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How much is enough?

How much would your family have to make per year for you to be comfortable and where do you live?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:25 PM on Aug. 16, 2009 in Money & Work

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Answers (22)
  • $100k would make us very comfortable and we live in FL
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:29 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • we live in minnesota and we make about 150-200k a year and its so/so cause its not cheap here, a movie ticket is 12 bucks! gas is 2.67, we have 8% sales tax
    anarose26

    Answer by anarose26 at 10:30 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • $50k a year and we're pretty happy. We still have to save for big purchases, but it's comfortable enough. We're in south east Idaho, btw.
    MommaTurbo

    Answer by MommaTurbo at 10:34 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • Nothing is ever enough.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:34 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • if nothing is ever enough anon u must never be happy?
    anarose26

    Answer by anarose26 at 10:34 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • To be comfortable...$300,000. I live in Chicago and the sales tax here is 10% city and you pay an additional 2-3% in state taxes. Seems like everything we make goes right back to the government. We do plan on moving but saving money here is close to imposssible but can be done over time.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:38 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • We are in ATL.. Dh makes a nice living for us. But I tell him often: We could be living in a cardboard box under a bridge overpass and Id still be happy. It's not about the money, it's about what we have as a family.
    Melindakc

    Answer by Melindakc at 10:40 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • I would say probably about $75,000 to $80,000.
    kc932

    Answer by kc932 at 10:58 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • I live in TN
    kc932

    Answer by kc932 at 10:59 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • We live in WI. In the last year I have taken a $19,000 pay cut. It is hard to adjust but we really began to think what was important to us. To follow our goals and dreams our income would need to be $80,000 which we are working on daily to get to.
    Kari126

    Answer by Kari126 at 11:02 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

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