OPINION: Why the Wealth Gap Hits Families the Hardest

May 18, 2018 via The New York Times –

What does economic inequality really look like?

Income alone doesn’t give a complete picture. Income inequality describes the gap between a six-figure salary and minimum wage. But the more alarming gap occurs in wealth — a household’s total assets minus debts. To understand how inequality is playing out in the United States, we need to look more closely at the wealth gap.

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