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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1450 on: January 02, 2019, 06:42:58 AM »
Liquid + Investments
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11/30/2017$244,302(+$5,973)
12/31/2017$269,821(+$25,519)
1/31/2018$267,190(-$2,631)
2/28/2018$273,837(+$6,647)
3/31/2018$289,294(+$15,457)
4/30/2018$287,707(-$1,587)
5/31/2018$295,040(+$7,318)
6/30/2018$300,603(+$5,563)
7/31/2018$299,781(-$822)
8/31/2018$317,760(+$17,979)
9/30/2018$334,469(+$16,709)
10/31/2018$338,136(+$3,667)
11/30/2018$343,573(+$5,437)
12/31/2018$312,879(-$30,694)

No investment changes logged...
Solid interim month with reasonable spending, normal income and full rental. Very curious how my quarterly investment update will go at the end of the month...

ETA: Noticed I've on this thread with my liquid/investments for a year now... and the difference is just a hair under $100k :)

Unsurprisingly, logging Q4 market value changes resulted in a negative! Great dividends in 2018, continuing a great progression year-over-year. Lets all buy lots of stocks in 2019!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1451 on: January 02, 2019, 07:35:34 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
Aug 1 2017: $244,461.55
Sept 1 2017: $247,101.69
Oct 1 2017: $256,365.91
Nov 1 2017: $266,140.14
Dec 1 2017: $279,806.93

Jan 1 2018: $283,829.36
Feb 1 2018: $304,851.88
Mar 1 2018: $303,796.17
Apr 1 2018: $307,682.67
May 1 2018: $315,634.59
Jun 1 2018: $337,046.55
July 1 2018: $340,399.63
Aug 1 2018: $363,304.76
Sept 1 2018: $385,572.12
Oct 1 2018: $392,296.56
Nov 1 2018: $370,000.25
Dec 1 2018: $386,361.40

Jan 1 2019: $359,505.30


Down again, but now that it's 2019 I'll be contributing to my 401k again, and I plan on fully funding my IRA for the year later this afternoon. Now's a good time to buy!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AU7U1LTOW0D-_TiWUZJ7OSolSB_ULYQC2ZWSNW5hig0/edit#gid=0

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1452 on: January 02, 2019, 08:24:59 AM »
12/1/2017: INV-$256,324.07    NW-$266,011.53
12/1/2018: INV-$356,143.09    NW-$379,134.48

1/1/2019: INV-$332,761.13     NW-$357,901.80

Sale continues.  Going to try and max the IRAs while prices are nice and low.  Looking forward to picking up the pace in 2019.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1453 on: January 02, 2019, 08:26:30 AM »
Never joined this group, but last year I kept track of our accounts every month for the first time. I didn't realize just how brutal December was until this morning. But seeing some other people with similar numbers was really helpful in October and November when their net worth fell about the same, so I figured I'd post mine.

Will go ahead and back fill all my numbers:

12/2014: $97,686
12/2015: $129,157
12/2016: $206,179
12/2017: $317,990

1/2018: $341,983
2/2018: $333,875
3/2018: $328,485
4/2018: $338,787
5/2018: $353,747
6/2018: $361,028
7/2018: $381,336
8/2018: $402,486
9/2018: $408,560
10/2018: $383,538
11/2018: $397,907
12/2018: $366,214

I think the part that stings the most is we actually had more than $50k in contributions but ended up with less than that at the end of the year. Oh well, it'll just make the bounce back better.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1454 on: January 02, 2019, 02:38:26 PM »
Jul 2018     $250,737.17
Aug 2018     $258,326.17 
Sep 2018     $271,396.46
Oct 2018     $276,447.64
Nov 2018     $258,733.03
Dec 2018     $272,495.64
Jan 2018      $255,892.49 -$21603.15

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AU7U1LTOW0D-_TiWUZJ7OSolSB_ULYQC2ZWSNW5hig0/edit#gid=0

Hello, stock market volatility. Paid off a small student loan with a variable interest rate since rates were set to increase on 12/31/18. Happy to buy some more shares with our final paycheck deductions of 2018. And I guess glad that I didn't slip back into the race to $250k thread - although maybe that'll happen next month :/

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1455 on: January 02, 2019, 03:04:29 PM »
Never joined this group, but last year I kept track of our accounts every month for the first time. I didn't realize just how brutal December was until this morning. But seeing some other people with similar numbers was really helpful in October and November when their net worth fell about the same, so I figured I'd post mine.

Will go ahead and back fill all my numbers:

12/2014: $97,686
12/2015: $129,157
12/2016: $206,179
12/2017: $317,990

1/2018: $341,983
2/2018: $333,875
3/2018: $328,485
4/2018: $338,787
5/2018: $353,747
6/2018: $361,028
7/2018: $381,336
8/2018: $402,486
9/2018: $408,560
10/2018: $383,538
11/2018: $397,907
12/2018: $366,214

I think the part that stings the most is we actually had more than $50k in contributions but ended up with less than that at the end of the year. Oh well, it'll just make the bounce back better.

Yeah, I was disappointed at first that my net worth is actually lower this year vs last, despite maxing HSA, IRA, 401k, and selling my house and putting $75k into additional taxable investments right at the market peak. Then I remembered that I'm still relatively early in my contribution phase, and buying on sale is far more beneficial to me now than it will be in 5 years!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1456 on: January 03, 2019, 04:34:39 AM »
Looks like I haven't posted in a few months.

Apr-17   255,900
May-17  263,800
Jun-17   268,100
Jul-17    273,100
Aug-17  276,800
Sep-17  284,500
Oct-17   292,100
Nov-17  302,000
Dec-17  309,500
Jan-18  318,100
Feb-18  321,800
Mar-18  313,540
Apr-18  322,810
May-18  328,600
June-18 331,857
July-18  340,250
Aug-18  341,769
Sep-18  348,467
Oct-18  343,957
Nov-18 347,468
Dec-18 340, 952

The market is down . . . but stocks are on sale!


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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1457 on: January 06, 2019, 06:01:50 AM »
Thanks! He is, but it's a work in progress getting his blood pressure under control.

Down -$525.42 to $282,014.86. Spinnin' wheels. Could be worse. A Happy New Year to everyone!

Glad to hear that :)

My net worth fell by 5.1% or $13,061.67 to $242,205.85 last month. International holdings, which performed well in 2017, did the opposite last year. It's good to have stocks on sale at this stage of the FIRE journey :)

Happy New Year!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1458 on: January 06, 2019, 10:46:49 AM »
August 2017 - $295k
September 2017 - $310k
October 2017 - $314k
November 2017 - $319k
December 2017 - $328k
January 2018 - $336k
February 2018 - $331k
March 2018 - $341k
April 2018 - $345k
May 2018 - $353k
June 2018 - $376k
July 2018 - $379k
August 2018 - $379k
September 2018 - $377k
October 2018 - $369k

November 2018 - $382k
1/5/2019 - $374k

Decided to engage in some market timing and reallocated my entire IRA to cash yesterday.  If market moves up in the next few weeks, I'll do the same with my 401k too.  Set future 401k contributions to aggressive growth funds and will be looking to slowly get back in on the dips.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1459 on: January 06, 2019, 02:12:06 PM »
June 1, 2017:    $349,328
July 1, 2017:     $362,675
Aug. 1, 2017:    $373,748
Sept. 1, 2017:   $378,549
Oct. 1, 2017:     $389,829
Nov. 1, 2017:    $396,444
Dec. 1, 2017:    $407,245
Jan. 1, 2018:     $412,626
Feb. 1, 2018:     $433,521
March 1, 2018:  $418,873
April 1, 2018:    $410,875
May 1, 2018:     $439,719
June 1, 2018:    $446,814
July 1, 2018:     $451,330
Aug. 1, 2018:    $469,413
Sept. 1, 2018:   $491,582
Oct. 1, 2018:     $496,037
Nov. 1, 2018:     $465,386
Dec. 1, 2018:    $473,869
Jan. 1, 2019:     $436,390
Got hit with some unexpected emergency expenses last month and my (admittedly aggressive) index/mutual fund mix got hammered.  Glad stocks are on sale and hope they stay down until April when I should be able to dump in my 401k match/bonus.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1460 on: January 06, 2019, 08:29:56 PM »
Been missing a while. New job - although one year old now is all consuming. Made progress for the year and have a few numbers -

If I believe zestimate i am currently at $ 573,507 in personal capital
If you believe my conservative spreadsheet I am at $520,223 (I keep my house price on the low side)

I has been a great year financially but I think at a cost of personal happiness and well-being. My fundamental question has become how much is enough, when is it enough and how to I get where I want to go but not sacrifice.

July 2016 - $257,306
August 2016 - $264,625
September 2016 - $270,695
October 2016 - $283528
November 2016 - $291396
December 2016 - $295603
January 2017 - $303,195
March 2017 - $333,323
April 2017 - $340,884
May 2017 - $346,568
June 2017 - $357,230
July 2017 - $365,912
August 2017 - $370,689
September 2017 - $380,412
October 2017 - $390,025
November 2017 - $400,070
December 2017 - $404,188
January 2018 - $419426
February 2018 - $423744
April 2018 - $436203
December 2018 - $523,330

It was looking better until stocks went on sale. I think I hit $500,000 in September.  I cannot believe that we increased by a quarter of a million (sounds good) in 2 years.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1461 on: January 10, 2019, 06:36:40 PM »
2017
April 15 -           164,900
May 1 -             ? (Lost info)
June 1 -            ? (Lost info)
July 1 -             180,808
August 10 -       189,280
September 1 -   193,727
October 1 -        209,968
November 1 -     220,602
December 1 -     225,918

2018
January 1-         232,213
February 1 -       245,447
March 1 -           242,789
April 1 -             246,140
May 1 -              318,398 (sold house)
June 1 -             328,870
July 1 -              342,159
August 1 -          354,936
September 1 -    366,727
October 1 -        374,465
November 1 -     361,296
December 3 -     370,140

2019
January 1 -        356,542

Stocks are on sale and I just hope the recession begins so I can power up my savings.  I'm very happy with the progress I made this past year and although I had a pay cut due to my move, I hope to keep my expenses down and save a good portion of my pay.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1462 on: January 12, 2019, 03:37:20 PM »

May 1 2018:  $250,453.08
June 1 2018:  $256,005.82
July 1 2018:  $259,624.40
August 1 2018:  $268,077.64 
September 1 2018:  $275,103.83
October 1 2018:  $279,499.81
November 1 2018:   $273,503.01
December 1 2018:  $278,858.64

Jan 1 2019:  $272,446.08   Aaaaaand back down.  I forgot I track our income one month behind, so the December bonuses won't show up until the Feb 1 post.  Our NW went up about $50,000 in 2018, so that's nice!  I'm looking forward to when it goes up as much as our net pay, then gross pay, then multiples of that!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1463 on: January 13, 2019, 06:48:34 PM »
Dates   Net
Jan-18   $146,942.28
Feb-18   $150,841.13
Mar-18   $156,742.55
Apr-18   $172,756.36
May-18   $201,801.96
Jun-18   $214,786.28
Jul-18   $231,769.16 - finished paying off wife's student loans
Aug-18      $249,123.47 - graduated 100k-250k thread
Sep-18      $258,395.09
Oct-18      $248,179.75
Nov-18     $257,003.34

Dec-18     $242,073.48

Seriously tired of waffling around this number. Since the end of August when I first hit $250k, I've shoveled in $41,296.34 of net worth outside of market activity and managed to drop 8k. 50k evaporated. Looking up so far this month, though. Long term, long term.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1464 on: January 16, 2019, 08:46:16 PM »
1/12/18 - $75,103.12
1/16/18 - $83,567.53
2/1/18 - $94,138.48
2/15/18 - $91,543.60
3/4/18 - $106,647.81
3/15/18-$113,810.14
4/1/18-$118,457.70
4/13/18-$122,591.10
5/1/18 - $124,603.56
5/15/18 - $129,202.24
5/31/18 - $150,940.36
6/16/18 - $154,273.90
6/30/18- $155,247,41
7/16/18 - $182,310.10
8/1/18 - $186,730.18
8/15/18 - $188,050.23
9/1/18 - $192,672,95
9/17/18 - $196,425.73
10/1/18 - $197,629.50
11/1/18 - $200,082.02
12/28/18 - $270,941.02

1/15/19 - $283,556.88

 Mostly market gains, nothing interesting happening at the moment.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1465 on: January 20, 2019, 06:16:07 AM »

Investments only! (I do have a good bit of low rate, long term debt which makes my NW lower) numbers are end of month.

Sept 17- $257k
Oct 17- $264
Nov 17- $270
Dec 17- $276
Jan 18- $280
Feb 18- $279
Mar 18- $287
April 18- $294
Missed a month..oops
June 18- $304
July 18- $316
Aug 18- $334 (this is as of today, not end of aug...oops)
Sept 18- $340
Oct 18- $320
Nov 18- $311 (as of dec 11)
Dec 18- $316 (as of jan 16)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1466 on: January 21, 2019, 07:37:31 PM »
Been chugging along in the 100K-250K thinking these are all just retirement accounts. 

So here I am.  A newbie that is not a newbie. 

                    Retirement  +  Non-Retirement Non-College   +  Property, Net  +  Car        =   Net Worth
20190101:      $  150.4                         $   54.4                        $   236.2        $20.0           $   461.0
 

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1467 on: January 21, 2019, 08:05:43 PM »
1/12/18 - $75,103.12
1/16/18 - $83,567.53
2/1/18 - $94,138.48
2/15/18 - $91,543.60
3/4/18 - $106,647.81
3/15/18-$113,810.14
4/1/18-$118,457.70
4/13/18-$122,591.10
5/1/18 - $124,603.56
5/15/18 - $129,202.24
5/31/18 - $150,940.36
6/16/18 - $154,273.90
6/30/18- $155,247,41
7/16/18 - $182,310.10
8/1/18 - $186,730.18
8/15/18 - $188,050.23
9/1/18 - $192,672,95
9/17/18 - $196,425.73
10/1/18 - $197,629.50
11/1/18 - $200,082.02
12/28/18 - $270,941.02

1/15/19 - $283,556.88

 Mostly market gains, nothing interesting happening at the moment.

What's the story behind this?

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1468 on: January 22, 2019, 05:25:37 AM »
1/12/18 - $75,103.12
1/16/18 - $83,567.53
2/1/18 - $94,138.48
2/15/18 - $91,543.60
3/4/18 - $106,647.81
3/15/18-$113,810.14
4/1/18-$118,457.70
4/13/18-$122,591.10
5/1/18 - $124,603.56
5/15/18 - $129,202.24
5/31/18 - $150,940.36
6/16/18 - $154,273.90
6/30/18- $155,247,41
7/16/18 - $182,310.10
8/1/18 - $186,730.18
8/15/18 - $188,050.23
9/1/18 - $192,672,95
9/17/18 - $196,425.73
10/1/18 - $197,629.50
11/1/18 - $200,082.02
12/28/18 - $270,941.02

1/15/19 - $283,556.88

 Mostly market gains, nothing interesting happening at the moment.

What's the story behind this?

Behind what?

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1469 on: January 22, 2019, 07:39:54 AM »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1471 on: January 22, 2019, 12:45:45 PM »

Behind what?

The quick rise.

13k between the end of December and mid January? The market went up and we received pay from professional salaries.  If youíre talking about the December rise, about 45% of my annual compensation comes in the form of a year end bonus. As a result, December looks odd.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1472 on: January 22, 2019, 02:42:54 PM »
I'm going to have to drop out of this thread.  After the divorce 2 months ago, I'm left with about $100k in my savings so I'll be heading back over to the "Race from 100k to 250k".  Taking a hit like this wouldn't be so bad, but alimony here in CO is pretty brutal, it's really going to eliminate my ability to recover over the next decade or so.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1473 on: January 22, 2019, 05:53:00 PM »

Behind what?

The quick rise.

13k between the end of December and mid January? The market went up and we received pay from professional salaries.  If youíre talking about the December rise, about 45% of my annual compensation comes in the form of a year end bonus. As a result, December looks odd.

Very impressive.  Way to go!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1474 on: January 22, 2019, 06:02:42 PM »

Behind what?

The quick rise.

13k between the end of December and mid January? The market went up and we received pay from professional salaries.  If youíre talking about the December rise, about 45% of my annual compensation comes in the form of a year end bonus. As a result, December looks odd.

Very impressive.  Way to go!

Thanks.  I wish I had more tax deferred options for retirement accounts. I bleed taxable income and qualify for like no tax deductions.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1475 on: January 23, 2019, 07:58:31 AM »
I'm going to have to drop out of this thread.  After the divorce 2 months ago, I'm left with about $100k in my savings so I'll be heading back over to the "Race from 100k to 250k".  Taking a hit like this wouldn't be so bad, but alimony here in CO is pretty brutal, it's really going to eliminate my ability to recover over the next decade or so.

Sorry to hear that. I wish you the best dealing with what I'm sure is a very tough situation.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1476 on: January 31, 2019, 07:32:55 AM »
Apr-17   255,900
May-17  263,800
Jun-17   268,100
Jul-17    273,100
Aug-17  276,800
Sep-17  284,500
Oct-17   292,100
Nov-17  302,000
Dec-17  309,500

Jan-18  318,100
Feb-18  321,800
Mar-18  313,540
Apr-18  322,810
May-18  328,600
Jun-18  331,857
Jul-18   340,250
Aug-18  341,769
Sep-18  348,467
Oct-18  343,957
Nov-18 347,468
Dec-18 340,952

Jan-19  359,000
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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1477 on: January 31, 2019, 09:07:19 AM »
1/1/2012 - $30,000
1/1/2013 - $41,000
1/1/2014 - $60,000
1/1/2015 - $82,000
1/1/2016 - $140,000
1/1/2017 - $256,000
1/1/2018 - $361,700
1/1/2019 - $421,900

02/01/19 - $451,000
« Last Edit: January 31, 2019, 03:29:01 PM by 2Birds1Stone »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1478 on: January 31, 2019, 10:27:35 AM »
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Date             Assets           Debts          Net Worth
October 2017 $370,483.90 -$120,007.15 $250,476.80
December 2017 $382,100.79 -$121,838.12 $260,262.67

2018
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Date             Assets           Debts          Net Worth
January 2018 $390,088.91 -$119,841.70 $270,247.21
February 2018 $393,016.96 -$118,184.89 $274,832.08
March 2018 $388,528.30 -$117,901.07 $270,627.23
April 2018 $396,987.40 -$118,619.04 $278,368.36
May 2018 $399,896.79 -$125,537.47 $274,359.32
June 2018 $393,835.05 -$119,226.10 $274,608.95
July 2018 $405,587.66 -$124.894.90 $280,692.80
Aug 15th 2018 $289,351.24 $0.00 $289,351.24
Aug 2018 $296,066.75 -$1,507.49 $294,559.30
Sept 2018 $297,258.10 -$2,513.24 $294,744.86
Oct 2018 $270,846.50 -$2,179.98 $268,666.52
Nov 2018 $283,924.79 -$3,588.97 $280,335.80
Dec 2018 $263,008.28 -$2,510.11 $260,498.17

2019
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Date             Assets           Debts          Net Worth
January 2019 $286,398.03 -$3,720.22 $282,677.81

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1479 on: January 31, 2019, 11:46:34 AM »
Hello! I'm joining this thread already having made it a good portion of the way to $500k. I'm looking to save $130k this year and am hoping to finish the race by Dec 31st. We'll see. My numbers are my total net worth. Good luck everyone!

01/31/19 - $381k
« Last Edit: January 31, 2019, 11:55:00 AM by salt cured »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1480 on: January 31, 2019, 12:05:21 PM »
I'm going to have to drop out of this thread.  After the divorce 2 months ago, I'm left with about $100k in my savings so I'll be heading back over to the "Race from 100k to 250k".  Taking a hit like this wouldn't be so bad, but alimony here in CO is pretty brutal, it's really going to eliminate my ability to recover over the next decade or so.

Sorry @tyort1 , I hope you're able to bounce back faster than you think

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1481 on: January 31, 2019, 03:44:47 PM »
Feb 1, 2016 - $90k
Apr 1, 2016 - $100k 
Jan 1, 2017 - $177k
(Took 7 month sabbatical between Jan 1st 2017 and December 1st 2017)
Dec 1, 2017 - $187k
Jan 1, 2018 - $196k
Feb 1, 2018 - $214,462
Mar 1, 2018 - $225,651
Apr 1, 2018 - $238,764
May 1, 2018 - $251,725
June 1, 2018 - $265,145
July 1, 2018 - $272,423
Aug 1, 2018 - $277,896
Sep 1, 2018 - $298,543
Oct 1, 2018 - $296,603
Nov 1, 2018 - $288,618
Dec 1, 2018 - $304,127
Jan 1, 2019 - $294,621
Feb 1, 2019 - $326,081

Good month of returns. Spending was within budget and savings was good as well. I took a week off over Christmas (unpaid) and that was a bit of a setback on this months check.

February my $6500 tax return should hit and March is a 3 paycheck month. Should have approximately $40k-$45k savings between those two months.

If I have no major hiccups this year in work, spending, or the market, hitting the $500k club could be a very realistic goal. Iím more driven than ever right now.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2019, 05:27:03 PM by use2betrix »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1482 on: January 31, 2019, 05:04:57 PM »
Sept. 2018 $252,544.08
Nov.  2018 $248,197.15
Dec.  2018 $256,394.61
Jan. 2019 $252,481.67
Feb. 2019 $287,793.45

A sizable bonus helped jump start our 2019! And the zombie novels helped a little.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1483 on: January 31, 2019, 08:27:14 PM »
11/30/2017 $228,503.37
12/31/2017 $237,592.34
1/31/2018    $254,582.33
2/28/2018    $257,732.67
3/31/2018    $265,481.54
4/30/2018    $269,342.61
5/31/2018    $277,950.05
6/30/2018    $285,254.10
7/31/2018    $299,199.64
8/31/2018    $319,335.25
9/30/2018    $347,418.14
10/31/2018 $332,242.01
11/30/2018 $348,536.76
12/31/2018 $325,602.90
1/31/2019 $350,696.67

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1484 on: February 01, 2019, 12:36:50 AM »
I'm going to have to drop out of this thread.  After the divorce 2 months ago, I'm left with about $100k in my savings so I'll be heading back over to the "Race from 100k to 250k".  Taking a hit like this wouldn't be so bad, but alimony here in CO is pretty brutal, it's really going to eliminate my ability to recover over the next decade or so.

Very sorry. Life can throw some gnarly curve balls. Best of luck to you.


Up $18,502 to $300,517. 
« Last Edit: February 01, 2019, 12:42:55 AM by SpareChange »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1485 on: February 01, 2019, 03:16:09 AM »

2017
Jan 1: 236,254
Feb 1: 250,055
Mar 1: 262,196
Apr 1: 269,959
May 1: 282,665
Jun 1: 284,827
Jul 1: 292,037
Aug 1: 293,168
Sep 1: 297,489
Oct 1: 303,111
Nov 1: 309,583
Dec 1: 316,618

2018
Jan 1: 322,183
Feb 1: 332,735
Mar 1: 328,393
April 1: 327,048
May 1: 332,943
June 1: 339,934
July 1: 341,553
Aug 1: 351,978
Sep 1: 356,877
Oct 1: 360,074
Nov 1:346,354
Dec 1: 354,221

2019
Jan 1: 339,623
Feb 1: 358,056

Just about recovered from the market dip.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1486 on: February 01, 2019, 06:37:58 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
Aug 1 2017: $244,461.55
Sept 1 2017: $247,101.69
Oct 1 2017: $256,365.91
Nov 1 2017: $266,140.14
Dec 1 2017: $279,806.93

Jan 1 2018: $283,829.36
Feb 1 2018: $304,851.88
Mar 1 2018: $303,796.17
Apr 1 2018: $307,682.67
May 1 2018: $315,634.59
Jun 1 2018: $337,046.55
July 1 2018: $340,399.63
Aug 1 2018: $363,304.76
Sept 1 2018: $385,572.12
Oct 1 2018: $392,296.56
Nov 1 2018: $370,000.25
Dec 1 2018: $386,361.40

Jan 1 2019: $359,505.30
Feb 1 2019: $397,087.41

Yay! back to where I was 3 months ago! Getting super close to the $400k mark.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AU7U1LTOW0D-_TiWUZJ7OSolSB_ULYQC2ZWSNW5hig0/edit#gid=0

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1487 on: February 01, 2019, 07:51:33 AM »
Jan 2017  $275k
Feb 2017  $287k $???
Mar 2017 $276k
Apr 2017 $282k
May 2017 $287k
Jun 2017 $290k
Jul 2017 $304k
Aug 2017  $311k
Sep 2017 $319k
Oct 2017  $327k
Nov 2017 $331k
Dec 2017  $338k
Jan 2018 $356k
Feb 2018 $426k (windfall)
Mar 2018 $424k
Apr 2018 $435k
May 2018 $437k
Jun 2018 $445k
Jul 2018 ???
Aug 2018 $453k
Sep 2018 $460k
Oct 2018 $439k
Nov 2018 $446k
Dec 2018 $426k

Jan 2019 $447k

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1488 on: February 01, 2019, 08:01:12 AM »
2017
Jan 1st: 252k
Feb 1st: 257k
Mar 1st: 269k    (4k back in taxes :)
April 1st: 273k
May 1st: 287 Net Worth 10k jump is our condo on zillow.
June 1st: 292
July 4th: 295
Aug 1st: 294k  Had to use 8k for new HVAC
Sept 1st: 296 
Oct 1st 302 Back to full pay going fwd- always fun to pass a round number :)
Nov 2nd:  314
Dec 4th 322.5k   

2018
Jan 1st:316.5k bought a car and a new stove.. spendy month but 64.5k up for the year! :)
Feb 2nd: 330.5k
March 2nd:331k
April 4th: 326k market downturn, plus 4k flights
May 1st:333.5k
June 1st: 343.5k ($243.5 without condo)
July 3rd: 347.5
August 1st: 359.5k ($259.5 without condo)
Sept 1st: 369k /269k
Oct 1st: 374k/274k
Nov 10th:367k/267k stocks on sale!
Dec 1st:370k/270k

2019
Jan 1st: $357.5 (marking the first year of maxing out retirement accounts!) UP: 41k for 2018 (markets took a hit)
Feb 1st $378.5 ooh hope I didn't make a mistake calculating, a big jump!
« Last Edit: February 03, 2019, 07:32:11 AM by dandypandys »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1489 on: February 01, 2019, 08:09:30 AM »
Liquid + Investments
Quote
11/30/2017$244,302(+$5,973)
12/31/2017$269,821(+$25,519)
1/31/2018$267,190(-$2,631)
2/28/2018$273,837(+$6,647)
3/31/2018$289,294(+$15,457)
4/30/2018$287,707(-$1,587)
5/31/2018$295,040(+$7,318)
6/30/2018$300,603(+$5,563)
7/31/2018$299,781(-$822)
8/31/2018$317,760(+$17,979)
9/30/2018$334,469(+$16,709)
10/31/2018$338,136(+$3,667)
11/30/2018$343,573(+$5,437)
12/31/2018$312,879(-$30,694)
1/31/2019$317,010(+$4,131)

No investment changes logged...
Solid interim month with reasonable spending, normal income and full rental.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1490 on: February 01, 2019, 08:12:36 AM »
I'm joining! We had crossed over above $250k briefly back in Nov, took the Dec hit and dropped below, and now we're back above the line! I was lucky enough that our combined NW was just about $0 when we got married, and I've been tracking monthly since just after that. (The numbers are for the beginning of each month).

2015:
(Jun, ~$0)
Oct- 19.9
Nov- 28.9
Dec- 32.0
2016:
Jan- 19.7
Feb- 24.7
Mar- 38.9
Apr- 53.0
May- 57.6
Jun- 59.8
Jul- 62.5
Aug- 73.1
Sep- 95.1
Oct- 96.2
Nov- 101.9 <---- $0 to $100k, ~16 months
Dec- 108.3
2017:
Jan- 113.4
Feb- 111.2
Mar- 117.1
Apr- 119.9
May- 123.9
Jun- 126.7
Jul- 129.9
Aug- 136.0
Sep- 132.5
Oct- 163.5
Nov- 165.5
Dec- 179.1
2018:
Jan- 185.9
Feb- 193.0
Mar- 190.6
Apr- 193.9
May- 184.8
Jun- 190.8
Jul- 210.3
Aug- 212.1
Sep- 224.3
Oct- 244.7
Nov- 225.7
Dec- 258.4 <--- $100k to $250k 26 months
2019:
Jan-  240.0
Feb- 262.7

I wonder if we can get to $500k in less time than it took to get from $100k to $250k?

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1491 on: February 01, 2019, 08:32:24 AM »
Hello!! I am joining all of you in this thread after graduating the $100-$250k today! Numbers are below since the beginning of tracking.

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
Nov 1, 2017 - $196,010
Dec 1, 2017 - $201,106
Jan 1, 2018 - $205,595.91
Feb 1, 2018 - $216,842.97
Mar 1, 2018 - $205,429.70
Apr 1, 2018 - $214,541.70
May 1, 2018 - $218,916.00
June 1, 2018 - $220,322.00
July 1, 2018 - $224,289.00
August 1, 2018 - $233,189.00
Sept 1, 2018 - $243,320
Oct 1, 2018 - $247,758
Nov 1, 2018 - $233,686
Dec 1, 2018 - $241,845
Jan 1, 2019 - $224,733
Feb 1, 2019 - $253,171.02

I am setting myself a goal of hitting $500K by Feb 2023, with a stretch goal of Jan 2022 (if my SO goes back to work).


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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1492 on: February 01, 2019, 08:39:47 AM »
Investments only! (I do have a good bit of low rate, long term debt which makes my NW lower) numbers are end of month.

Sept 17- $257k
Oct 17- $264
Nov 17- $270
Dec 17- $276
Jan 18- $280
Feb 18- $279
Mar 18- $287
April 18- $294
Missed a month..oops
June 18- $304
July 18- $316
Aug 18- $334 (this is as of today, not end of aug...oops)
Sept 18- $340
Oct 18- $320
Nov 18- $311 (as of dec 11)
Dec 18- $316 (as of jan 16)
Jan 19- $320 (trying to get back to updating end of month)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1493 on: February 01, 2019, 09:55:15 AM »
Welcome salt cured, Bracken Joy, and Blahhhh456!!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1494 on: February 01, 2019, 10:29:10 AM »
Hello all, first entry to this thread....finally crossed the 250k
2019
Jan 31st: $255.83k

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1495 on: February 01, 2019, 10:35:21 AM »
Welcome everyone! Similar to the previous thread, we're charting our progress in a Google Sheet if you want to add your info:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AU7U1LTOW0D-_TiWUZJ7OSolSB_ULYQC2ZWSNW5hig0/edit#gid=0

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1496 on: February 01, 2019, 11:06:32 AM »
@Nick_Miller and @SpareChange - Thanks for the kind words.  I will say this - if it'd happened before I found MMM it would have completely devastated me financially.  But after a bit of reflection, I realize I am left with a great home I get to live in, that's worth $720k and will keep going up in value as I live in a "hot" area in Denver.  And, because of the frugal lessons I've learned here and implemented in my life, I'll still be able to max out my 401k contributions.  With employee match, that's $1800 per month or $21k per year.  So all is not lost.  But this all came out of left field and was a real sucker-punch to me emotionally (and financially).  Whatever, pick up the pieces and move on.  I do know this - I'll never even consider getting into another relationship with someone that doesn't make at least somewhat close to me in income.  I figured it up and this first divorce will cost me about half a million dollars when all is said and done.  That's a very expensive mistake that I do not want to repeat. 

Anyway, hope to re-join this thread in a few years.  Go market returns!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1497 on: February 01, 2019, 11:58:49 AM »
Jul 2018     $250,737.17
Aug 2018     $258,326.17 
Sep 2018     $271,396.46
Oct 2018     $276,447.64
Nov 2018     $258,733.03
Dec 2018     $272,495.64
Jan 2018      $255,892.49
Feb 2018      $$284,061.44 +$28,168.95

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AU7U1LTOW0D-_TiWUZJ7OSolSB_ULYQC2ZWSNW5hig0/edit#gid=0

Same update from last month - hello, stock market volatility. Still waiting on some back pay from January to hit my accounts, including TSP contributions. My goal for the end of 2019 is $350k.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1498 on: February 01, 2019, 12:02:30 PM »
12/2014: $97,686
12/2015: $129,157
12/2016: $206,179
12/2017: $317,990

1/2018: $341,983
2/2018: $333,875
3/2018: $328,485
4/2018: $338,787
5/2018: $353,747
6/2018: $361,028
7/2018: $381,336
8/2018: $402,486
9/2018: $408,560
10/2018: $383,538
11/2018: $397,907
12/2018: $366,214

1/2019: $403,773

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1499 on: February 01, 2019, 01:59:56 PM »
Been chugging along in the 100K-250K thinking these are all just retirement accounts. 

So here I am.  A newbie that is not a newbie. 

                    Retirement  +  Non-Retirement Non-College   +  Property, Net  +  Car        =   Net Worth
20190101:      $  150.4                         $   54.4                        $   236.2        $20.0           $   461.0
 

                    Retirement  +  Non-Retirement Non-College   +  Property, Net  +  Car        =   Net Worth
20190101:      $  150.4                         $   54.4                        $   236.2        $20.0           $   461.0
20190201:      $  153.0                         $   55.2                        $   241.9        $20.0           $   470.0
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