A Million Here, a Million There ...

... and before long, some Silicon Valley hotshots are feeling pretty average
By Caroline Zimmerman,  Newser User
Posted Aug 5, 2007 3:33 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Millionaires are a dime a dozen in Silicon Valley, where a seven-digit net worth was once a ticket to the good life. Today, lower-level millionaires have to clock 12-hour workdays just to stay afloat. The Times reports on some living embodiments of "be careful what you wish for."

The rat race never ends. Despite counting themselves among the nation's wealthiest, members of the digital elite have neighbors who have made it bigger—much bigger—and they struggle to keep up with some very wealthy Joneses. "You're nobody here at $10 million," says one man worth a measly $3.5 million.