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October 2016 debt payments and other news

October 4th, 2016 at 02:15 pm

All our mortgage payments hit:

US: $680 to principal
UK1: $217
UK2: $45
UK3: $49

All told, that's $991 of debt paid for October.

This week I also maxed out AS's Roth for the first time! I noticed that we have enough float in the budget to actually max mine out as well, rather than waiting until November, so I went ahead and did it! NT just needs one more contribution of $1375 and his too will be maxed out for the year. That's scheduled for Dec. 1 but we'll see if I feel comfortable doing it earlier.

It's going to make our retirement progress boring by comparison now that we're not making big Roth contributions every month! Oh well, it was fun (but also hard on the budget). Next year we'll settle into a sedate $1375-per-month pace; this year we had to skip many months at the beginning when we were paying the tax bill, so we've been playing catchup since July or so.

AS wrapped up her biggest month of income, taking in over $10K in September! October will be quite a come-down from that, but November should be good (though not quite $10K good).

5 Responses to “October 2016 debt payments and other news”

  1. CB in the City Says:

    Wow! $10K in one month is amazing!

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    That's a lot of money in a month!

  3. ceejay74 Says:

    Seriously! That's over 20% of her likely income in the year. (Now if it was $10K EVERY month, that would be incredible...Big Grin This big amount was partly due to my company being way late on some payments, and then one guy paying early.)

  4. rob62521 Says:

    Yowza! 10K!?! Smile

  5. LivingAlmostLarge Says:

    That's amazing!

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