1500 Days to FreedomMy goal is to build a debt-free* portfolio of $1,000,000 by February of 2017; 1500 days from the birth of this blog (January 1, 2013). At that time, I'll be 43 and ready to retire.
1/1/13 (The Start): $586,043
1/1/14 (1 Yr Later): $869,635
1/1/15 (2 Yrs Later): $987,351
1/1/16 (3 Yrs Later): $1,057,961
1/1/17 (4 Yrs Later): $1,257,128
2017: Investments only
- 1/1/17: $1,257,128
- 2/1/17: $1,316,646
- 3/1/17: $1,351,838
- 4/1/17: $1,389,206
- 5/1/17: $1,417,460
Overall gains: $831,417
Net worth**: $1,787,460
I'll accomplish this through aggressive saving, smart lifestyle choices and investing. Oh, and I'm documenting it all here on this blog. Thanks for reading!
*I still have about $110,000 in mortgage debt. My solution is to accumulate enough money to cover this or $1,110,000.
**Includes home, cars, dinosaurs...
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Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today. Let’s talk about money. We have been blogging for exactly 4 years today. Mostly Mr. 1500, but I pop in from time to time to share my views or ask a question. Our life has changed … Continue reading
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 back again for the second day in a row. So a few weeks back, I wrote about feeling financially guilty because I bought 4 new bras. You ladies responded that $30 a bra isn’t excessive – … Continue reading
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, asking about what inspires you. But first, like always, we’re going to take a trip in the WABAC Machine and travel back to last Monday, where we asked How do you balance work and life? Ironically, … Continue reading
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Hi there, Mrs. 1500 here. We have been planning a big trip for early summer, and I wanted to know if you are going anywhere fun? But first, let’s go back to last week’s question, where I asked you What … Continue reading
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Hi there, Mrs. 1500 getting a late start today. Johnny Moneyseed and Laura from My Shiny Nickels came to visit us this weekend. We had a great time, spending far too many hours chatting and staying up waaaay too late. … Continue reading
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, wanting to know where you live. Before you answer, let me say that you can get as specific or as general as you like. We say we live in Northern Colorado, and that is as … Continue reading
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, asking about your banking habits. Do you use a large, nation-wide chain bank, or do you use a local bank? And what are your reasons for choosing? But first, let’s talk about your finance book … Continue reading
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