Re: Actual Money # savings
Probably somewhere in the neighborhood of $50k a year these days, including 401(k) and IRA contributions. A couple of years ago I had that number up to $75k a year -- all by myself
-- then I took an unscheduled paycut.
He had one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it . . . It faced, or seemed to face, the whole external world for an instant and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. -- The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald