The WSJ breaks down the numbers of what it takes to be wealthy in the USA:
“The top 1% of U.S. households have a net worth above $6.8 million or at least $521,000 in income, according to data from the Federal Reserve and the Tax Policy Center in Washington. The cutoffs for the top 5% are $1.9 million in net worth, or $209,000 in income.”
Those are higher numbers than I previously had seen . . .
Baby, You’re a Rich Man
WSJ, December 28, 2012