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View Poll Results: As a new M3 buyer, my annual income is...
sub $50,000 31 9.23%
$50-65k 24 7.14%
$65-80k 35 10.42%
$80-90k 16 4.76%
$90-110k 29 8.63%
$110-150k 47 13.99%
more than $150k 154 45.83%
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      02-06-2008, 09:56 PM   #89
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And I bet if we take a poll at an exclusive country club, it would be 95%. It is no surprise that a majority of people considering the M3 have an income of $150K or above.

this is the internet, no dues required...
anybody can say anything...
I'm a ex-Navy SeAL male model, ex-F1 driver millionaire who makes love like a porn star...see

and I would bet not anyways...
first, this is not a ferrari
two, 90% of the 5% that make >100k are over 50...
this does not fit the internet demographics...
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this is the internet, no dues required...
anybody can say anything...
I'm a ex-Navy SeAL male model, ex-F1 driver millionaire who makes love like a porn star...see

and I would bet not anyways...
first, this is not a ferrari
two, 90% of the 5% that make >100k are over 50...
this does not fit the internet demographics...
So what percent makes >100t and is between 20-35? 1% ? 0.1% ? lets say 0.01% That means in the US there's 30T people between the age of 20 and 35 that make more than 100t per year. is it possible that 60 of them have posted here?
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this poll makes me sad lol..

makes me feel like i'll never own the e92 M3 lol
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I didn't see if this was discussed already, but some of the votes cast may have been for household income, not individual. Those married know that there is no such thing as individual income! That will skew the results. I'm a professional but am only over the $150k mark with my wife's income (she's in sales and makes more than I do!).
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      02-06-2008, 10:10 PM   #93
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I think this is too personal and not an appropriate topic.
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I'm a professional but am only over the $150k mark with my wife's income (she's in sales and makes more than I do!).
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I didn't see if this was discussed already, but some of the votes cast may have been for household income, not individual. Those married know that there is no such thing as individual income! That will skew the results. I'm a professional but am only over the $150k mark with my wife's income (she's in sales and makes more than I do!).
Very true. I didn't use household income either.
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correct cheap does = good when buying. Do u know that the market has bottomed out? If you do then you should be investing everything you have now, dont buy the M3 and order a vanquish or something because your knowledge will be worth millions.
If I could make that kind of prediction I'd already be worth so many billions I wouldn't give a shit about market timing or if I still did people would come to Omaha for my investor meetings.
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Problem with including the wife's income is that she doesn't want it going towards a new M....
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oneginee, there are plenty of professions that pay 150k out of school. look at anyone coming out of school with a md, mba, or a jd.
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Let's see... we blew up and busted the stock market, we blew up and busted (hang on!) the housing market... when's the next gravy train coming along? oh wait, there isn't one...................
just give it time... those huge drops in the market + massive fed cuts + tons of forclosures are going to yield another boombubble here soon enough. Not everyone was crushed in the housing bust... only the people that are whining about it! there's money on the sidelines, waiting patiently to capitalize on the misfortunes of those who are left holding the bag (in both the market and the housing bust). The questions are... where and when.... not a pretty thought, but that's kind of where we are these days....
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oneginee, there are plenty of professions that pay 150k out of school. look at anyone coming out of school with a md, mba, or a jd.
I wouldn't say "plenty" when you consider how many jobs there are that don't pay 150+...

I think an M3 is a great gift to yourself. Gradschool isn't all that much fun, and if your new found success affoards you a nice ride while going to and from that new office, I say go for it!

All the reviews are solid, everyone who drives it seems super pleased. You probably won't regret it!
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MD's don't make anywhere near 150k when they graduate from med school.

Residency is a different story.
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      02-07-2008, 02:29 AM   #102
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I didn't see if this was discussed already, but some of the votes cast may have been for household income, not individual. Those married know that there is no such thing as individual income! That will skew the results. I'm a professional but am only over the $150k mark with my wife's income (she's in sales and makes more than I do!).
ya if we talking household income then I would be over the 150k mark as well.. but I didn't consider it that way because her income is her income and my income is her income...

Damn how did that happen???
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ya if we talking household income then I would be over the 150k mark as well.. but I didn't consider it that way because her income is her income and my income is her income...
- that's how it goes
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ya if we talking household income then I would be over the 150k mark as well.. but I didn't consider it that way because her income is her income and my income is her income...

Damn how did that happen???
I think this might be for you Jinxter:

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keto, true... straight after med school, most interns are making what? 30k? and not even that much more after your residency? but, as i understand, i thought mds weren't allowed to "practice" on their own until after their residency? so i guess that was my definition of graduating from med school, but obviously, was not the correct one.
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MD's don't make anywhere near 150k when they graduate from med school.

Residency is a different story.

how is residency a different story? most resident physicians hover between $40-60k depending on location.
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oneginee, there are plenty of professions that pay 150k out of school. look at anyone coming out of school with a md, mba, or a jd.
Very few professions pay at this level right out of school. And for the few that do, even fewer individuals are the recipients of this level of income. Sorry, just the facts.
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I'm not in the tippy-top bracket, but I like my low-stress, non-managerial, 8- hour-a-day, jeans and t-shirt-dresscode job.

In short I'm lazy.

Don't get me wrong though, I'll hit that top bracket soon. I just need to switch jobs a few more times.

BTW, I'd like to personally thank the folks at Monster and Career Builder for indirectly helping pay for my BMWs.
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I reckon I would like your type of a job because stress seems to be my middle name and an 8 hours day is something only happens when I take a half the day off.
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8 hours day is something only happens when I take a half the day off.
That is sad. When you take your pay and divide by the insane hours you work, it isn't so hot.
8 hours is the way to go.
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