Navigation

2019-07-06 — fool.com

``Currently, you need to make a minimum of $421,926 per year to be considered in the top 1%, according to the EPI study. But in this crowd, that's just scraping by. The average annual income among the top 1% is $718,766, and the top 0.1% earn an average of $2,756,865. By contrast, the bottom 90% make an average of just $36,182... The top 1% have seen their wages grow by 157.3% over the last 40 years, according to the EPI study. By contrast, the bottom 90% have only seen their wages grow by 22.2% since 1979.''

go to full article | permalink to this | forum thread | | RSS | Subscribe by email!



Comments: Be the first to add a comment

add a comment | go to forum thread