How a $250,000 household fares

By any measure, $250,000 is a substantial sum. Even so, to make ends meet a family of four in these high-cost communities with this budget would have to cut back on discretionary spending at the expense of retirement plans, college funds or possibly even savings.

By any measure, $250,000 is a substantial sum. Even so, to make ends meet a family of four in these high-cost communities with this budget would have to cut back.

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