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Opinion Page: Living On Half A Million In NYC

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Opinion Page: Living On Half A Million In NYC

Economy

Opinion Page: Living On Half A Million In NYC

Opinion Page: Living On Half A Million In NYC

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In light of the Obama administration's new limits on pay for executives at bailed-out corporations, New York Times reporter Allen Salkin gives a math lesson on how poor $500,000 per year really makes you. Salkin wrote the recent Times story "You Try to Live on 500K in This Town."