$1,000 Amount of Welch's monthly Social Security check
$8,982 Amount Welch spends each month on food and beverages, including wine
$5,480 Amount he spends each month on country-club memberships
$35,000 Amount Welch pays to his estranged wife per month, which she claims is "patently inadequate"
$71 Price of a one-day lift ticket this winter at the Vail ski resort in Colorado, the costliest in the U.S.
$8 Price of the same ticket in 1969
17.6% Drop in the number of cases of syphilis among U.S. women from 2000 to 2001
15.4% Rise in the number of cases among U.S. men in the same period
Sources: Wall Street Journal, Rocky Mountain News, ABC, Boston Globe