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Old 02-12-2021, 05:12 PM   #121
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We just realized we have reached eight figures for the first time, even considering what the government is about to take from us because of Roth conversions last year.
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Old 02-12-2021, 05:50 PM   #122
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Dash man that is awesome and it doesn't happen by accident!!! Is that NW or just portfolio??

Not sure I will ever make that milestone but I'm well over half way there now (NW) and over half in portfolio also.

Regardless of what we have in NW, I feel so blessed to have my health and things I love so much.
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Old 02-12-2021, 06:01 PM   #123
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Dash man that is awesome and it doesn't happen by accident!!! Is that NW or just portfolio??

Not sure I will ever make that milestone but I'm well over half way there now (NW) and over half in portfolio also.

Regardless of what we have in NW, I feel so blessed to have my health and things I love so much.


Portfolio is about $9M, real estate about $2M (two houses, 2 townhomes our boys live in, and a beach condo in FL).
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Old 02-12-2021, 06:24 PM   #124
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Dash man that is awesome and it doesn't happen by accident!!! Is that NW or just portfolio??

Not sure I will ever make that milestone but I'm well over half way there now (NW) and over half in portfolio also.

Regardless of what we have in NW, I feel so blessed to have my health and things I love so much.


If you’re well over half way there, you’ll make it before you know it!
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Old 02-12-2021, 06:28 PM   #125
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^ Thanks and you have done well! So many things to be thankful for in life.
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Old 02-12-2021, 06:43 PM   #126
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^ Thanks and you have done well! So many things to be thankful for in life.


Yes, and I love being able to give back. Especially this past year where so many were hurting.
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Old 02-12-2021, 07:45 PM   #127
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I fell short of a potential milestone in 2020. Everything financial went right for me in 2020 - retired with great severance, markets up strongly, my side gig business had a major uptick, my little bitcoin holding through the roof. I almost, but not quite, added $1M to IA in 2020. I doubt there will ever be another year for me with the potential to break that milestone.

Going forward, my DSO (dear significant other) is retiring in April. We have kept separate finances over our 12 years together and I didn't know much about how she was set up. We recently had a couple sit downs to go over her investment plans for retirement and she is doing better than I thought and is an IA millionaire in her own right , with a reasonable private pension and strong SS record. Doesn't effect my standing, but gives an additional emotional boost. We have placeholder appointments to go in to the attorney and set up our wills, trusts and POAs as soon as we're able to have a face to face sit down. Lots of paperwork gobbledy-gook, but all good and positive milestones to look forward to.
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Old 02-13-2021, 04:42 AM   #128
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I almost, but not quite, added $1M to IA in 2020. I doubt there will ever be another year for me with the potential to break that milestone.
You likely will be surprised. It is amazing how the dollars compound. You go from a net worth of $1M, to an annual increase in net worth of $1M being amazing, to a $1M annual increase just being the ordinary decent year. But the best part of all is not having the headaches and stresses of working...
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Old 02-15-2021, 08:23 AM   #129
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Portfolio is about $9M, real estate about $2M (two houses, 2 townhomes our boys live in, and a beach condo in FL).

How is 9M portfolio structured? Stocks vs bonds vs CDs
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Old 02-16-2021, 01:24 PM   #130
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Found this online and I'm surprised his estate is only 2m. How can my NW be higher? Isn't he one of the gurus people follow??

https://www.yahoo.com/entertai...ang...181621744.html
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Old 02-16-2021, 01:41 PM   #131
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Found this online and I'm surprised his estate is only 2m. How can my NW be higher? Isn't he one of the gurus people follow??

https://www.yahoo.com/entertai...ang...181621744.html

Looks like you meant this article? (I can't help but figure out stuff like this when there's missing info.)

And it's easy for people with a huge income to develop expensive tastes, and even live on debt. His job was such that he could keep doing it until a very old age.
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Old 02-16-2021, 01:44 PM   #132
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Yeah. I was linking to what was apparently the short version. Still just 2m?? Personally surprised.
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I surpassed $2,500,000 in my 401k for the first time last week.
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I surpassed $2,500,000 in my 401k for the first time last week.
Nice job! I know that is many years of hard work. Been there, done that.
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Old 03-10-2021, 06:55 PM   #136
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Old 03-10-2021, 07:28 PM   #137
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Outstanding milestones!
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Old 03-10-2021, 07:38 PM   #138
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Our milestone was me finding this forum after getting serious about retirement, and seeing the end of the work tunnel.
Once I got here it became clear we could do it sooner than later, and you have given me a ton of things to think about. We don't have millions in investments or real estate, but I do have a pension and retiree medical that helps pave the path for us.
We have set a date range for pulling the plug on work, and it will only go to the far end of that range to max out DW's 403b contribution for 2023. I get a grin thinking about setting her 403b contribution to 100% when we start that year, and her getting pay statements and no checks.
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Our milestone was me finding this forum after getting serious about retirement, and seeing the end of the work tunnel.
Once I got here it became clear we could do it sooner than later, and you have given me a ton of things to think about. We don't have millions in investments or real estate, but I do have a pension and retiree medical that helps pave the path for us.
We have set a date range for pulling the plug on work, and it will only go to the far end of that range to max out DW's 403b contribution for 2023. I get a grin thinking about setting her 403b contribution to 100% when we start that year, and her getting pay statements and no checks.
Good for you! That day will come before you know it. Enjoy the journey along the way!
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How did you accomplish this? This is FatFIRE.
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