This budget shows how a $350,000 salary barely qualifies as middle class

Shawn Langlois
This budget shows how a $350,000 salary barely qualifies as middle class

Most Americans would probably have a hard time wrapping their heads around a $350,000 salary. The thing is, that kind of income, while relatively huge, is barely enough, according to Financial Samurai blogger Sam Dogen, for a family to lead a comfortable life in coastal counties — where almost half of the nation’s population calls home.