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How much money do you need to get by, live comfortably, or to fulfill all your dreams? It depends who you ask. When asked “how much?” of the general public, the results were: $25,000 to get by; $41,000 to live in reasonable comfort; and $102,000 to fulfill all dreams. The “how much?” question got pricier when asked of the top one percent in household income in the U.S. (those with annual incomes of at least $250,000 or assets of at least $2.5 million). The one-percenters said it took: $80,000 just to get by; $150,000 to live comfortably; and $500,000 to fulfill dreams.
In a poll, it was found that most New Yorkers can’t name the only state in the U.S. that ends in a “K.”
A new study published in the American Medical Association’s Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine found that children who eat sugary cereals perform better in school because of their higher blood sugar levels. (A way of life for the staffers of the Real Estate Insider!)
32% of American six-to-seven-year-olds have a television in their own room, as do 50% of eight-to-twelve-year-olds and 65% of thirteen-to seventeen-year-olds.