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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1500 on: February 01, 2019, 02:04:49 PM »
6/30/18:   $253,884
7/31/18:   $264,666
8/31/18:   $276,905
9/29/18:   $285,986
10/31/18: $267,359
11/30/18: $281,461
12/31/18: $261,809
1/31/18:   $286,584

January was the longest month ever... maybe that helps explain the big big bump, more time to save!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1501 on: February 01, 2019, 02:51:13 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
February 1 -       383,348

A good month that I don't think will be repeated again soon and I'm still waiting on almost 4k money owed to me from my recent move.  Most of the gains were from the market because my BAH for my new location is much lower and I do not get COLA here, so my salary is effectively lowered by around 30k.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1502 on: February 02, 2019, 06:37:50 AM »
Month   Networth   Investments   Debt   
04/30/17   $125,786   $67,858   -$106,720   <---- Discovered MMM / LBYM
09/30/17   $168,105   $100,416   -$84,980   <---- 100k Invested
01/31/19   $311,711   $251,061   -$7,148   <---- 250k Invested


Made some substantial lifestyle changes and have had a great almost two years financially. To have 1/4 million in investments would have seemed insane just a few years back.

Setting a goal date of 7/1/2020 for 500k invested and am telling myself I can then get a new (to me) vehicle to replace my beater truck. But we shall see, a part of me dreams of being a millionaire with a beater truck :-)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1503 on: February 02, 2019, 08:19:57 PM »
Jun-16   $127,393.29
Sep-16   $152,642.65
Dec-16   $176,836.15
Mar-17   $204,673.44
Jun-17   $213,133.82
Sep-17   $208,244.34
Dec-17   $231,468.96
Mar-18   $252,633.43
Mar-18   $249550-INV  $381297 - NW ---> fell below 250K, what a rollercoaster this year has been!
Apr-18   $252,693 - INV $385,040 - NW
May-18  $263,950 - INV $396,500 - NW
June-18 $268,500 - INV $401,900 - NW ---> hope markets stay low for a while.
July-18  $279,100 - INV $414,336 - NW
Aug-18 $291293 - INV $ 376293 - NW ---> Writing off 51k, we are spending on our family home for mom and dad, Property is mine, but highly illiquid for foreseeable future. Maybe next 40 years.
Sep-18 $292395 - INV $377395 - NW---> Lots of unexpected expenses this month. My job is also not on firm ground. Bad new manager situation. Starting new job search.Anyone have job for me :)
Oct-18  $271500 - INV $357200 - NW ---> Yay volatility
Nov-18 $279200 - INV $365200 - NW ---> Big spending month, over $10000 unexpected spending on Medical expenses, travel reservations, hotels, electronics, shopping deals and gifts. Also got new job, lateral move.
Dec-18 $257500 - INV $344000 - NW ---> Hope this market remains low or flat for next couple of months so I can plough more money in. Happy new year you all! It is interesting that the assets like primary home provide so much stability in rough times. If we have a paid off home or enough cash to pay it off safely invested it provides much safety in difficult times.
Jan-18 $290132 - INV $373300 - NV ---> Big bounce back. But I wish it came after Feb. Its likely there will be more opportunities due to various uncertainties in current short term.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1504 on: February 03, 2019, 11:16:59 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

2/3/19 - $378k

Got out a bit too early there and missed all the gain.  Will be sitting out for most of this year, possibly some of next year too, so there won't be any significant changes for a while.


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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1505 on: February 03, 2019, 02:42:06 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   

Feb 1 2019:  $289,664.17
December bonuses, the market coming back up again, and the adjustment I do at the end of each year - I round our expenses up to the nearest dollar, then at the end of the year throw the extra sitting in checking into our savings, which is always a good few hundred dollars.  Fun to always see a jump at the beginning of the year.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1506 on: February 03, 2019, 03:26:24 PM »
Got out a bit too early there and missed all the gain.

Honest question. Missing out on the gains didn't sting enough to stop trying to time the market?

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1507 on: February 03, 2019, 07:30:58 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

2/1/19 - $290,261.26

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1508 on: February 04, 2019, 07:50:41 AM »


Got out a bit too early there and missed all the gain.

Honest question. Missing out on the gains didn't sting enough to stop trying to time the market?

I'm taking a medium term bear position, so I don't care about short term gain.  Now, if market continues to rise past my time frame for re-entry, then yes that would sting. Plus, the blatant manipulation of the market that I saw this last month was too worrying,  enough for me to be glad that I was out of it,  gain or no gain.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1509 on: February 04, 2019, 07:56:22 AM »
Welcome to all the new people!

We have a spreadsheet :)
EDIT: Had wrong link before, sorry!!!
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AU7U1LTOW0D-_TiWUZJ7OSolSB_ULYQC2ZWSNW5hig0/edit#gid=0

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Up 9.4% or $22,761.95 last month to $265.279.90 - back to Oct 1 levels, finally!
« Last Edit: February 04, 2019, 01:32:35 PM by tarheeldan »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1510 on: February 04, 2019, 09:50:22 AM »
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

Jan-19    $275,648.14

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1511 on: February 04, 2019, 12:39:54 PM »
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
2/1/2019: INV-$366,568.23     NW-$391,377.35

Normal 401K/HSA deductions, a couple thousand to my rIRA, and a nice bit of market recovery.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1512 on: February 04, 2019, 12:46:11 PM »
Damn, people. You're crushing it.

Celebrate your progress this month! I'm going to celebrate with a drink only a coal miner would want. Something straight forward and honest. Something that says, I work in a hole.'

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1513 on: February 08, 2019, 12:05:36 PM »
Alright, I think I've spent enough time creeping in the background that I have to officially join!

Date          NW
Dec-16    $243k
Jan-17    $252k
Feb-17    $270k
Mar-17    $273k
Apr-17    $295k
May-17    $300k
Jun-17    $308k
Jul-17    $316k
Aug-17    $322k

Current projections put us at 500k ~Mar 2019 which will mean it will be a total of 28 months to get from 250k-500k.


Time for an update - 7.5 months is an acceptable update interval right?

Sept-17     $340k
Oct-17      $357k
Nov-17     $366k
Dec-17     $388k
Jan-18      $398k
Feb-18     $401k
Mar-18     $403k
Apr-18     $422k

So although it's a weird interval it's almost exactly 100k since the last update.

Previous estimate for 500k was March 2019 but it looks like that has now pulled back slightly to Nov/Dec 2018, yay! I wouldn't bank on it yet though as income has dropped in the last 3 months with a loss of guaranteed overtime.

And congrats Rife on being o-so-close!

Anddddd we're there! After the same hit everyone else took on stocks in September we have bounced back and cleared the $500,000 in January. From the last update the numbers look like:

May-18    $433k
Jun-18     $445k
Jul-18      $453k
Aug-18    $459k
Sept-18   $476k
Oct-18     $468k
Nov-18    $481k
Dec-18    $479k
Jan-19     $501k

I wanted to wait until Feb to post to ensure we were firmly into the 500's and it wouldn't fluctuate back and forth across the line.

Overall we were a couple months ahead of schedule and took 25 months therefore averaging $10,000 per month which I am ecstatic about and never thought I could hit a savings rate like that. Over the last 25 months we have had a 68% savings rate.

Here's to the next $500,000 and good luck to everyone!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1514 on: February 08, 2019, 12:11:31 PM »
Anddddd we're there! After the same hit everyone else took on stocks in September we have bounced back and cleared the $500,000 in January.

Congratulations!!!! See you in the next thread :)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1515 on: February 09, 2019, 11:56:53 AM »

Jan-18 $290132 - INV $373300 - NV ---> Big bounce back. But I wish it came after Feb.
I share same sentiment.  Wishing Feb is the bounce back to 26K.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1516 on: February 10, 2019, 08:07:23 AM »
December 31, 2018 - $395,278.54
January 31, 2019 - $416,329.96

On track for $500k this year.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1517 on: February 10, 2019, 10:42:33 AM »
@Saskatchewstachian congrats on hitting $500K at such a young age!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1518 on: February 10, 2019, 01:13:44 PM »
I'm taking a medium term bear position, so I don't care about short term gain.  Now, if market continues to rise past my time frame for re-entry, then yes that would sting. Plus, the blatant manipulation of the market that I saw this last month was too worrying,  enough for me to be glad that I was out of it,  gain or no gain.

"Time frame for re-entry" -- is that due to hold of transactions by the 401K provider? 

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1519 on: February 12, 2019, 04:41:24 PM »
Hi everybody,

I just graduated from the Race from 100 to 250k thread today, and am excited to be joining this group for the next leg of my Mustachian journey! So, without further ado, here's my first record in this group:

Date                  NW
2/12/2019           251,448


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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1520 on: February 17, 2019, 09:12:06 AM »

I am tracking investments rather than net worth
Column 1: investments (retirement + otherwise):
Column 2: total net worth (including investments, savings account and the paid off part of the house)
9/17/18     $261,012   $390,335
10/17/18   $258,694   $386,464
11/17/18   $257,033   $387,342
2/17/19     $290,225   $423,873
Didnt update this in a while! Nice too see these numbers!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1521 on: February 18, 2019, 11:02:39 AM »
Goal was to hit before end of Jan 2019, and... I'm here!  Good Job everyone, keep saving!  See ya'll in the other thread!

Not counting value of house:
5/20/2016   INV-   $218,514      NW-   $328,980
7/17/2017   INV-   $306,386      NW-   $417,755
3/14/2018   INV-   $380,160      NW-   $467,160
8/08/2018   INV-   $423,708      NW-   $491,708
2/18/2019   INV-   $446,121      NW-   $581,759



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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1522 on: February 20, 2019, 12:05:53 PM »
I just reached $250K in investments a couple weeks ago so it will be fun to see how long it takes to double my stash.

5/31/18  $252,184!!!
4/30/18   $246,189
3/31/18   $239,527
2/28/18   $238,698
1/31/18   $239,572

Here I am in February 2019 at $298,603 in investments.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1523 on: February 26, 2019, 05:28:14 AM »
Hi everybody,

I just graduated from the Race from 100 to 250k thread today, and am excited to be joining this group for the next leg of my Mustachian journey! So, without further ado, here's my first record in this group:

Date                  NW
2/12/2019           251,448

Congrats and welcome

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1524 on: February 27, 2019, 04:16:06 PM »

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
May 18- ?
June 18- $304
July 18- $316
Aug 18- $334
Sept 18- $340
Oct 18- $320
Nov 18- $311
Dec 18- $316
Jan 19- $320
Feb 19- $334

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1525 on: February 27, 2019, 05:26:33 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
Mar. 2019 $304,683.46

I was so excited about passing $300K that I posted a day early. My non-Mustachian friends would not understand.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1526 on: February 27, 2019, 07:53:28 PM »
Jun-16   $127,393.29
Sep-16   $152,642.65
Dec-16   $176,836.15
Mar-17   $204,673.44
Jun-17   $213,133.82
Sep-17   $208,244.34
Dec-17   $231,468.96
Mar-18   $252,633.43
Mar-18   $249550-INV  $381297 - NW ---> fell below 250K, what a rollercoaster this year has been!
Apr-18   $252,693 - INV $385,040 - NW
May-18  $263,950 - INV $396,500 - NW
June-18 $268,500 - INV $401,900 - NW ---> hope markets stay low for a while.
July-18  $279,100 - INV $414,336 - NW
Aug-18 $291293 - INV $ 376293 - NW ---> Writing off 51k, we are spending on our family home for mom and dad, Property is mine, but highly illiquid for foreseeable future. Maybe next 40 years.
Sep-18 $292395 - INV $377395 - NW---> Lots of unexpected expenses this month. My job is also not on firm ground. Bad new manager situation. Starting new job search.Anyone have job for me :)
Oct-18  $271500 - INV $357200 - NW ---> Yay volatility
Nov-18 $279200 - INV $365200 - NW ---> Big spending month, over $10000 unexpected spending on Medical expenses, travel reservations, hotels, electronics, shopping deals and gifts. Also got new job, lateral move.
Dec-18 $257500 - INV $344000 - NW ---> Hope this market remains low or flat for next couple of months so I can plough more money in. Happy new year you all! It is interesting that the assets like primary home provide so much stability in rough times. If we have a paid off home or enough cash to pay it off safely invested it provides much safety in difficult times.
Jan-19 $290132 - INV $373300 - NW ---> Big bounce back. But I wish it came after Feb. Its likely there will be more opportunities due to various uncertainties in current short term.
Feb-19 $317800 - INV $406000 - NW ---> Big payday of the year helped cross 300k easily.
« Last Edit: February 27, 2019, 09:08:29 PM by achvfi »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1527 on: February 27, 2019, 08:12:21 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
Mar. 2019 $304,683.46

I was so excited about passing $300K that I posted a day early. My non-Mustachian friends would not understand.

Congrats @Nick_Miller. I am also in same boat. So excited. I shared numbers with SO, she was amazed. I remember 5 years ago I shared with SO a lofty goal for family to accumulate wealth of 300K and more. She couldn't fathom such numbers. We easily surpassed it. I am very proud of the achievement. Onwards to 500K

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1528 on: February 28, 2019, 06:19:00 AM »
6/30/18:   $253,884
7/31/18:   $264,666
8/31/18:   $276,905
9/29/18:   $285,986
10/31/18: $267,359
11/30/18: $281,461
12/31/18: $261,809
1/31/18:   $286,584
2/28/18:   $303,681

Like @Nick_Miller I'm super excited to hit $300,000. The big, round numbers are just so satisfying.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1529 on: February 28, 2019, 06:55:54 AM »
2017
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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
February 2019 $303,524.32 -$65.88 $303,458.40

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1530 on: February 28, 2019, 08:21:24 AM »
DateFIREMediTotal NW% IncreaseNotes
6/1/2017$115,738 -
12/31/2018$177,341.32 $46,719.18$224,060.50~2.07%%
1/31/2019$200,473.39 $56,820.70$257,294.09~14.83%%
Numbers based on Mint

2/28/2019 Fire: $194.787.12 + Medi  $58986.57 = $253.773.69 ~-1.37%

Made it here.... finally?    Though, taxes, almost sent me back without ever posting a word.  (It's a good problem to have!)
Not sure where I'll end up at the end of the year, as while I assume my passive income isn't going to be large, last year proved that I am a terrible predictor of what may come so......   Here is to the race to 500k  *Lifts a glass of Fancy boxed wine in a toast!*

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1531 on: February 28, 2019, 08:36:28 AM »
@achvfi, yes my wife sorta blinked and processed it for a minute and was like "cool!" But then again she responds like that to much of what I say and do.

@stimepy, @JLee, @hudsoncat, It looks like we're all in similar places. I would appreciate a little trash talking over the next few months (and maybe years) in this thread. A little trash talking is classy, much like the boxed wine and buying real Froot Loops instead of the generic Fruit Spins or Tootie Fruities.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1532 on: February 28, 2019, 10:09:49 AM »
Month   Networth   Investments   
04/30/17   $125,786   $67,858   <---- Discovered MMM / LBYM
09/30/17   $168,105   $100,416   <---- 100k Invested
01/31/19   $311,711   $251,061   <---- 250k Invested
02/28/19   $328,866   $265,980   

Nice solid first month here. Spending is finally tapering down after purchasing a house last October and DIY remodeling, but still ~3k to spend to finish everything.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1533 on: February 28, 2019, 07:07:13 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 2019      $255,892.49
Feb 2019      $284,061.44
Mar 2019     $ 302,124.69 +$18,063.25

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

$300k!!!! *pumps fist and whispers words of quiet triumph to spreadsheet*
« Last Edit: March 02, 2019, 07:07:08 PM by Imustacheyouaquestion »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1534 on: February 28, 2019, 07:13:25 PM »

Tracking liquid net worth only: Cash/Savings/Investments

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
Mar 1, 2019 - $354,771

Good month. My tax return came through yesterday which was around $6,600. Investment returns were great, worked a lot/good income, and spending was mediocre. Barring no stock market crash, not getting fired, or any ridiculous spending (say no to new vehicles), its very likely I can hit 500k by years end. I can barely fathom how that accomplishment would feel. Next month should be even better with a 3 paycheck month, although Im not expecting the same market gains. I should be able to save around $22k.
« Last Edit: March 01, 2019, 12:32:33 PM by use2betrix »

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1535 on: February 28, 2019, 08:03:15 PM »
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
Feb-19  370,750

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1536 on: February 28, 2019, 08:04:57 PM »
December 31, 2018 - $395,278.54
January 31, 2019 - $416,329.96

On track for $500k this year.

Nice work!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1537 on: March 01, 2019, 03:21:05 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
Mar 1: 368,263
A new record today!!!!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1538 on: March 01, 2019, 03:33:43 AM »
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
2/28/2019 $369,513.27

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1539 on: March 01, 2019, 06:31:04 AM »
@achvfi, yes my wife sorta blinked and processed it for a minute and was like "cool!" But then again she responds like that to much of what I say and do.

@stimepy, @JLee, @hudsoncat, It looks like we're all in similar places. I would appreciate a little trash talking over the next few months (and maybe years) in this thread. A little trash talking is classy, much like the boxed wine and buying real Froot Loops instead of the generic Fruit Spins or Tootie Fruities.

Haha - I hope you jump past me a bit, as I have some major expenses coming up. My preliminary tax run shows me owing ~$2500 (sold a house last year), and I found out yesterday that both of the cats I adopted a few months ago have advanced gum disease. Poor girls :(  They're on antibiotics now and going in for blood work in an hour - hoping for a quick (and not horrifically expensive) recovery!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1540 on: March 01, 2019, 06:42:50 AM »
Hello, everyone!  After recovering from the market downturn in late 2018, I can finally join you all on the way to half a mill.

NW // Inv Assets

3/1/19 - $268,584 // $154,100

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1541 on: March 01, 2019, 06:52:39 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
03/01/19 - $470,000

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1542 on: March 01, 2019, 07:02:20 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)
2/28/2019$318,222(+$1212)

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

Feel so stagnate right now. But I only log investments quarterly and I know they are doing well. Our spending isn't totally ridiculous but we are doing some international travel this year, and we just paid for flights + hotel. Still feels good to be able to save on a month where I pay for most of our travel expenses for the year...

But almost all of our "savings" went into debt payoff this month. *sad trombone*
Also starting having pay go into HSA but not sure if I should include it here. What the heck, I will!

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1543 on: March 01, 2019, 08:35:43 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

Feb 2019 $469k

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1544 on: March 01, 2019, 10:04:32 AM »
Hello, everyone!  After recovering from the market downturn in late 2018, I can finally join you all on the way to half a mill.

NW // Inv Assets

3/1/19 - $268,584 // $154,100

Hi! Welcome, and come on in!



Up $11,693 to $312,211. 430b match for 2018 dropped in. I talked to my boss about the possibility of going PT, if and when that time comes. She was pretty open to it and whatever schedule we could make work. Sweet.

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1545 on: March 01, 2019, 11:36:09 AM »
@achvfi, yes my wife sorta blinked and processed it for a minute and was like "cool!" But then again she responds like that to much of what I say and do.

@stimepy, @JLee, @hudsoncat, It looks like we're all in similar places. I would appreciate a little trash talking over the next few months (and maybe years) in this thread. A little trash talking is classy, much like the boxed wine and buying real Froot Loops instead of the generic Fruit Spins or Tootie Fruities.

**Trash talk... trash talk... hmmm...**

"Yo 'stache is so fat..." Wait, that's actually turning into a compliment. I'm clearly not good a trash talk. I'll work on my game.

I'm tracking investments only. Based on past savings, I expect it will be sometime in the 2021 to cross the finish line assuming no market tanking. I'm going to state a stretch goal to hit $500K by the end of 2020. I'm going to need some market help and maybe a pay raise or two (hahahahaha... unlikely. Sigh).

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1546 on: March 01, 2019, 01:03:43 PM »
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! taxes will add 4k next month
March 1st $396.5k oh my getting closer, how exciting! Plus I sold art and should be getting a 12k check from my gallery this month! :)

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1547 on: March 01, 2019, 01:09:39 PM »
I noticed the spreadsheet's 3rd tab is blank and says something about error. I have no skills to fix sowee

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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1548 on: March 01, 2019, 01:55:53 PM »
2019
Jan 31st: $255.83k
Feb 28th: $263.40k



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Re: Race from 250 to 500k!
« Reply #1549 on: March 01, 2019, 03:42:04 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
February 1 -       383,348
March 1 -           394,563

I'm getting really close to the 400k mark!  That one just seems really neat to me, and if the market stays even and I get the backpay I'm owed, I should be there this next month!