Posts Tagged ‘Wealth Gap’

Wealth Gaps

We hear a lot of talk about the wealth and income gap(s) in the U.S., but these discussions often lack specifics. Fortunately, the U.S. Census Bureau bureau has put together some clear data on the subject.

The latest data is only from 2013, but it illustrates many…

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The Boss Got a Raise

Big surprise: CEO pay increased faster than overall worker compensation during 2014.

According to research released last week by The Conference Board, the median total compensation of CEOs of U.S. public companies in the Russell 3000 index soared 11.9% in 2014 over the previous year.

CEO pay was…

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Wealth Gap Widens

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that the gap between the rich and not-so-rich has grown wider in recent years.

According to Census, the median net worth of the wealthiest 40% of American households increased from 100-2011, while it actually declined for the bottom…

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