I would say is 49K at per year.
I mean that way you have enough to provide her with a decent size house, a nice kitchen, two decent cars, and an OK vacation once a year. Also you can manage to take her out on Friday nights.
I mean to get a decent wife, someone that would be loyal, faithful and respectful of you, that will groom OK, go to the gym, and have sex with you regularly.
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Due to the ongoing decline in macro-economic conditions, the price of Decent Wives has decreased significantly within the past several years and one can now be had for a mere $15,000 annually. This amount will easily provide for a nicely-appointed refrigerator box under a centrally-located bridge, a used bicycle, and plenty of bones for soup-making.1