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What is your net worth?

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  • Nov 16th, 2017 2:19 am
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Poll: What is your net worth?

  • Total votes: 286. You have voted on this poll.
$0 - $50,000
 
39
14%
$50,001 - $100,000
 
21
7%
$100,001 - $200,000
 
35
12%
$200,001 - $300,000
 
22
8%
$300,001 - $500,000
 
40
14%
$500,001 - $750,000
 
29
10%
$750,001 - $1,000,000
 
24
8%
$1,000,000 - $1,500,000
 
25
9%
$2,000,000 - $3,000,000
 
15
5%
$3,000,001 +
 
36
13%
[OP]
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Jun 20, 2011
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What is your net worth?

Hey everyone, I was wondering what sort of range we had on RFD for net worth. Lets just keep this nice and clean so play nice. For all purposes, we will define it as ALL non-financial and financial assets minus ALL outstanding liabilities. So in the case of a property, it'll be at the appraised value / amount it's worth minus any mortgage balance. Don't bother factoring in fees for the sale, etc. Just keep it simple. Generally, this is something that isn't asked to your friends, coworkers, etc but since we are all strangers we should have nothing to hide right?

This came up because I was thinking about preparing for retirement in the future / having the wife just stay home with our 2 young kids. Old Age Security (OAS) offers up to $578 a month and the Canada Pension Plan gives a maximum of $1,114 a month based on retirement at 65 in 2017. Most people aim for the magical 1 million mark. Are we in this day and age trying to save to much?
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Jan 10, 2017
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Maybe it's just me, but I cannot envision retirement - at least, not in the context of 'living off savings'.

I've been on EI before - it's incredibly depressing.
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Jun 20, 2011
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Sociology1 wrote:
Jun 12th, 2017 1:48 pm
Maybe it's just me, but I cannot envision retirement - at least, not in the context of 'living off savings'.

I've been on EI before - it's incredibly depressing.
I would agree. I was on EI about 10 years ago for a few months. It was not a nice position to be in.
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Feb 15, 2006
6827 posts
1461 upvotes
Toronto
Not sure the purpose of asking the networth here. But most of us have $10million+. If you create a category for that, most of us can answer that more accurately.
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Nov 26, 2014
290 posts
57 upvotes
Quebec
My family networth is approx 100k. My wife and I are 31 years old. We have 2 boys, 4 and 2. We enjoy life as much as we can while saving as much as we can.
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DDHLeigh wrote:
Jun 12th, 2017 1:44 pm
Hey everyone, I was wondering what sort of range we had on RFD for net worth. Lets just keep this nice and clean so play nice. For all purposes, we will define it as ALL non-financial and financial assets minus ALL outstanding liabilities. So in the case of a property, it'll be at the appraised value / amount it's worth minus any mortgage balance. Don't bother factoring in fees for the sale, etc. Just keep it simple. Generally, this is something that isn't asked to your friends, coworkers, etc but since we are all strangers we should have nothing to hide right?

This came up because I was thinking about preparing for retirement in the future / having the wife just stay home with our 2 young kids. Old Age Security (OAS) offers up to $578 a month and the Canada Pension Plan gives a maximum of $1,114 a month based on retirement at 65 in 2017. Most people aim for the magical 1 million mark. Are we in this day and age trying to save to much?
You are missing a category for negative net worth.
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Jul 11, 2008
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$1M is too little nowadays... $10M... is the magic mark..
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Jan 21, 2014
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where is $1,500,001.00 - 1,999,999.00?
[OP]
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Jun 20, 2011
1405 posts
401 upvotes
VANCOUVER
mkl38s wrote:
Jun 12th, 2017 5:32 pm
where is $1,500,001.00 - 1,999,999.00?
Good catch :( Polls only allow 10 options. I was messing around with the options and I missed that...
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Mar 9, 2012
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268 upvotes
KITCHENER
DDHLeigh wrote:
Jun 12th, 2017 6:16 pm
Good catch :( Polls only allow 10 options. I was messing around with the options and I missed that...
Now you why the majority of us can't reply!!!
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Oct 19, 2016
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So far theres 7 votes with Net Worth over $3m ... are those real votes or fake ?
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Jun 20, 2011
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mrtrump wrote:
Jun 12th, 2017 9:30 pm
So far theres 7 votes with Net Worth over $3m ... are those real votes or fake ?
I'm guessing a couple are, but who knows. Being an anonymous forum I don't see why anybody would want to lie. It's nice to see a decent spread among the groupings.

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