Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Nailing Your New York Number -- New York Magazine [clip]

What's your number? These numbers seem so high!
Nailing Your New York Number
Here’s what it will take for you to stop working and never run out of money. A formula for the good life.
By Lee Eisenberg
How large a nest egg do you need to fund a secure, satisfied post-career life in New York and be confident that your assets will outlast your pulse? What is your New York Number? It’s an annoying question, fraught with the things you don’t want to think about: destitution, deterioration, death. It’s therefore a question that’s usually asked at night, almost always silently. How you frame the question depends on your age and temperament......
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