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Old 11-24-2020, 10:01 PM   #2421
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Just broke 1.5 million today. This is our magic number and I told my boss Iím outta there after bonuses come. 100 days to ER!!! I havenít felt so calm and free for quite some time. I had a hard time deciding to leave a 200k/year job that I worked my a$$ off to get, but itís the only thing that feels right. Looking forward to getting time with my 6 year old while he still wants to talk to me.
Congrats!! I broke thru $1.5M today too, though for me its the second time.. hopefully this time it sticks.

I'm sure it will feel weird leaving but I know spending time with those that matters is priceless.
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Old 11-25-2020, 06:17 AM   #2422
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Congrats to everyone, on those new milestones!

I recently popped the $2M barrier, but it's been my third time doing so. Admittedly, it loses its charm after awhile. I had broken it before back in February, August, and now November.

It's probably not going to stick, but as of yesterday, I popped another barrier, $2.1M!
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Old 11-25-2020, 07:33 AM   #2423
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Reached 50X expenses. Holy smokes. Never in a million years would I have thought this possible.

DW still works.
I became a lazy bum in 2018.

Sorry if I sound like a braggart - I don't mean to. But I have no one else to share this with other than my wife.
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Old 11-25-2020, 07:44 AM   #2424
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I'm sure everyone has just crossed another line. Congratulations to everyone and I don't see it as braggart here on this site one bit. I'm happy for everyone no matter where you rank as a millionaire.
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Old 11-25-2020, 12:45 PM   #2425
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Hit another net worth milestone yesterday. Quite the rally going on.

Never thought we would see it. Have been semi retired since 2015 and probably have about another year, year and a half to go before full retirement.

Won't ever reach the next milestone but don't really care. Feeling good today.


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Old 11-25-2020, 01:54 PM   #2426
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Reached 50X expenses. Holy smokes. Never in a million years would I have thought this possible.

DW still works.
I became a lazy bum in 2018.

Sorry if I sound like a braggart - I don't mean to. But I have no one else to share this with other than my wife.
This is one of the few places where you can scream from the mountaintop that "I made it" without being a braggart. Congrats and serve as an inspiration for others still climbing the mountain.
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Old 11-25-2020, 05:41 PM   #2427
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Hit 1.65M in investments. Woot!
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Old 11-25-2020, 08:13 PM   #2428
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I'm sure everyone has just crossed another line. Congratulations to everyone and I don't see it as braggart here on this site one bit. I'm happy for everyone no matter where you rank as a millionaire.
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This is one of the few places where you can scream from the mountaintop that "I made it" without being a braggart. Congrats and serve as an inspiration for others still climbing the mountain.
Thank you both! And congrats to all!
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Old 11-25-2020, 09:24 PM   #2429
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Yes. Congrats to everyone! Virtual toast!
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Old 11-30-2020, 03:39 AM   #2430
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First post on this site for me. Been lurking for a while and am impressed with the attitude and knowledge of the posters on this site. Turned 52 today and we site at a bit over $4.5M (w/o house). Had been targeting $5M @ 55 as our goal and with the recent market rally, this now seems reasonably achievable.
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Old 12-01-2020, 10:19 AM   #2431
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Welcome Srblanco7, and happy birthday. Excellent job, looks like you'll achieve your goal!
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Old 12-01-2020, 07:55 PM   #2432
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Thanks to another up day in the market, we passed the 3.5 mark! Sure to go below a few times at least in the near future before it sticks, but nice to see another marker passed for the first time.
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Old 12-01-2020, 08:01 PM   #2433
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Just broke 1.5 million today. This is our magic number and I told my boss Iím outta there after bonuses come. 100 days to ER!!! I havenít felt so calm and free for quite some time. I had a hard time deciding to leave a 200k/year job that I worked my a$$ off to get, but itís the only thing that feels right. Looking forward to getting time with my 6 year old while he still wants to talk to me.
Congrats. 6 yr old ? so you are still young I suppose. Nice to be able to tell your boss that you're out.
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Old 12-01-2020, 09:36 PM   #2434
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-- $200k in retirement accounts
-- Purchased 2 more investment properties this year with 20-30% equity
-- Total equity of my Real Estate portfolio is now $1M+
-- No CC or Car Loans

Focusing now on investing more in Mutual Funds and MAX OUT my ROTH and hopefully ER in 10-12 years!
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Old 12-02-2020, 04:11 AM   #2435
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Paid off my mortgage in year 11 of a 30 year mortgage. For the next 13 years I aggressively every month bought into the markets through mutual funds regardless of market conditions. I FIRE'd because I could. I then gave my notice and walked away from MegaCorp. 2009 market conditions was tough but I always kept my eye on the prize. Living below your means and simple healthy living helps get there too.
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Old 12-02-2020, 08:38 AM   #2436
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Reached 50X expenses. Holy smokes. Never in a million years would I have thought this possible.

DW still works.
I became a lazy bum in 2018.

Sorry if I sound like a braggart - I don't mean to. But I have no one else to share this with other than my wife.
Congrats to you. This is the only place we can talk about these things. I completely get it. Our net worth is also 50x expenses, but investments are only() 47x. My DH still works too.
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Old 12-03-2020, 04:47 AM   #2437
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My fidelity account hit 3.5 million today, net worth is 5.6m ...feels REALLY good! Admittedly sometimes I wonder how this happened. I am just a blue collar guy who wears a tool belt for a living with no college education. I buy whatever I want whenever I want it. I feel very fortunate to have reached this level.

Congratulations to everyone else on your milestones. I like to read about other peoples successes.
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Old 12-03-2020, 08:50 AM   #2438
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My fidelity account hit 3.5 million today, net worth is 5.6m ...feels REALLY good! Admittedly sometimes I wonder how this happened. I am just a blue collar guy who wears a tool belt for a living with no college education. I buy whatever I want whenever I want it. I feel very fortunate to have reached this level.

Congratulations to everyone else on your milestones. I like to read about other peoples successes.
Wow, that's really impressive. Congratulations!
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Old 12-03-2020, 08:52 AM   #2439
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Congrats to you. This is the only place we can talk about these things. I completely get it. Our net worth is also 50x expenses, but investments are only() 47x. My DH still works too.
Nice!
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Old 12-03-2020, 11:15 AM   #2440
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Paid off the last $3.5k of my mortgage today! (I actually left about $20 balance on the principal just so that they simply pay my 2020 taxes from the escrow as scheduled. I'll clean up the rest and close it out in January.)
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