It’s Getting More Expensive To Live Like A Billionaire | Forbes

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Published on 26 Nov 2021, 14:00
It costs a lot to live rich—and it’s only gotten pricier over the past year. Forbes has been keeping tabs on the cost of the good life since 1982, tracking a basket of ultra luxury items—think thoroughbred yearlings, custom-made shoes and an estate manager to oversee multiple homes—to compute our Cost Of Living Extremely Well Index (CLEWI). This year, CLEWI is up 10.1%, the biggest jump since 2008. That’s nearly twice as much as the U. S. Consumer Price Index, which rose 5.3% over the same period.

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