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How Much Money Would You Be Worth In 1557?

Can someone please invent time travel, already? Until then, you can travel back to 1557 by watching Reign, premiering Thursday, October 17, 9/8c only on The CW.

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Let's play a game called: "How rich would you be at your current salary in the year 1557?"

Granted, the title of the game needs a little work.
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Granted, the title of the game needs a little work.

By finding a $100 bill on the ground, you would have the buying power of $26,700.

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Earning $2,000 annually from various babysitting jobs would grant you the buying power of $534,000.

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If you lie in bed for two months, NASA will pay you $10,000. That would give you the buying power of $2,700,000.

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A fast food employee making $18,000/yr would have the buying power of $4,800,000.

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A social media wizard raking in $30,000/yr would have the buying power of over $8,000,000. #DollaDollaBills

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If you're a librarian earning $55,000/yr shushing people all day, you'd have the buying power of $14,700,000.

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So you're a big shot financial analyst making $84,000/yr? You would have the buying power of $22,400,000.

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Doctors who are earning $500,000/yr would have the buying power of $133,600,000.

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If you're the richest person in the world with $73 billion, you'd finally have some spending money with a buying power of $19 trillion. GO YOU!

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IN SUMMARY: Get a job, go back in time, and make it rain before you die of a plague at 23.