FACEBOOKShare on FacebookTWITTERShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare by emailLifeHENRYs, DINGOs and DINKs, oh my! Acronyms for the new economic timesBy June 20, 2012 | 12:00 AMListen to this storyDownloadEmbedEmbed Code<iframe src="http://www.marketplace.org/2012/06/20/life/henrys-dingos-and-dinks-oh-my-acronyms-new-economic-times/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe>CopyClose - [View the story "Keeping up with the HENRYs" on Storify]Keeping up with the HENRYsGet ready for the latest acronym to describe the American household: HENRYs or "high earners, not rich yet." Maybe you've heard some others? DINKs - double income, no kids, or SITCOMs -- single-income, two children and oppressive mortgage. Marketplace listeners suggest a few more.Storified by · Wed, Jun 20 2012 14:21:50THE STORY:Keeping up with the HenrysHenrys -- High Earners, Not Rich Yet - account for 40 percent of U.S. consumer spending. But just when the economy needs them, Henrys are...YOUR ACRONYMS:Yesterday we introduced you to the HENRYS (high earner, not rich yet) http://bit.ly/M1SiAc Today, you shared your acronyms. RT time!Marketplace @MarketplaceAPM I am an ANOMALY: African-American No-kids Optimistic-about My-Mortgage Average Lifestyle Yuppie.Chad Robinson@marketplaceapm im a sissi. Single income supporting spouse's interestsShannon Leary Reiter@MarketplaceAPM lifer - low income, frugal, ever retire?Nick Hillis@MarketplaceAPM economic acronym - ETHAN - Entrepreneur Taking His Action Now http://www.smithfly.net/Ethan Smith@MarketplaceAPM BELTS: Basically enough. Living totally simple.L Davis@MarketplaceAPM NOSH: No Income, Still Hoping; more abt them in DW Gibson's NOT WORKING: http://bit.ly/MoDN8l @americanotwrkng @PenguinPbksPenguin Classics@MarketplaceAPM For the 10,000 Baby Boomers retiring daily...they're NOPES:No personal savingsNo pensions, social securityNo prayersDebbie Mercer Cifone@MarketplaceAPM here's one from the meeting: FIONA: Fudge, I Own No Assets! @fngPaddy Hirsch@KaiRyssdal @MarketplaceAPM What's the acronym for "Healthy 65 yr old unemployed bald white guy who doesn't want to retire" ? ;-)R.E. Buzz Brindle@MarketplaceAPM Decent income, Not oppressed.劉煒 (Wy)@MarketplaceAPM LIPS (Low Income Perpetually Sad)J to the what?@MarketplaceAPM. Dual incomes, never go out. DINGO = savers.Matt@MarketplaceAPM DINE dual income never enoughGood Enough@MarketplaceAPM Master of Arts, Infinite Debt. :/james@MarketplaceAPM That makes me a MAID, btw, in more ways than one.james@pdxwy @MarketplaceAPM Empty Refrigerator, Runnin' on Ramen.Gary L. EllenboltERRR RT @gellenbolt @pdxwy @MarketplaceAPM Empty Refrigerator, Runnin' on Ramen.Marketplace @MarketplaceAPM @gellenbolt You meant ERRoR. That said, closer to Attending School, Parent Supported. d:劉煒 (Wy)@MarketplaceAPM OINKone income, no kidsKenton HansenHAGGLE - Hired After Graduation. Got Lucky Everyone. @MarketplaceAPMGP@MarketplaceAPM MILES (Multiple Income Low Earning Student) two jobs and full time student making ends meetJ to the what?@MarketplaceAPM LIPS (Low Income Perpetually Sad)J to the what?@MarketplaceAPM I'm SINK: Single Income, No Kids. Alas, the only full sink is the one w dishes in it. (mine)clearydome@MarketplaceAPM I'm RICH: Rolling In Cat HairAndrew Neal@MarketplaceAPM OINK (Zero Income No Kidding)Trudi Davis@MarketplaceAPM MISSMiddle Income Scared S...lessRob Kealey@MarketplaceAPM what about the "LETS"? Low Earner Totally Screwed. Where's our story? :)Mike Porch@MarketplaceAPM I'm a DILDO. Dual Income, Limitless Debt, Oops!Jackson Cheesefor this one we'll leave out the acronym MT @JacksonCheese @MarketplaceAPM I'm a Dual Income, Limitless Debt, Oops!Marketplace @MarketplaceAPM we are DINKs over here! (and proud)categio@categio @marketplaceapm Here Here. DINKs 4 Life.Alex JokelaGot your own economic acronyms to share? You know where to find us. Tell us on Facebook or on Twitter at @MarketplaceAPM.