Interim Retirement Nestegg Report – I broke $400,000

Interim Retirement Nestegg Report – I broke $400,000

Well I never in my wildest dreams would have thought I’d be writing this post so soon, but today my retirement nestegg topped $400,000 today. It was less than 9 months ago that I broke $300,000 and $200,000 16.5 months before that, and $100,000 28 months before that and five years before that I started investing.

Once again the power of compound interest is becoming crystal clear as you follow my retirement nestegg.

Taxable Account – $5,435.18
Traditional Rollover IRA – $35,121.03
My Roth IRA – $112,779.11
Wife Roth IRA – $61,867.48
Traditional 401k – $186,251.10

Total Retirement Nestegg – $401,453.90

$100,000 NestEgg Milestones

Date DOW Jones Value MFJ Nestegg
Oct 2008 10,000 $ 69,300
Oct 2009 10,000 (+0%) $100,000 (+44%)
Feb 2012 13,000 (+30%) $200,000 (+100%)
Jul 2013 15,423 (+19%) $300,000 (+50%)
Feb 2014 16,395.88 (+6.3%) $400,000 (+33%)
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