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Subject:  Re: The Net Worth of American Households Date:  1/7/2007  4:59 PM
Author:  mickaelangelo Number:  19320 of 35392

i hope you never run for any kind of political office

95% of americans would think they were ABSOLUTELY RICH if they ever ended up with 500,000 in savings

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For many - in many parts of the country - they would be.

I think the OP should be allowed a certain amount of literary license in making the point that in general the majority of the population of the US does a crappy job of saving and planning for the future.
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