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What do you consider "wealthy" to be?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam I. Mar 18, 2013. 32 Replies

I've been talking with some friends about the economy and things of that nature. It struck me as weird we were at odds about who/what is wealthy. I see people that read the articles, like I posted…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ross Miller Feb 14, 2013. 3 Replies

Hey All,I'll make this short, but I stumbled upon this site when researching Saftey razors. Its been a few (well shaven) months and I decided that I'd join and see if I could contribute something.…Continue

 

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Ross Miller replied to Andy's discussion Not sure what to do next.
"Have you thought about going it alone? Places like www.guru.com and other sites cater to freelancers. There are also contracting companies that will farm you out when they can. All work from home type stuff, where you'd essentially be your own…"
Jun 7, 2013
Ross Miller replied to Conor O' Sullivan's discussion Returning to Fitness
"I Agree with the eating, but sometimes that alone is not enough. However, it is a great start. Past that you might want to focus on works outs designed to burn fat vs gain muscle. I'm returning to being an avid cyclist, and I know there are…"
May 8, 2013
Ross Miller replied to Daniel's discussion Advice on buying a place of my own?
"I'd assume Chicago has the "city" effect like other citys. The close you are to downtown the more expensive things become. That being said, Location/size/amenities/etc all play into price. Best bet is to find a good agent and actually…"
May 7, 2013
Ross Miller replied to Johnny's discussion Additional Ways To Make Money?
"While I am far from authoritative source on the matter, I've always had side jobs. That being said, some paid a LOT more than others and I got different things out of them. First thing, how much time do you have to spend? I worked retail (REI…"
May 7, 2013
Ross Miller replied to scoyne2's discussion Considering perusing a Doctor of Business Administration in Information Systems, any thoughts?
"While I have nothing to back this up, other than personal observations in the IT world, I'd say hold off on the DBA. CIO's tend to be forward thinkers and tech savvy guys. While education plays a little bit into the role, its more the…"
Mar 20, 2013
Sam I. replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"  I would determine wealthy to be the financial point where you haven't even the most remote ressemblance of fear about paying for necessities and eventual retirement.  W"
Mar 18, 2013
David F. replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"I was thinking living within your means AND being happy about it.  My first thought on the topic was all bills covered + XXXX extra to spend how one pleases per month.  But I realized that what I was really saying was based in what…"
Mar 18, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"That would have more to do with 'living within your means' than what your means are.  Lots of high-income people live above their means ... and quite a few poor people can't spend what they don't have in…"
Mar 18, 2013
David F. replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"Wealthy is all your bills covered and having enough spending money to enjoy your lifestyle without creating debt. It is not an amount of money.  It is about resources available to be expended as you wish without long term effects. "
Mar 18, 2013
Native Son replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
""There must be more money!"    -The Rocking Horse Winner,  D.H. Lawrence"
Mar 17, 2013
Nick H replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"I read the other comments first. Jack B pretty much gave what I think. "Wealth" is relative. I grew up in a more wealthy neighbourhood of my town. If you asked me as a kid who was wealthy I could probably list a few neighbours who were…"
Mar 17, 2013
Chu Kim replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"There is never enough money. The more you make it seems the more you have to spend. I guess like 5 million would be enough to not have to worry about anything for a good while."
Mar 16, 2013
Native Son replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"It's always a relative answer to a relative question. What I earn today (higher end middle class income) would have been an outlandishly large income in my father's working days.  Of course back then cars cost roughly…"
Mar 16, 2013
SB replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
""Good" and "reasonable" are by definition subjective.  And I will not be drawn into a discussion of 'taxing the rich' with you.   I will leave you with a quote that may put things in perspective.  Just…"
Mar 15, 2013
Carl Monster replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"Golly~!"
Mar 15, 2013
William W. How replied to Ross Miller's discussion What do you consider "wealthy" to be?
"The "good" or "reasonable" amount to spend on education or housing or even food is dependent on so many factors that it is impossible to make an objective determination of the prudence of spending a definite amount."
Mar 15, 2013

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