Originally Posted by RetireeRobert
I agree. $5 million is rich.
Not according to Robert Frank's book Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich
(2007). He says that by current standards, you need at least $10 million to be considered "entry-level rich".
"If at any times we must deal in extremes, then we prefer the quiet, good-natured hypocrite to the implacable, turbulent zealot of any kind. In plain terms, we are not so fond of any set of notions, as to think them more important than the peace of society". John Toland, The Description of Epsom (1711)