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Old 02-16-2016, 08:06 AM   #21
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Nash...All the best to you! Are you on track so far? Please share your details and progress if you like to.
Ha! I just saw this like three years after it was posted.

In theory, I'm on track. Hitting my FI number by 2020 was based on a 6% nominal return contributing roughly 40% per year. We've raised our real contributions now with promotions and COL raises, and are probably pretty close to 50% gross income going to savings.

I believe we'll make FI as planned on the original set of circumstances, but those circumstance may soon change as they tend to do when you're in your mid- to late-30s. Whether or not I join the RE class of 2020 is very much up in the air!

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Old 02-29-2016, 03:21 PM   #22
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Still crossing my fingers for 2020. Last three years' pathetic performance of International Equities and this year's sell off has shed my portfolio by 300K. I'm currently at 2.625M and goal is 3.5M. Putting away about 50K/year in retirement accounts.

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Old 07-13-2016, 06:08 AM   #23
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Reached 2.9M..Six more updates to go

This 100K took forever. I contributed about 50K so it went up only 50K in little more than two years. International Equities were the culprit!

07/12/2016 2905K
06/19/2014 2804K
03/06/2014 2711K
10/22/2013 2600K
9/11/2013 2500K
March 2013 2391K
12/31/2012 2206K

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