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
- 1/1/17: $1,316,646
Overall gains: $730,603
Net worth**: $1,686,646
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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