How Does Your Net Worth Compare?

After consolidating all of my financial information at Yodlee, I was able to get a good idea of what my net worth was (I do have a couple of other accounts to finish setting up, but they have only minor amounts in them). Then, via Free Money Finance, I found this article from CNN Money about net worth killers. On the first page of the article is a net worth comparison calculator, so you can see how you stack up against your age group and income level. Here’s a direct link to the calculator. Thanks to our house, I am 150 times over the median for my age group. But since I just moved into a higher income level, I am slightly behind the median there. I am still $80k ahead of the median for the lower income level which I just left in December.
Lisa and I have been talking a lot about this stuff lately, so I feel like there is still a lot we have left to do to get our financial house in order. Lisa is even rereading “The Wealthy Barber,” and I am listening to Jane Bryant Quinn’s Smart and Simple Financial Strategies for Busy People and have Andrew Tobias’ The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need on hold at the library.
So see how you stack up, and check out the article’s tips if you don’t stack up. I particularly recommend item #5: Always getting what you want.