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Month: February 2012

Entrepreneurs, Capitalists, and Income Inequality

Originally published in Flourishing January 2012. In 2009, there were 211,254,000 Americans over the age of fifteen who earned income.  If you earned more than $205,000 in 2009 you were in the top 1%.  If you earned $55,301 or more, you were in the top 20%.  Median household income in 2009 was $49,777. *  So, for those of you in the top 1%, please know that I appreciate that you don’t have to be on Wall Street, much less the head of Goldman Sachs, to earn at that level.   I… Read more Entrepreneurs, Capitalists, and Income Inequality