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That's Rich

That's Rich

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Is this rich? Or do you need a plane? Source: StevenM 61 hide caption

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Remember that game, M.A.S.H., which was supposed to determine — among other things — your financial future? I always thought that it was funny that somehow the difference between mansions, houses, and apartments were enough to determine wealth. You could live in a dilapidated mansion or a Park Avenue apartment, right? Well, when Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama bickered over whether or not someone making more than $97,000 a year is middle class or... well... just plain wealthy, it got us — and others — thinking. What is rich? When do you feel like you've moved beyond middle class? Does it take a private plane, or just a little equity in your M, A, S, or H?

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