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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2550 on: July 31, 2021, 09:17:45 AM »
Invested assets, long term savings and debts:

12/31/14    $51,962.23
12/31/15    $92,762.33
12/31/16    $163,900.00
12/31/17    $251,415.07
12/31/18    $330,093.64 - new job, nice retention bonus from previous job
12/31/19    $519,878.70 - pension lump sum after leaving old job (rolled into 401k)
12/31/20    $714,958.33

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01/31/21    $732,701.46
02/28/21    $752,893.42
03/31/21    $768,088.25 - maxed out 401k
04/30/21    $812,226.27
05/31/21    $818,349.97
06/30/21    $845,008.30
07/31/21    $870,706.07 - maxed out Mega Backdoor Roth


Every month I'm disappointed when I get my number for this thread, until I see last month's posting and I'm always pleasantly surprised.

This is so true! For me this month was very "meh" in the market. Still, it was also a great month in terms of savings, and I'm up $25k. That's a lot more than my base salary. Half a year of projected retirement expenses. In a single month. I mean...

I saved ~$15k, and made an additional principal payment of $1,200 to my car loan. The rest is the market.

Now that I've maxed out my retirement accounts, the fun begins as I've started sending money to my brokerage account. July was the first month I had a paycheck above a couple hundred dollars 😂

« Last Edit: July 31, 2021, 09:22:07 AM by pasadenafr »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2551 on: July 31, 2021, 09:25:27 AM »
08/1/2018 - $511,000
09/1/2018 - $519,000
10/1/2018 - $526,000
11/1/2018 - $511,000
12/1/2018 - $523,700
01/1/2019 - $515,100
02/1/2019 - $552,000
03/1/2019 - $576,000
04/1/2019 - $586,200
05/1/2019 - $604,500
06/1/2019 - $590,360
07/1/2019 - $624,000
08/1/2019 - $628,300
09/1/2019 - $637,300
10/1/2019 - $649,800 FIRE'd
11/1/2019 - $675,000
12/1/2019 - $695,700
01/1/2020 - $717,000
02/1/2020 - $721,000
03/1/2020 - $702,500
04/1/2020 - $651,000
05/1/2020 - $686,700
06/1/2020 - $702,200
07/1/2020 - $710,000
08/1/2020 - $731,800
09/1/2020 - $753,000
10/1/2020 - $736,600
11/1/2020 - $731,900 Back to work, whoops!
12/1/2020 - $769,100
01/1/2021 - $800,400
02/1/2021 - $809,400
03/1/2021 - $829,100
04/1/2021 - $851,000
05/1/2021 - $879,700
06/1/2021 - $894,700
07/1/2021 - $913,000
08/1/2021 - $932,400

Might actually graduate before the next long period of no working.


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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2552 on: July 31, 2021, 10:11:03 AM »
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
January- $125,152 $190,212 $277,747 $300,773 $391,367 $503,318
February- $132,476 $205,111 $276,647 $312,970 $372,287 $516,580
March- $142,868 $207,302 $277,401 $328,015 $316,940 $538,761
April- $146,221 $213,616 $279,721 $332,703 $357,205 $561,751
May- $153,151 $220,848 $292,665 $321,134 $404,385 $573,018
June- $151,884 $221,782 $288,234 $344,636 $401,862 $585,313
July$111,061 $162,292 $229,419 $300,537 $340,103 $424,226 $593,812
August$109,293 $164,716 $233,575 $306,219 $341,637 $440,114 -
September$104,752 $167,126 $242,747 $293,075 $347,779 $436,932 -
October$112,604 $167,659 $246,050 $293,488 $361,290 $458,230 -
November$112,690 $177,602 $255,539 $293,026 $369,972 $485,863 -
December$120,262 $182,345 $262,362 $301,471 $390,730 $498,601 -

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2553 on: July 31, 2021, 10:27:13 AM »
6/1/21 - $525k
7/4/21 - $540k

7/30/21 - $545k


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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2554 on: July 31, 2021, 01:27:02 PM »
Investments only, solo journey (so far)

                       2017                2018                2019                2020                2021                2022               
January-$232,213$356,542$500,087$659,936-
February-$245,447$383,348$502,244$662,250-
March-$242,789$394,563$475,671$684,929-
April$164,900$246,140$403,461$429,092$711,168-
May-$318,398$421,194$474,155$744,322-
June-$328,870$409,591$500,241$758,305-
July$180,808$342,159$435,981$516,358$776,059-
August$189,280$354,936$443,135$544,475$790,664-
September$193,727$366,727$441,101$579,806--
October$209,968$374,465$452,232$568,885--
November$220,602$361,296$466,688$562,892--
December$225,918$370,140$482,944$632,574--


Not much to say about this month, overall this year my spending has been up a little, between 100-200 per month, but my rent also went up 100 this year, so I guess that is to be expected.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2555 on: July 31, 2021, 02:05:58 PM »



Nov-17 - 300k

May-18  - 375k
July -18 - 400k
Dec-18 - 345K

Mar-19 - 415K
Jun-19 nw 444K - liquid -514K
Sep-19 nw 450K liquid 527K
dec-19 nw  490k liquid 575k 


mar-20 nw 374 liquid 455
Jun-20 nw 468 liquid 541
Sep-20 nw 612 liquid 573
Dec-20 nw  737 liquid 679

Jan-21 nw 739 liquid 679
Feb-21 nw 792 liquid 723
Mar-21 nw 848 liquid 761
Apr-21 nw 892 Liquid 800
May-21 nw 914 liquid 816
jun-21 nw 943 liquid 821
Jul-21 nw 969 liquid 822


I have funds due to me that will take the NW over 1m - but it hasn't arrived yet!!  until then I stay in this thread....not complaining about over 25k increase a month though,...

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2556 on: July 31, 2021, 05:47:00 PM »
                       2018                2019                2020                2021               
January$222,019$261,809$403,264$550,326
February$236,831$286,584$414,417$555,120
March$234,104$303,681$388,201$577,440
April$234,452$314,939$355,475$606,455
May$241,470$331,080$398,672$647,810
June$249,398$320,926$417,280$654,138
July$253,884$342,700$424,818$671,808
August$264,666$354,784$456,512$693,782
September$276,905$351,842$491,411-
October$285,986$360,853$482,214-
November$267,359$374,706$475,471-
December$281,461$391,293$531,137-

Markets still going crazy... happy to ride this wave however long it lasts.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2557 on: July 31, 2021, 09:51:31 PM »
Jan 2017  $275k
Jan 2018 $356k
Jan 2019 $447k
Jan 2020 $559k (433 liquid + 126 prop)
Jun 2020 $560k (440 liquid + 120 prop)
Jan 2021 $745k ($545k liquid)
June 2021 $913k ($675k liquid)

The stock market and housing insanity has just blown our net worth through the roof. It seems unreal.

July 2021 $1,003,776 ($750k liquid)

Breaking cycle to celebrate this little milestone. I call it millionaire status with a little m because it's real estate +liquid that puts us there. Big M is for when liquid assets hit the milestone.

 I think I will hang around here for a bit longer before popping my head in the next thread... It doesn't feel like I've earned the right to post in the other thread yet for some bizarre reason riding this weird wave of housing/stock market boom in a pandemic.

Is there a millionaire imposter syndrome? Asking for a friend :)

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2558 on: August 01, 2021, 03:09:08 AM »
Jan 2014 - 222,149
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Jan 2015 - 250,275 (+28,126)
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Jan 2016 - 272,607 (+22,332)
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Jan 2017 - 346,854 (+74,247)
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Jan 2018 - 456,088 (+109,234)
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Jan 2019 - 495,379 (+39,291)
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Jan 2020 - 606,791 (+111,412)
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Jan 2021 710,244 (+103,453)
Feb 2021 692,104 (-18,141)
Mar 2021 689,239 (-2,865)
Apr 2021 708, 972 (+19,693)
May 2021 715,760 (+6,684)
Jun 2021 718,320 (+2,560)
July 2021 738,939 (+20,617)
Aug 2021 751,018 (+12,179)

Quite a bit of volatility in this month again, ending up with investments only up a couple of grand with the majority from income.



« Last Edit: August 03, 2021, 01:02:24 AM by bownyboy »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2559 on: August 01, 2021, 06:36:25 AM »
Jan 2014 - 222,149
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Jan 2015 - 250,275 (+28,126)
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Jan 2016 - 272,607 (+22,332)
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Jan 2017 - 346,854 (+74,247)
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Jan 2018 - 456,088 (+109,234)
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Jan 2019 - 495,379 (+39,291)
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Jan 2020 - 606,791 (+111,412)
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Jan 2021 710,244 (+103,453)
Feb 2021 692,104 (-18,141)
Mar 2021 689,239 (-2,865)
Apr 2021 708, 972 (+19,693)
May 2021 715,760 (+6,684)
Jun 2021 718,320 (+2,560)
July 2021 738,939 (+20,617)
Aug 2021 749,068 (+10,129)

Quite a bit of volatility in this month again, ending up with investments only up a couple of grand with the majority from income.



Looks like you ought to change trend line data subset. You've been doing major work the last 4 years and the line doesn't reflect it. Or if you want to include all time pick non linear.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2560 on: August 01, 2021, 08:37:08 AM »



January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
   2017
   236,254
   250,055
   262,196
   269,959
   282,665
   284,827
   292,037
   293,168
   297,489
   303,111
   309,583
   316,618
   2018
   322,183
   332,735
   328,393
   327,048
   332,943
   339,934
   341,553
   351,978
   356,877
   360,074
   346,354
   354,221
   2019
   339,623
   358,056
   368,263
   386,406
   395,806
   382,758
   399,023
   404,132
   404,378
   411,212
   421,398
   434,363
   2020
   447,716
   451,064
   427,409
   391,361
   428,733
   516,412/302,612
   524,981/314,313
   548,390/336,821
   574,193/361,734
   564,814/351,456
   561,416/347,157
   611,075/397,396
   2021
   624,711/408,641
   634,615/417,637
   648,273/430,384
   669,042/450,239
   861,370/561,651
   861,170/560,532
   875,996
   891,063

For these tracking threads I only count the stuff that's linked to my Mint account. Kinda silly to keep doing it because together we are over 1m and I plan to fire at the end of the year whether I see that number in my account or not.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2561 on: August 01, 2021, 09:36:07 AM »
Slow and steady gains.

-20192020202120222023
January$282,434.$337,409.$471,679.
February$291,608.$311,090.$503,034.
March$297,041.$305,148.$507,281.
April$311,860.$315,763.$534,472.
May$314,419.$342,506.$538,416.
June$0.$355,784.$548,063.
July$0.$379,309.$550,977.
August$0.$403,144.$-
September$0.$394,618.$-
October$0.$388,353.$-
November$0.$436,726.$-
December$0.$464,139.$-

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2562 on: August 01, 2021, 11:40:37 AM »


                       2020                20212022
January-$580,000-
February-$584,000-
March-$605,000-
April-$622,000-
May-$650,000-
June-$656,000-
July-$677,000-
August-$682,000-
September$517,937.94--
October$511,000.00--
November$514,001.00--
December$567,000.00--

Hoping to hit $750k by the end of 2021.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2563 on: August 01, 2021, 01:09:38 PM »
Apr 2017: 175k NW
Apr 2018: 333k
Apr 2019: 400k
Feb 2020: 515k
Aug 2020: 602k (415k invested)
Dec 2020: 669k (478k)
Jan 2021: 690k (507k)
Mar 2021: 716k (529k)
Apr 2021: 751k (551k)
May 2021: 787k (576k)
Jun 2021: 807k (592k)
Jul 2021: 833k (611k)
Aug 2021: 831k (625k)

Had much higher home improvement expenses in July, with a drop in home "value" (per Zillow) to make the NW go down.  But honestly, I don't really care about that number as long as investments are going up.  And they have increase 200k+ in one year.  That's mind blowing to me.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2564 on: August 02, 2021, 07:51:34 AM »
2015              2016              2017              2018              2019              2020              2021             
Jan141,251.00$193,414.19$283,829.36$359,505.30$546,089.75$762,355.51
Feb$135,573.00$200,758.63$304,851.88$397,087.41$557,258.06$780,137.13
Mar$138,331.39$211,677.78$303,796.17$428,309.57$522,077.78$815,764.71
Apr$98k$146,788.37$217,643.71$307,682.67$440,342.71$451,185.96$829,307.88
May$111k$149,149.52$225,773.04$315,634.59$456,285.80$510,875.92$874,326.67
Jun$112k$161,205.21$232,222.09$337,046.55$441,047.77$551,923.37$878,873.50
Jul$113k$165,947.80$235,779.19$340,399.63$476,489.51$567,485.67$907,568.86
Aug$113k$176,198.00$244,461.55$363,304.76$486,559.27$601,161.19$923,408.92
Sept $116k
$178,840.37$247,101.69$385,572.12$483,967.28$653,037.25
Oct$184,372.64$256,365.91$392,296.56$490,200.54$639,398.62
Nov$120,330.91$181,625.28$266,140.14$370,000.25$501,003.17$637,260.06
Dec$138,810.56$187,972.57$279,806.93$386,361.40$531,904.82$723,586.82

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2565 on: August 02, 2021, 08:53:22 AM »
Continuing to chug along...

1/01/21 - $400,149
2/14/21 - $427,486 (+$27,337)
3/01/21 - $443,490 (+$43,341)
3/19/21 - $451,670 (+$51,521)
3/31/21 - $458,005 (+$57,856)
4/15/21 - $470,187 (+$70,038)
4/30/21 - $475,833 (+$75,684)
5/15/21 - $486,446 (+$86,297)
5/28/21 - $497,565 (+$97,416)
6/05/21 - $505,428 (+$105,279)
6/30/21 - $517,109 (+$116,960)
7/30/21 - $534,405 (+$134,256)

Here's to hoping we can keep up the same sort of pace going forward - aiming for 1,000,000 by 7/2023.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2566 on: August 02, 2021, 10:38:37 AM »

August 2016: $280k
November 2017: $380k
July 2018: $490k
April 2019: $541k
May 2019: $575k - Have now doubled our NW since finding MMM 2.75 years ago!
January 2020: 625k
August 2020: 711k
December 2020: 830k - Almost triple NW since finding MMM 4.25 years ago
March 2021: 939k
June 2021: 962K - If I used the zestimate for our house value we'd be at 1.04 million, but not sure how accurate it is.  Invested assets are at 754k.
August 2021: 987k (778k invested)

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2567 on: August 02, 2021, 10:47:24 AM »
2020
Code: [Select]
Date             Assets           Debts          Net Worth
Dec 2020 $927,329.91 -$418,8651.23 $508,468.58

2021
Code: [Select]
Date             Assets           Debts          Net Worth
Jan 2021 $925,765.84 -$416,198.31 $509,567.53
Feb 2021 $939,436.18 -$418,551.55 $520,884.63
Mar 2021 $955,475.27 -$414,407.19 $541,068.08
Apr 2021 $1,021,347.71 -$433,808.86 $587,538.85
May 2021 $1,021,685.84 -$428,283.03 $593,402.81
Jun 2021 $1,033,636.33 -$427,154.47 $606,481.86
Aug 2021 $1,040,550.29 -$425,660.16 $614,890.13

Maybe $1 mil in 2-3 years?
« Last Edit: August 03, 2021, 10:05:16 AM by JLee »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2568 on: August 02, 2021, 01:12:53 PM »
Investments Only

                       2015                2016                2017                2018                2019                2020                2021               
January$12,964$53,694$117,156$286,460$366,568$554,279$789,070
February$14,893$57,320$130,755$284,267$388,104$530,928$829,754
March$22,065$71,035$150,924$291,192$415,305$575,079$873,947
April$24,785$75,120$161,757$306,848$429,917$529,397$925,944
May$26,931$87,541$171,174$317,739$416,867$573,991$938,401
June$29,021$90,964$191,558$321,370$458,412$607,523$952,115
July$31,341$93,025$210,018$339,122$459,062$630,288$962,887
August$34,251$95,245$220,293$353,410$466,936$686,631-
September$39,854$97,814$231,801$361,506$481,531$669,786-
October$42,018$98,335$242,954$336,674$499,757$663,596-
November$45,987$100,344$256,324$356,143$528,712$743,883-
December$49,877$106,390$265,731$332,761$548,679$779,415-


Savings has really slowed down now that we are no longer DINKs but we will just keep chugging along.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2569 on: August 02, 2021, 01:39:25 PM »
                       2015                2016                2017                2018                2019                2020                2021               
January$52,277$102,029$186,657$306,111$344,771$443,598$581,977
February$57,992$107,201$196,191$301,453$357,526$422,062$608,184
March$61,620$116,502$199,234$306,821$364,397$371,488$626,905
April$68,207$121,028$205,602$312,149$375,876$411,410$659,527
May$73,499$132,630$217,515$319,649$366,887$432,756$670,069
June$73,620$136,350$218,315$325,450$388,214$449,153$689,099
July$77,235$143,420$226,577$332,615$393,565$473,639$703,139
August$77,588$149,032$231,008$341,112$391,468$499,746-
September$77,524$161,672$251,872$343,628$400,870$492,572-
October$86,899$160,725$260,359$329,514$411,683$488,099-
November$94,202$170,428$273,396$336,035$423,504$546,559-
December$101,290$179,734$287,829$317,638$441,666$574,853-


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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2570 on: August 02, 2021, 02:13:25 PM »
Net Worth // Invested Assets
1/1/21 - $500,317 // $346,651
2/1/21 - $513,258 // $355,473
3/1/21 - $531,847 // $366,107
4/1/21 - $548,364 // $380,740
5/1/21 - $568,829 // $408,712
6/1/21 - $569,723 // $408,351
7/1/21 - $612,700 // $431,974

8/1/21 - $625,715 // $412,017

We have to move (hence the drop in investments).  Terrible timing, but hopefully we can make up for it when we sell our current house.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2571 on: August 03, 2021, 09:53:39 AM »

$556,306

Up $3,770 m/m
Up $123,238 y/y

Meh...nothing too exciting to report. Slow and steady.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2572 on: August 03, 2021, 12:52:48 PM »
01/01/17 374668
01/01/18 497097
01/01/19 547415
01/01/20 649762
01/01/21 788172
01/02/21 802062
01/03/21 816123
01/04/21 835284
01/05/21 856901
01/06/21 877243
01/07/21 907604
01/08/21 922728

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2573 on: August 04, 2021, 09:11:51 AM »
Hi All,

We are so excited to be joining this race, its about 6-9 months ahead of schedule

07/14/2018 - $179,957 (when we joined personal capital, Investments Only)
09/01/2018 - $188,534
01/01/2019 - $183,112
03/01/2019 - $214,755
07/01/2019 - $244,273
09/01/2019 - $251,684 - We did it!
01/01/2020 - $292,285
02/01/2020 - $295,390
02/20/2020 - $310,386
03/22/2020 - $217,801
05/01/2020 - $268,377
07/01/2020 - $301,867
10/01/2020 - $338,909
01/01/2021 - $396,844 (Only 401ks and HSA's)
02/01/2021 - $424,746 (Investments and Emergency Fund ~$20K)
03/01/2021 - $442,769 / $591,662 (Investments and Emergency Fund / Personal Capital Networth)
04/01/2021 - $461,404.23 / $609,137
05/01/2021 - $481,520 / $629,395
06/01/2021 - $491,935 / ~$650k
06/26/2021 - $504,398 / ~$657k - We did it! (or the Market did :)...)
07/02/2021 - $505,955 / ~$660K

08/03/2021 - $520,856 / $679K
« Last Edit: August 04, 2021, 09:14:44 AM by joe189man »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2574 on: August 04, 2021, 10:20:42 AM »
01/01/20: $760,565   
03/01/20:   $722,547
05/01/20:   $728,683
07/01/20:   $788,641
09/01/20:   $735,846
11/01/20:   $746,928
12/28/20: $813,604   
06/05/21: $947,322
08/04/21: $975,000

Getting so close to the end of this journey. It feels like it is taking forever, but when I look back at the numbers above, I realize just how quickly this has snowballed! What a trip.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2575 on: August 04, 2021, 10:48:08 AM »
01/01/20: $760,565   
03/01/20:   $722,547
05/01/20:   $728,683
07/01/20:   $788,641
09/01/20:   $735,846
11/01/20:   $746,928
12/28/20: $813,604   
06/05/21: $947,322
08/04/21: $975,000

Getting so close to the end of this journey. It feels like it is taking forever, but when I look back at the numbers above, I realize just how quickly this has snowballed! What a trip.

I'm just waiting for a bear market to start so we're all stuck here for years and then disappear in a day, springing into the 2m thread completely skipping the 1-2.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2576 on: August 04, 2021, 12:49:28 PM »
Hello, I'm new here - just moving from the 'Race from 250k to 500k' tread.

About me:  I've started tracking our assets on Mint in July 2016.  That's pretty much when I discovered MMM and it has been instrumental in our progress. 

There have been several challenges in these five years:  In 2017 I lost my job, right after we sold our tiny condo and bought a more expensive suburban home - and I was not able to find another job for several long and anxious months.  Then in 2020 my husband lost his job, due to Cobid-19 closures; he just started his own construction company this year and is yet to get established.  We are not high earners, we live in a very HCOL area, and have a high-schooler that will be going to college in 2 years.

Despite these challenges, we've made good progress.  We've more than doubled our non-equity assets in 5 years, reaching 1/2 mil a couple months ago.  My hope is that we can reach 1 mil. by 2029 - 8 years from now; which is much slower doubling rate than previously, but that considers that we'll be paying for daughter's college.
 

                      retirement    total non-equity
July 2016:      $150,350      $204,450 (start of tracking)
Dec 2016:      $167,700      $219,800
Dec 2017:       $207,000      $315,150
Dec 2018:       $235,600      $324,150
Dec 2019:       $301,200      $386,700
Dec 2020:       $360,000      $467,400
July 2021:       $414,700      $520,600

If anyone here has experience in how paying for child's college has impacted their progress to FIRE, I'd like to hear it!
« Last Edit: August 04, 2021, 12:59:49 PM by easternblockbabe »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2577 on: August 04, 2021, 03:05:33 PM »
Welcome @easternblockbabe great progress

there are several posts about how to pay for college, just do some searching

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2578 on: August 04, 2021, 05:09:51 PM »
I think my personal capital data got messed up so I'm updating the numbers.  Was briefly over 1M at the beginning of May and have been grinding back up towards that mark while having some expenses come up.  We have a little more cushion now but we are still at the mercy of the markets.


End of      NW           Change

12/13:   $41,032   
12/14:   $106,801    $65,769
12/15:   $197,262    $90,461
12/16:   $276,361    $79,099
12/17:   $368,051    $91,690
12/18:   $394,472    $26,421
12/19:   $560,195    $165,723
12/20:   $840,205    $280,010


01/21:   $858,525         $18,320
02/21:   $890,820         $32,295
03/21:   $925,713         $34,893
04/21:   $983,951         $58,238
05/21:   $952,164         $(31,787)
06/21:   $962,171         $10,007
07/21:   $997,313         $35,142

Current  $1,034,329      $37,016


Year to date:          +$194,127



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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2579 on: August 04, 2021, 05:41:16 PM »
01/01/20: $760,565   
03/01/20:   $722,547
05/01/20:   $728,683
07/01/20:   $788,641
09/01/20:   $735,846
11/01/20:   $746,928
12/28/20: $813,604   
06/05/21: $947,322
08/04/21: $975,000

Getting so close to the end of this journey. It feels like it is taking forever, but when I look back at the numbers above, I realize just how quickly this has snowballed! What a trip.

I'm just waiting for a bear market to start so we're all stuck here for years and then disappear in a day, springing into the 2m thread completely skipping the 1-2.

Lol. Long game, am I right?

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2580 on: August 04, 2021, 10:08:29 PM »
2018
Jan -  $330,883
July - $372,389
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2019
Jan  -  $376,421
July  - $449,818
Aug  - $461,802
Sept  -$471,690
Nov  - $486,235
Dec  - $498,006
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2020
Jan  - $501,901
Feb -  $518,123
Mar -  $446,241
April -$450,421
May - $465,042
June -$478,201
July - $494,067
Aug - $508,204
Sept- $512,108
Oct -  $509,740
Nov-  $538,580
Dec - $558,594
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2021
Jan - $574,925
Feb-  $591,277
Mar-  $595,814
Apr-  $614,723
May- $620,098
June-$639,526
July- $652,258
Aug- $670,149


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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2581 on: August 05, 2021, 07:50:33 AM »
Apr 5 2019: $523,606 -> crossed 500k threshold
May 6 2019: $536,891
Jun 6 2019: $528,014
Jul 10 2019: $569,181
Aug 5 2019: $547,229
Sep 5 2019: $569,689 
Oct 5 2019: $579,502 
Nov 5 2019: $602,772   
Dec 5 2019: $607,806
Jan 5 2020: $634,119 
Feb 5 2020: $642,031
Mar 5 2020: $619,455
Apr 5 2020: $525,283
May 5 2020: $587,254 
June 5 2020: $654,920
July 5 2020: $650,510
Aug 5 2020: $685,038
Sept 5 2020: $704,156
Oct 5 2020: $706,274
Nov 5 2020: $733,378
Dec 5 2020: $812,902
Jan 5 2021: $829,260
Feb 5 2021: $865,479
Mar 5 2021: $862,635
Apr 5 2021: $902,462
Jun 6 2021: $954,561
Jul 5 2021: $958,034

Aug 5 2021: $968,721 $10,687

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2582 on: August 05, 2021, 10:59:02 AM »
Apr 5 2019: $523,606 -> crossed 500k threshold
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Aug 5 2021: $968,721 $10,687

Wow Dr Kidstache, so impressive - you almost doubled your NW in just over 2 years!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2583 on: August 05, 2021, 08:39:11 PM »
Apr 5 2019: $523,606 -> crossed 500k threshold
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Aug 5 2021: $968,721 $10,687

Wow Dr Kidstache, so impressive - you almost doubled your NW in just over 2 years!

Thanks, it's crazy! 50% savings rate and lots of market gains.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2584 on: August 06, 2021, 05:27:37 PM »
05/01/2017:  $198,456 
05/31/2017:  $207,044
07/05/2017:  $219,933
08/01/2017:  $228,504
09/01/2017:  $237,500
09/19/2017:  $245,500
10/02/2017:  $251,933
11/07/2017:  $266,000
12/27/2017:  $280,000
01/23/2018:  $305,566
11/27/2018:  $359,000
03/01/2019:  $400,283 *baby born, kinda lost track of everything.....
08/15/2020:  $612,831
01/01/2021:  $689,500
02/01/2021:  $714,039
02/15/2021:  $747,215
03/15/2021:  $750,529
04/01/2021:  $767,398
05/02/2021:  $803,507
06/02/2021:  $809,000
06/28/2021:  $751,511 invested/$901,500NW  *family land purchase
08/06/2021:  $772,933 invested/$922,933NW

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2585 on: August 10, 2021, 07:19:20 AM »
(tracking retirement accounts, cash accounts and conservative equity in my rental properties and side businesses)

12/2014    $32,000
12/2016    $64,000 (24 months)
1/2018      $128,000 (25 months)
5/2019      $256,000 (16 months)
11/2020  $512,000 (19 months)
[12/2022 $1,024,000 (24 months)] **TARGET**
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11/1/2020 $506,667.23
12/1/2020 $552,641.05 (tons of market gains...sustainable/real?)
1/1/2021   $574,330.90 (very excited for the next couple of months...bonus, raises, 401K match all hit!!!)
2/1/2021   $637,442.01
3/1/2021   $730,728.94 (still waiting on that 401k match/employer-side contribution to hit for another 38k)
4/1/2021   $781,201.54 (fun part of the year is over...back to normal growth mode)
5/1/2021   $795,754.30
6/1/2021   $880,912.54 (3 rental properties reappraised for refinance is about 50k of this increase)
7/1/2021   $920,541.74 - realizing I could graduate a whole year early!!!
8/1/2021   $893,351.71 - slippage due to taking some cash out during the mid-july market dip to fund a commercial property investment.  Poorly timed, though not a market timing move.  Onward

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2586 on: August 10, 2021, 01:21:14 PM »
Total Investable NW/Liquid
                                2021                                      
2001$133k/$14kJanuary$785k/$340k
2002$90k/$15kFebruary$803k/$349k
2003$142k/$15kMarch$850k/$355k
2004$271k/$16kApril$896k/$362k
2005$289k/$17kMay$943k/$368k
2006$275k/$18kJune$973k/$380k
2007$233k/$19kJuly$976k/$384k
2008$159k/$26kAugust$981k/$390k
2009$82k/$31kSeptember-
2010$46k/$45kOctober-
2011$-48k/$52kNovember-
2012$19k/$103kDecember-
2013$88k/$98k
2014$201k/$99k
2015$240k/$103k
2016$298k/$130k
2017$389k/$141k
2018$497k/$140k
2019$562k/$202k
2020$777k/$338k

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2587 on: August 11, 2021, 10:25:23 PM »
2018
Jan   398000
Feb   431000
Mar   448000
Apr   462580
May   481501
Jun - 489782
Jul - 507110
Aug - 523353
Sep - 529071
Oct - 519042
Nov - 532025

2019
Mar - 586808
May - 609872
Jun - 622961

Jul - 643390
Aug - 654710
Sep - 663790
Oct - 671853
Nov - 684764
Dec - 700320

2020
Jan - 717618
Feb - 739266
Mar - 681000
Apr - 659154
May - 666700
Jun - 690000
Jul - 704000
Aug - 727910
Sep - 727959
Oct - 751054
Nov - 774755
Dec - 800078

2021
Jan - 809285
Feb - 869654
Mar - 873372
Apr - 900593
May - 907408
Jun - 947449
Jul - 969900
Aug - 1003763

I guess that's me graduating out of this thread, might be back if we see a correction I guess. 26 months to go from 250k to 500k, 37 months to go from 500k to $1M. Projecting out it looks like it will take 47 months to go from $1M to 2M, but who knows!?

I really wasn't expecting this until December/January this year. Money printers are running hot I guess, and you have to think about it in that context. Your savings buys less of an 'annuity' than it used to, so while posting these numbers is great, it's kind of frustrating that the money I save each month doesn't buy me as much 'passive income' as it used to.

Still, will be going out to dinner to celebrate this milestone.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2588 on: August 12, 2021, 04:21:36 AM »
I guess that's me graduating out of this thread, might be back if we see a correction I guess. 26 months to go from 250k to 500k, 37 months to go from 500k to $1M. Projecting out it looks like it will take 47 months to go from $1M to 2M, but who knows!?

Congratulations @actionjackson !!

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2589 on: August 12, 2021, 07:56:15 AM »
After today's paycheck, we are over $500k in just stocks/bonds now!
Next stop - $500k in just stocks. Another year?

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2590 on: August 12, 2021, 02:28:09 PM »
first post $770k invested, small chance 1 million end of next year. Investing 74k a year.


I got some cash I might dump in to get this number up. $180k equity in house plus cash puts me just over $1 million NW.


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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2591 on: August 12, 2021, 02:56:30 PM »
first post $770k invested, small chance 1 million end of next year. Investing 74k a year.


I got some cash I might dump in to get this number up. $180k equity in house plus cash puts me just over $1 million NW.

You should eat more pizza you're saving too much money 👌

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2592 on: August 13, 2021, 05:10:27 PM »
I'm inching closer to the $900k mark ($885k  today) and the closer it gets, the slower it feels (narrator: *it's not slow*).

Will it change anything? Nope. Is it an important milestone? Nope. I'm still 8 years away from my RE number, and I know that unless the market tanks, it will happen in September anyway when I get my bonus.

BUT I STILL WATCH IT LIKE A HAWK.

Anyone else obsessing over stupid meaningless milestone or am I the only crazy one?

OK, i'm going out for a run.

Help.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2593 on: August 13, 2021, 09:36:09 PM »
When last I left, I had the temporary experience of having hit $1M in investments. Yes, it was Feb 2020. And then Covid crash. I disappeared, didn't look at things, and kept doing what I was doing, which, unfortunately, was spending money on a house that was mid-renovation. Contractor was able to get through enough of it that we could move in during July and sell our old place. Never figured on carrying both houses for that long, but never figured on a global pandemic either.

Anyway, here's the old count with a most recent update. And with that, I'll bid this, my favorite gauntlet, adieu. Hope to see many of you over in the $1-2M gauntlet soon.


date         NW        Investments
4/3/14     $430k         $225k
9/19/14    $500k         $275k
11/6/14    $550k         $300K
5/9/15     $600k         $341k
4/13/16    $650k         $375k
9/7/16     $700k         $410k
5/6/17     $750k         $674k (*I think I lost history on one of our accounts prior to this)
9/9/17     $800k         $717k
11/22/17   Assets hit $1M
12/15/17   $850k         $770K
3/10/18    $900k         $770k (refinanced house, put $ in and moved from 30 to 15 yrs)
6/16/18    $950k         $818k
12/26/18   $900k         $750k
1/10/19    $950k         $803k
2/19/19    $1M !!!       $856k
6/12/19    $1.05M        $900k
10/9/19    $1.08M        $895k (downpayment on house and market misery)
12/31/19   $1.16M        $974k
2/12/20    $1.19M        $1M !!!
bad, scary, viral things happened, house stuff, then back at it
8/13/21    $1.46M        $1.27M


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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2594 on: August 16, 2021, 09:04:42 AM »
I feel like 80% of the posters recently are up over $900K or otherwise on the cusp of graduating. Good for yall! (and to those with $1M+, get the hell outta here)

But where are the $500K and $600K peeps? Who's going to be with me and the other peasants for the next 2-3 years?? Holla!
« Last Edit: August 16, 2021, 09:38:36 AM by Nick_Miller »

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2595 on: August 16, 2021, 09:29:20 AM »
@Nick_Miller here and checking in! We're continuing to chug along, better half got a wonderful raise, and I got some potentially good career related news on my end, which should help us keep on path for the 7/2023 $1mm target goal.

1/01/21 - $400,149
2/14/21 - $427,486 (+$27,337)
3/01/21 - $443,490 (+$43,341)
3/19/21 - $451,670 (+$51,521)
3/31/21 - $458,005 (+$57,856)
4/15/21 - $470,187 (+$70,038)
4/30/21 - $475,833 (+$75,684)
5/15/21 - $486,446 (+$86,297)
5/28/21 - $497,565 (+$97,416)
6/05/21 - $505,428 (+$105,279)
6/30/21 - $517,109 (+$116,960)
7/30/21 - $534,405 (+$134,256)
8/15/21 - $543,454 (+$143,305)

Here's to hoping we can keep up the same sort of pace going forward.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2596 on: August 16, 2021, 09:30:32 AM »
I feel like 80% of the posters recently are up over $900 or otherwise on the cusp of graduating. Good for yall! (and to those with $1M+, get the hell outta here)

But where are the $500K and $600K peeps? Who's going to be with me and the other peasants for the next 2-3 years?? Holla!

I'm in! I just hit $500k this month, which I posted in the previous thread. So my next monthly update will be here.

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2597 on: August 16, 2021, 10:27:55 AM »
I feel like 80% of the posters recently are up over $900K or otherwise on the cusp of graduating. Good for yall! (and to those with $1M+, get the hell outta here)

But where are the $500K and $600K peeps? Who's going to be with me and the other peasants for the next 2-3 years?? Holla!

Present! I'll be here....for a lot more than 2 or 3 years. Can't sack it away as well working PT. Oh well. Somebody's got to sweep the floors around here with all the speedy foot traffic going on. :)

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2598 on: August 16, 2021, 10:31:17 AM »
I feel like 80% of the posters recently are up over $900K or otherwise on the cusp of graduating. Good for yall! (and to those with $1M+, get the hell outta here)

But where are the $500K and $600K peeps? Who's going to be with me and the other peasants for the next 2-3 years?? Holla!

Here Nick! Chiming in, joined the club in late June
08/03/2021 - $520,856 / $679K (Investments + Cash / Total NW)
08/16/2021 - ~$526 / ~$685

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Re: Race from 500k to 1M!
« Reply #2599 on: August 16, 2021, 11:22:23 AM »
I feel like 80% of the posters recently are up over $900K or otherwise on the cusp of graduating. Good for yall! (and to those with $1M+, get the hell outta here)

But where are the $500K and $600K peeps? Who's going to be with me and the other peasants for the next 2-3 years?? Holla!

Here Nick! Chiming in, joined the club in late June
08/03/2021 - $520,856 / $679K (Investments + Cash / Total NW)
08/16/2021 - ~$526 / ~$685

I'm still here at 633k invested and thinking of abandoning tracking our other assets in this race. We're never planning to move, and the cash will be spent or invested. That leaves some small pensions, but I won't consider us actually FI until we have 1m invested.

 

Wow, a phone plan for fifteen bucks!