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mvd

(65,187 posts)
Wed Jan 18, 2023, 09:20 PM Jan 2023

How well off financially do you see yourself? [View all]

Just curious to see the breakdown at DU. I don’t have an income right now, but still trying to get disability. If you use other income (like from a spouse or family member), consider that in your response. I share my mom’s SS income for now. Not putting income figures in some categories since degree of wealth can vary by region of the US or by country.


48 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
No or low income
13 (27%)
Middle class
18 (38%)
Upper middle class
13 (27%)
Top 1% wealthy (around $500,000 per year average in US)
0 (0%)
Millionaire
1 (2%)
Multi-millionaire or more
2 (4%)
Other
1 (2%)
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Seems to me a measure of self-deception bucolic_frolic Jan 2023 #1
Here's a handy dandy calculator! 50 Shades Of Blue Jan 2023 #2
Thanks for that! mvd Jan 2023 #3
:) 50 Shades Of Blue Jan 2023 #4
According to your link, I am definitely lower income now mvd Jan 2023 #5
I am so sorry to hear that. As retired Feds, my husband and get comfortable pensions, 50 Shades Of Blue Jan 2023 #10
Says I'm middle (not upper or lower) jimfields33 Jan 2023 #6
Should be based on your net worth, not income. n/t Yavin4 Jan 2023 #8
It definitely should take net worth into account - Ms. Toad Jan 2023 #11
My B-I-L is in the same boat. DFW Jan 2023 #14
Apparently, I'm in the upper income bracket and the majority of people like me are. SYFROYH Jan 2023 #25
Being "well off" is relative. Compared to what? phoenix75 Jan 2023 #7
That's why I used some flexibility here mvd Jan 2023 #9
I'm personally low income (disabled) Elessar Zappa Jan 2023 #12
That's good they have the pension mvd Jan 2023 #13
That's a tough situation. Elessar Zappa Jan 2023 #15
Yeah, second try mvd Jan 2023 #16
Get a lawyer. Elessar Zappa Jan 2023 #17
Also... write your congressperson Takket Jan 2023 #19
Yep, my rep is a Dem mvd Jan 2023 #28
It depends on what you mean by "well off". elocs Jan 2023 #18
You make a good point Sympthsical Jan 2023 #20
This is weird Sympthsical Jan 2023 #21
+1 Emile Jan 2023 #22
Yup nt XanaDUer2 Jan 2023 #24
I was genuinely curious mvd Jan 2023 #27
Totally agree this is weird Firehawk Jan 2023 #29
Passing, Because... ProfessorGAC Jan 2023 #23
I'd label myself as middle class Victor_c3 Jan 2023 #26
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