180,000 before years end :)

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1174 on: September 11, 2017, 01:34:15 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.

July 2017: CHF 243'000 (that was a good month)

August 2017: CHF 247000

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1175 on: September 11, 2017, 11:47:21 PM »
I'll race ya!

My networth for the end of December 2016 is: $103,491, just over the $100k threshold.

I'm not exactly sure when we'll hit $250k since I've just started keeping track of net worth earlier this month.
Just reached $176k at the beginning of September 2017, hard to believe!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1176 on: September 12, 2017, 07:16:58 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
July 31 2017: $139,083.07
August 31 2017: $142,277.34

Chugging right along...

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1177 on: September 13, 2017, 10:50:43 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

Our home flooded thanks to Hurricane Harvey, 1.5 ft of water and it had never flooded before.  I have updated the NW number since it is typical for a house's value to drop ~20% or more after it floods since nobody wants to buy a house that could potentially flood again.  We will have higher expenses for the next 6 months since we our renting a townhome while we try to rebuild our house so we won't really be able to invest much outside of our 401Ks ($5,500/mo).  Ugh.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1178 on: September 14, 2017, 09:52:23 AM »
Our home flooded thanks to Hurricane Harvey, 1.5 ft of water and it had never flooded before.  I have updated the NW number since it is typical for a house's value to drop ~20% or more after it floods since nobody wants to buy a house that could potentially flood again.  We will have higher expenses for the next 6 months since we our renting a townhome while we try to rebuild our house so we won't really be able to invest much outside of our 401Ks ($5,500/mo).  Ugh.

Very sorry to hear, although I'm glad you guys are ok. I was living in Galveston when hurricane Ike scored a direct hit. 75-80% of the island was under water. They wouldn't let us back on the island for weeks after the storm. Literally a month prior, I had moved from a first floor apt to a third floor one downtown. When they let us back in, I remember walking into the building and seeing a line of grass and weeds on the wall to which the water had risen. It was almost 6 ft. My apt however, large single pane windows and all, was completely unscathed. Amazing. 

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1179 on: September 15, 2017, 10:42:53 AM »
Just crossed 100k yesterday on personal capital. This is my first post on MMM, but i've been reading for about a year. I'm going to freeze my home equity now, so it stops jumping all over. I am currently in the debate of pay down house or invest my extra cash.

Thanks for the challenge!

9/15: $101,268

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1180 on: September 15, 2017, 11:13:34 AM »
Welcome to the Challenge!  Before long you'll have a list of monthly posts, and you'll be asking yourself two questions:

How have I been a part of the challenge this long?
and
How I have managed to save up this much money already!?

Whatever you do, don't start a new post on the home equity or investing question--the old timers around here will tell you to get off their lawn for being soft at worst, link you to the numerous forum debates on the question at best (https://goo.gl/U1i3Qj), or, heaven forbid, you'll incur the wrath of Boarder42.  He has... strong opinions on the subject. 

Welcome and good luck :)




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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1181 on: September 15, 2017, 11:49:37 AM »
I think I might start tracking current portfolio value and value after a routine 20% bear market in equities, just to start toughening up my bear market skin.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1182 on: September 15, 2017, 02:13:09 PM »
Aww, what the heck. Might as well let you all in on my secrets.

1/2017 $88,615
2/2017 $88,660
3/2017 $99,298
4/2017 $103,578
5/2017 $107,174
6/2017 $113,684
7/2017 $114,171
8/2017 $117,825
9/2017 $120,714  <-- bought a house, didn't affect rate of increase in net worth

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1183 on: September 17, 2017, 07:05:47 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

good month in the market mostly. Feeling much better about tracking it this month.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1184 on: September 19, 2017, 09:07:25 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
April 2017  $140,805.57
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

Another pretty decent month! On target to hit $250,000 NW in mid-2019.


« Last Edit: September 19, 2017, 09:09:44 AM by Nick_Miller »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1185 on: September 19, 2017, 09:54:28 AM »
Oops, forgot to post numbers for Aug.

$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
$135,978.44 - Jul 2017
$138,829.32 - Aug 2017

Increase of about $2,800 last month. Maybe I forgot to post because Aug numbers sucked. Sept is looking much better so far!

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1186 on: September 19, 2017, 09:22:58 PM »
5/01/2017:  $198,456
5/15/2017:  $200,404   
5/31/2017:  $207,044
6/15/2017:  $213,996
7/05/2017:  $219,933
7/17/2017:  $225,853
8/01/2017:  $228,504
8/24/2017:  $228,854
9/01/2017:  $237,500
9/19/2017:  $245,500 Back on track this month plus the market just keeps ticking up and up, for better or worse.......

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1187 on: September 25, 2017, 11:41:43 PM »
16th March 2017 - $156,970.56
14th April 2017 - $172,158.80 (+$15,188.24)
18th May 2017 - $187,986.35 (+$15,827.55)
18th June 2017 - $219,742.03 (+$31,755.68) Whatever small amount I had in cryptocurrencies went bonkers 😳
14th July 2017 - $200,846.03 (-$18,896) - Vanguard dropped over 5% and the crypto portfolio dropped 34%. Additionally I paid for house renovation, moving, bond, and prepaid the rent. So the drop may look dramatic but it's really where it was 6 weeks ago. Also I own way more Vanguard units now than during the last update.
17th August 2017 - $228,106.09 (+$27,260.06) - Back on track, although I still have some big expenses coming up in the near future. Hoping to graduate by the end of October 2017.
26th September 2017 - $228,382.36 (+$276.27) - cryptos went down by the same amount as what I saved. I'm done with the big house related expenses now.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1188 on: September 26, 2017, 06:32:49 AM »
Jun 2017 $112k
Jul 2017 $115k
Aug 2017 $111k [sold house and paid off student loans]
Sep 2017 $117k


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1189 on: September 27, 2017, 06:33:17 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%
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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1190 on: September 27, 2017, 08:58:15 AM »
Early reporting again due to travel.

12/2016: $56,197
01/2017: $59,598
02/2017: $94,135
03/2017: $96,711
04/2017: $100,313
05/2017: $104,001
06/2017: $107,339
07/2017: $111,240 +$3901 ($2680/$1221 Contribution/Investment Gain)
08/2017: $113,472 +$2232 ($2680/-$448 Contribution/Investment Loss)
09/2017: $117,719 +$4247 ($2680/$1567 Contribution/Investment Gain)

Editing: Changing all the dates to mean month end rather than beginning of month as that seems more consistent with others.
« Last Edit: September 27, 2017, 09:00:34 AM by dogboyslim »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1191 on: September 28, 2017, 07:09:19 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

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1192 on: September 28, 2017, 01:51:39 PM »
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

Got married in late August, hence the huge jump! My wife has done some solid saving of her own over the past year or two. I'm excited to have double the incomes, and hopefully not double the life expenses. Barring anything wacky, we should be 'graduating' to the next thread by early 2018.


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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1193 on: September 28, 2017, 04:13:05 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)
July 2017: $175,590 (total NW $342,138)
August 2017: $176,250 (total NW $347,833) Glad to see a small increase despite an unexpected $3,000 emergency special assessment this month for my rental condo.
September 2017: $180,271 (total NW $349,265)

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.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1194 on: September 29, 2017, 08:42:39 AM »
Jan 2017  $95,935.00
Feb 2017$102,680.38
Mar 2017 $106,179.60
Apr 2017$114,727.99
May 2017 $123,067.57

Jun 2017$133,208.81
Jul 2017$143,736.02
Aug 2017 $149,083.970
Sep 2017$170,786.37

Killed it this last month thanks in part to an $8,000 inheritance.  Looking at what my BIL and SIL are doing with their share of the inheritance reaffirmed how important it is to have your crap together financially.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1195 on: September 29, 2017, 09:49:23 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

Switching to entering numbers on the first of the month, based on my new tracking spreadsheet. Wife's previous retirement account rolled over into her Vanguard IRA this month. Otherwise, we had a couple large expenses: buying furniture for our house and a plumbing repair.

Net increase from August 2016 to July 2017 was $65,947. I would need to increase by $75,893 in the next year to hit $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 #1196 on: September 29, 2017, 02:09:50 PM »
5/31/17 - $100,187
6/31/17 - $102,500
7/31/17 - $104,809

I'm hoping to get to at least $120K by the end of the year on NW and cross $100K just in investments.

9/29/17 - $109,800
This will hopefully turn over $110K by Monday after my last 401K deposit hits. I'm up to $95K in invested value. Still finding it difficult to come up with extra liquid to put away though. Seems like every month there's been new expenses that crop up I have to take care of like a major car repair, plane ticket for a conference coming up, healthcare, etc.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1197 on: September 29, 2017, 05:05:22 PM »
1/17 - $71,425.20
2/17 - $81,629.90
3/17 - $90,185.83
4/17 - $106,744.63
5/17 - $112,212.95
6/17 - $119,459.82
7/17 - $123,788.19
8/17 - $130,553.30
9/17 - $137,292.06

Solid gains. I'll take it.

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1198 on: September 30, 2017, 09:21:30 AM »
Doesn't look that good looking at the NW number below, but was actually a good month! Got to 100k invested! Made a few changes this month:
  • Removed both vehicles from net worth calc. Entire value of $3500 Ford Ranger and set our other vehicle = to its outstanding loan balance (-$4500 from what it was). I will depreciate it monthly so that it's worth is approximately equal to what we owe. This makes sense to me since we plan to keep the car until it dies and I would rather just have it out of the NW calc once it is payed off.
  • Primary residence jumped another 12k on Zillow, so removed the link to Zillow and set its worth to a little less than is was valued last month. Will freeze it here for the foreseeable future

              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!
« Last Edit: September 30, 2017, 09:26:22 AM by soontoberich »

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Re: Race from 100 to 250k
« Reply #1199 on: September 30, 2017, 09:23:28 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.

July 2017: CHF 243'000 (that was a good month)

August 2017: CHF 247000

September 2017: CHF 256000