Can you afford the 'American Dream?' Think you've got what it takes?

Sure, for just $130,357 per year.

Living the American Dream costs $130,357 per year.

Researchers added the costs of home ownership, moderate-cost groceries, a car, health insurance, taxes, education expenses for your children and retirement planning to come up with the number.

But only 16 million households in the US earned that much last year.... Just one in eight households can afford the American Dream.

Here is much more on the affordability, or lack thereof,  from USA TODAY.