Last updated:Saturday, February 24, 2018It’s tax season! Here is a table comparing some of the largest cities by combined income tax of Federal, Social Security & Medicaid (FICA), state, and local. The table assumes: $100k annual income (mostly so that the percent that goes to taxes is easy to calculate) No dependents No deductions or […]
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Last updated:Wednesday, September 27, 2017The triennial updates have begun! Today the Federal Reserve released the latest results from their 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances. This survey contains detailed information on the financial status of American households on things such as retirement, net worth, income and debt. All percentile calculators (Net Worth and Income) using Survey […]
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Last updated:Thursday, August 31, 2017I recently came across a new metric, the Green Swan’s FIRE Prowess Score, to measure my progress in achieving financial independence / early retirement. It’s an interesting twist on a savings rate calculation. Like many savings rate metrics, it is tied to your gross income (pre-tax), but the amount that you […]
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Last updated:Sunday, July 30, 2017My energy usage has sky rocketed 95% percent year over year this summer. The big change this summer has been that I finally live in a place with central air conditioning. It’s like living in the future. I’ve lived in places without central air conditioning–or dishwashers– for the past few years […]
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Last updated:Wednesday, July 5, 2017Here is a cautionary tale of why you should be careful when trying to out fox the stock market. Last week, many people risked their life savings betting everything that Rite-Aid’s stock would shoot up from $3.50 all the way up to the $6.50 / share that Walgreens was offering. If […]
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Last updated:Sunday, May 21, 2017One recurring request for the net worth percentile calculator on this website to show a break down of what makes up that net worth value. Here it is for a typical middle class household! Here are the results of that request for a typical middle class household with comparisons for the […]
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