Average Wealth Of Top 1% Increased $4.9 Million Since 2007
Meanwhile the average wealth of the bottom 99% fell by $4,500.
New Fed Data: The Rise of Student Debt (1989-2016)
Student debt levels for young adults kept on rising in 2016.
The Puzzle Of Reparations In An Extremely Unequal Society
Racial reparations will not work without simultaneous class leveling.
Massive Wealth Inequality Exists In Every Demographic Group
Solving wealth inequality will require drastic economic changes.
The Wealthiest 1% Inherited An Average Of $4.8 Million
Inheritance is a major driver of wealth inequality in the US.
Education Does Little To Reduce Racial Wealth Disparities
Closing the racial wealth gap will require intentional redistribution.
Without the Family Car Black Wealth Barely Exists
Median black wealth drops to $4,000 if you exclude vehicles.
The Best Way To Represent The Overall Racial Wealth Gap
Typical approaches to visualizing the racial wealth gap all have problems.
Wealth Is Extremely Unevenly Distributed In Every Racial Group
The top 1 percent of Latino families own 45 percent of Latino wealth.
New Fed Data: Racial Wealth Gap Up Absolutely, Down Relatively
White wealth remains massively higher than black wealth overall.