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View Poll Results: At what age did your NW hit $1 M?
under 25 1 0.29%
26-30 7 2.01%
31-35 34 9.74%
36-40 63 18.05%
41-45 88 25.21%
46-50 60 17.19%
51-55 66 18.91%
56-60 20 5.73%
over 60 10 2.87%
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Old 11-04-2014, 05:52 PM   #21
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maybe a parallel question - how many years ago did you hit $1m.

Someone who hit $1m at age 40...who is now age 75...is a heck of a lot different than someone who hit their first $1M last week...

The value of a buck just ain't what it used to be......

I hit mine on paper at age 32 around the turn of the century...that dot com thing worked for a while...then suddenly it didnt work...then finally clawed back, then 2008 ... it's been an interesting run.
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Old 11-04-2014, 06:02 PM   #22
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Old 11-04-2014, 06:03 PM   #23
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Old 11-04-2014, 06:17 PM   #24
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Old 11-04-2014, 06:29 PM   #25
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I crossed the $1M mark in invested portfolio at age 36 in Feb'2000. Hit $1.6M in Aug'2000 all due to company stock options that were exercisable at the time. Enter the tech bubble burst . Did not cross the $1M mark again until age 42 and stayed above $1M from then on...... Wish I would have pulled he trigger on those stock options at the time. I was so concern about the tax hit... Hind sight is 20/20....
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Old 11-04-2014, 06:44 PM   #26
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I am pretty sure I hit the $1 million mark in 1995 which would have made me 35 or 36 depend on when during the year I hit it.
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Old 11-04-2014, 06:46 PM   #27
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Hit it last year at age 43. I started with almost zero in 1997. It took 15 years to reach a Mil mark. some lucky decisions along the way. Now it's $1.2M last check. WOW, the snow ball is gaining momentum. It gets to the point where my money makes more than me now. Any one feel that way?
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Old 11-04-2014, 07:02 PM   #28
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Old 11-04-2014, 07:29 PM   #31
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About a month ago, just a few days before I turned 58...better late than never!!
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I know the exact date. I was 31.
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Old 11-04-2014, 07:41 PM   #33
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Never made it, but could maybe qualify with inflation adjusted numbers from 1992, three years after we retired.
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"Never pay income taxes again."
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Old 11-04-2014, 08:18 PM   #34
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52 including tax differed, 53 1M tax differed (at .2M cost basis) + .3M after tax w/o home equity
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For me, it was at around 40.

But, but, but a $1M then was worth $1.5M now.
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Mine would have been in 2010 at age of 43 for first million (single).
Then went above $2M in 2012 (married).
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If you are married, do not forget to divide it by two...

I was filling out a mortgage application, and the NW statement showed $1.1M based on a conservative estimate of property values. Since then, about 3 years later, it has exceeded $2.3M.

I hit investable assets over $1M this year, at age 54, but I have since used some of it to pay off a mortgage. I should hit it again within 6 months.
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