Man next to dollar sign Formillennials, just $2.2 million in the bank would qualify someone asrich; boomers and GenXers actually pin thatnumber at more than $2.6 million.

How much money does it take to fall into that hallowed categoryof “rich”? And who's most determined to get there?

It depends on their generation, but while 49 percent ofAmericans work with the intent to be rich, according to a survey from Senior Living, millennials are the mostfocused on it, with 57 percent saying that's their endgoal—compared with 41 percent of GenXers and just a quarter ofboomers.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.