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A 401k adventure

July 24th, 2017 at 10:29 pm

For the financial voyeurs out there Stick Out Tongue I was comparing year to year returns and thought this looks interesting.

2012 - Salary was 34k at the time and contribution was about 10%. I bought my house around July, so it was a stretch to save this much. For all that effort, the return was pathetic.



2013 - Getting a little better




2014 - Ouch



2015 - OMG WTF.....



2016 - Recovery, whewww!



2017 - So far so good



And that's that. Nothing really exciting, but the final numbers are nice to look at.

7 Responses to “A 401k adventure ”

  1. Petunia 100 Says:

    I enjoyed looking at your numbers!

    Sincerely,

    A Financial Voyeur

  2. fs Says:

    LOL, glad you enjoyed it.

  3. My English Castle Says:

    Nice job!

  4. ceejay74 Says:

    Wow, how did you obtain these? Did you keep records? I'm looking around my 401(k) provider site and can't find anything like this.

  5. fs Says:

    My English Castle - thanks!

    Ceejay - This is something available in T-Rowe Price. Under Transactions -> Account Activity -> click on Show Filter to customize the date. Unfortunately, Vanguard doesn't have this feature. I'm not sure about other 401k providers.

  6. ceejay74 Says:

    Yeah, Prudential only seems to do it by quarter.

  7. Dido Says:

    Great progress and impressive documentation!

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