Disposable incomes have barely kept pace with inflation.
Wes’s athletic physique and laid-back style, combined with the obvious trappings of a kid with disposable income—a new pair of sneakers every day, brand-name clothes—made him very popular with the girls around town.
Wes Moore -- The Other Wes Moore
Assuming fit and have some disposable income, I think the biggest obstacle is probably taking time off from your job and leaving your family for two months.
Jon Krakauer -- Into Thin Air
He took his climbing gear to the Wilderness Exchange on San Pablo Avenue, a place where much of his disposable income had vanished in the years since he’d become a devoted climber.
Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin -- Three Cups of Tea
And if you need a new set of false teeth and you don’t have a whole lot of disposable income, you go to Pell City, the affordable denture capital of the world.
Rick Bragg -- All Over but the Shoutin’
His trips to the bar cost the family 30 percent of its disposable income.
Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
We’d fight over who was going to get to spend our disposable income, which ended up being about three or four dollars a week.
Willie & Korie Robertson -- The Duck Commander Family