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Brother, Can You Spare 25,000 Dimes?


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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