I added $250 to my Roth IRA during the month of September which leaves me just $200 shy of hitting the maximum allowed for a year which is $5,000. It will be nice to be able to spread that remaining $200 out over the next three months and I’m absolutely positive that I will be able to accomplish this goal. I will probably just put $200 in during October and then not have to worry about it at all during December when I’ll have other money issues to focus on such as holiday shopping.
There is still a tiny part of me that thinks I might be crazy for pumping my cash into the IRA which is down 21% from when I started it last year, but I have to just keep telling myself that hopefully I’m buying on sale, the market will recover and that I’m not going to need this money for a very long time.
Anyways, I’m still pretty excited to be so near the finish line for the one and only goal I have highlighted in the sidebar (which is now updated). Next year (or sooner) I will add a few more financial goals to be tracked on this blog.