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  • Date: 8/16/14 7:42 PM
  • Number: 1954241
  • Recommendations: 0
Fair enough.

Dope, you and I have disagreed on practically everything in the past and hurled plenty of barbs at each other, and likely will continue to do so in the future...

but I can't believe I'm the first person to rec
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  • Date: 8/11/14 9:06 PM
  • Number: 1953207
  • Recommendations: 2
Ebola will make it to the U.S. shortly.

Of course it will. *eyeroll* Because it's SOOO communicable.

-synchronicity
  • Date: 8/11/14 1:22 PM
  • Number: 1953090
  • Recommendations: 19
ISIS already has sleepers in place in the US, and that they are "pouring across our unguarded southern border."

Betcha they're bringing Ebola in, too. Or wait, was that last week's crackpot conspiracy
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  • Date: 8/4/14 11:58 PM
  • Number: 252272
  • Recommendations: 0
Before taxes. All those numbers are "income" as in "total amount" or "gross pay" or whatever. But if we're talking upper 1%, that's about 400K pre-tax. FICA is 7.65% on the first 117K, so max on 234K if a married
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  • Date: 8/4/14 11:08 PM
  • Number: 252269
  • Recommendations: 0
That's $61,600/yr. Which is twice the 2014 median US household income.

Nitpick. Median US household income per the US Census, American Community Survey, 2008-2012, is $53,046. So it's only slightly over median. But...that still
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  • Date: 8/3/14 6:19 PM
  • Number: 252241
  • Recommendations: 1
I've never bought their report either, for exactly the reasons you note! :-) However, I do check for the summary data every March.

In general terms, if one uses the old 4% "rule of thumb" for retirement (yes it's not perfect,
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  • Date: 8/3/14 2:47 PM
  • Number: 252238
  • Recommendations: 0
On the inheritance thing - I long ago assumed that I'd get nothing when either of my parents passed away. I was fortunate to have one parent who could pay for all my education, and although it took me about a year and a half to grow up and catch a
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  • Date: 8/3/14 2:37 PM
  • Number: 252237
  • Recommendations: 2
I read somewhere that income wise the top 1%ers are > $250,000 income how does someone find the figures for net worth?


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  • Date: 7/18/14 7:53 PM
  • Number: 22752
  • Recommendations: 0
And I was about to break into song:

http://boards.fool.com/um-im-sorry-i-seem-to-have-missed-you...

It's kinda weird reading that post,
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  • Date: 7/17/14 12:03 PM
  • Number: 22741
  • Recommendations: 1
You know that notion just crossed my mind.

-synchronicity
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