How Do You Know if You’re Truly Rich?

How would you like to lead the “Life of Riley? Do you have anyidea what it takes?

The great financial writer, Scott Burns, figures that if you can drink margaritas all day, not lift a finger to do a scrap of work, but still draw an income exceeding 75% of working Americans, then you’ve made entry into his “Life of Riley Index”

So how much do you need to qualify in 2009? You could be in for a shock!

You can see Burns’ answer here: Life of Riley Index

Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School (2nd Ed. Wiley 2017) and The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing: From Millionaire Teacher to Millionaire Expat (Wiley 2015). My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions. However, please read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and the Comments Policy.

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