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Compare Your Adjusted Gross Income to Others by Age and Filing Status [Using 2014 IRS Data]

Note: this post updates an earlier article dated October 14, 2015 which used 2013 data published under the IRS Statistics of Income (SOI) program. Since then, the IRS has released its 2014 statistics so the time is ripe to visit this topic once more. Everyone compares themselves to others—it’s basic human nature. But sizing up paychecks […]

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How to Compare Your Income to Others (Without Being Rude) [Using 2015 Census Data]

Note: this post revises an earlier article dated October 12, 2015 that was based on 2014 data published by the US Census Bureau. Since then, the 2015 data has been released so it’s time for an update. Everyone likes to compare themselves to others—it’s basic human nature. But comparing your income to others is not a topic […]

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Compare Your Home’s Square Footage to Nationwide Surveys of Owners and Renters

Why should you care about your home’s square footage? Because inevitably, bigger living spaces trigger bigger spending. We all know that buyers of big homes suffer through higher down payments, broker commissions, and closing costs. But that’s just the start of their pain. After the deed to a mega-home is signed, the high costs continue as […]

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The Worthometer has been Updated to Include 2013 PSID Data!

Breaking news: this site’s popular Worthometer has been updated to replace older data from the 2011 Panel Study of Income Dynamics (2011 PSID) with the newer results from the 2013 survey. As you may know, the Worthometer is the web’s only net worth percentile gauge that incorporates, reconciles, interpolates, and averages all three major surveys of household […]

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Compare Your Adjusted Gross Income to Others by Age and Filing Status [Using 2013 IRS Data]

Note: this post updates earlier articles dated August 15, 2014 and December 3, 2014 which used 2011 and 2012 data published under the IRS Statistics of Income (SOI) program. Since then, the IRS has released its 2013 statistics so the time is ripe to revisit this topic. Everyone compares themselves to others—it’s basic human nature. But sizing up […]

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How to Compare Your Income to Others (Without Being Rude) [Using 2014 Census Data]

Note: this post updates an earlier article dated September 22, 2014 which used 2013 data published by the US Census Bureau. Since then, the Census Bureau has released its 2014 data so the time is ripe to revisit this topic using the latest available statistics. Everyone likes to compare themselves to others—it’s basic human nature. But comparing […]

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