Measuring Rich People's Toys Against Average Incomes

The gap between America's super-wealthy and the rest of us has grown so vast it's hard to even comprehend the sums they spend on their luxuries. But if you measure, say, a $200 million luxury yacht in terms of the average U.S. family's household income, the picture comes back into focus.

You can own a yacht! Yes, you!

Well, sort of. You can at least own a piece of a yacht... or a jet... or a Ferrari... or a mansion... and the list goes on and on. Welcome to the...

Your own private Island for $65,000

It's called Big Tusket Island, and it's nestled just off the coast of Nova Scotia. For a mere $65,000 dollars you can own this bit of private...