Brother, Can You Spare 25,000 Dimes?

In tough times, these indulgences might be on the chopping block.


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CNNMoney.com recently reported that America’s millionaires are feeling the pain of the economic downturn as much as everyone else, noting that U.S. households worth at least $1 million or more have seen their assets decline by at least 30 percent. Ouch. Looks like we’re all going to have to do a little belt-tightening—even if that belt used to be a Dolce & Gabbana. Here, some of the luxury items that our multi-millionaire neighbors might have to do without.

Greens fees at the Pound Ridge Golf Club: $235

Season passes for skiing in Stowe, Vermont: $1,766

24 hours of Princeton Review private, in-home SAT tutoring: $7,800

Pre-K at Rye Country Day School: $18,690

Boarding a horse for a year: About $24,000

Tuition, room, and fees for one year at Sarah Lawrence College: $53,454

Deposit for Exclusive Resorts’ fractional ownership of vacation properties: $105,000 to $350,000

Membership at Trump National Golf Course: $250,000.

 

 

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