“The wealthiest 25 individuals in the United States today own $1 trillion in combined assets,” the report notes. “These 25, a group equivalent to the active roster of a major league baseball team, hold more wealth than the bottom 56 percent of the U.S. population combined, 178 million people.”
“The elite ranks of our billionaire class continue to pull apart from the rest of us,” a new Institute for Policy study analysis finds
Almost 50% of your mortgage payment goes to the bank in the form of interest. Stay mad about property tax though
Every month, the average New Yorker needs 113.5 hours of work to pay down a mortgage, while in Memphis it’s just 18.4 hours.
You know you’re out of touch when you think $1000 will buy a new car, take a family on vacation, or renovate a kitchen…
“If we allow a family to keep another thousand dollars of their income, what does that mean?” he asked. “They can renovate their kitchen. They can buy a new car. They can take a family vacation. They can increase their lifestyle.”
President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser — Gary Cohn, the former Goldman Sachs president worth an estimated $266 million — appears to be completely clueless about what the average American family spends on a car, vacation or home improvement project.
Still waiting for a prominent democrat to talk about Crosscheck and voter purges…..
“We have hard evidence there were tens of thousands of people who were unable to vote because of the voter ID law,” Mayer told me.
Trump won the state by 22,748 votes.
I wonder why Americans are so angry…?
“More than half of Americans (57 percent) have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts, according to a 2017 GOBankingRates survey.”
If your savings account balance is hovering at or below $1,000, you’re not alone, CNBC reported. More than half of Americans (57 percent) have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts, according to a…
A Pharma CEO is worried that Bernie’s Medicare for All proposal will resonate well in the hearts of Americans. This is where we want them. They have no counter, their greed will get in the way of any attempt to shape up the industry. The damage is already done. #MedicareForAll
Though it doesn’t appear to be changing corporate behavior.