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geek tragedy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-10-10 03:07 PM
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2. Upper middle class is what rich people who are uncomfortable
with the idea of being rich call themselves.

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  -Just what is the Upper Middle Class? tourivers83  Sep-10-10 03:04 PM   #0 
  - I don't mind the upper middle class keeping (not getting a new) their tax cut  Hello_Kitty   Sep-10-10 03:05 PM   #1 
  - Upper middle class is what rich people who are uncomfortable  geek tragedy   Sep-10-10 03:07 PM   #2 
  - True, in the eyes of anyone who can't tell the difference between  pnwmom   Sep-10-10 03:19 PM   #3 
  - There are 15,000 families with an average income of >35M  Warren Stupidity   Sep-11-10 08:02 AM   #35 
  - In about 25 years,  Rincewind   Sep-10-10 03:24 PM   #4 
  - +1 - too true  mascarax   Sep-11-10 07:44 AM   #33 
  - Semantics  sadbear   Sep-10-10 03:44 PM   #5 
  - I'd suggest you consider Income and Wealth in this determination.  JoePhilly   Sep-10-10 04:19 PM   #10 
  - I sometimes wonder  IMATB   Sep-10-10 04:11 PM   #6 
  - Lots of truly wealthy people spend very little  SoCalDem   Sep-10-10 05:02 PM   #16 
     - You're right  IMATB   Sep-10-10 06:24 PM   #24 
  - They are a rare, endangered species.  Quantess   Sep-10-10 04:14 PM   #7 
  - The difference between "upper middle class" and "rich" is simple.  Xithras   Sep-10-10 04:17 PM   #8 
  - Very nice  IMATB   Sep-10-10 04:19 PM   #9 
  - Well said.  lukasahero   Sep-10-10 04:40 PM   #12 
  - Exactly.  BlueCheese   Sep-10-10 05:31 PM   #21 
  - + 1  musette_sf   Sep-10-10 05:56 PM   #23 
  - Thank you.  tourivers83   Sep-11-10 02:33 AM   #28 
  - Spot on...spot on!  Lucky Luciano   Sep-11-10 07:44 AM   #32 
  - I'd say 50-80 grand, maybe up to 100k in some places  ThomWV   Sep-10-10 04:33 PM   #11 
  - Says the guy from WV  lukasahero   Sep-10-10 04:46 PM   #13 
  - I can agree with that. I usually break it down like this.  onethatcares   Sep-10-10 04:50 PM   #14 
  - If a married couple makes $100K around here  customerserviceguy   Sep-10-10 05:16 PM   #20 
  - bzzzzzt.... wrong  musette_sf   Sep-10-10 05:56 PM   #22 
  - It's even more interesting when you switch the cities around  lukasahero   Sep-10-10 06:41 PM   #25 
  - Hah...  Lucky Luciano   Sep-11-10 07:54 AM   #34 
  - The 'upper middle class' is the real middle class  blindpig   Sep-10-10 04:54 PM   #15 
  - +1  leftstreet   Sep-10-10 07:12 PM   #27 
  - That would be just below the Lower Upper Class  slackmaster   Sep-10-10 05:04 PM   #17 
  - And just below the upper upper middle class.  tourivers83   Sep-11-10 01:25 PM   #36 
     - I prefer to think of myself as "chronically sub-rich"  slackmaster   Sep-12-10 08:28 AM   #37 
  - Lawyer, Doctor or Professor  PassingFair   Sep-10-10 05:10 PM   #18 
  - The unofficial definition of Upper Middle Class  customerserviceguy   Sep-10-10 05:15 PM   #19 
  - In terms of income, that would depend on where you live.  Dawson Leery   Sep-10-10 07:07 PM   #26 
  - Upper middle class: generally university educated professionals...  Spider Jerusalem   Sep-11-10 03:01 AM   #29 
  - The upper middle class are the people who still have a under 4% unemployment rate.  ipaint   Sep-11-10 07:34 AM   #30 
  - Everyone else but Me!  DailyGrind51   Sep-11-10 07:35 AM   #31 
 

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