Money Facts

  1. Only 3% of the very rich are entrepreneurs.
  2. Only 4 out of 150 countries have more wealth inequality than the USA.
  3. An amount equal to ½ the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is held untaxed overseas by rich Americans.
  4. Corporations stopped paying ½ of their taxes after the recession.
  5. Just 10 Americans made a total of 50 billion dollars in one year.
  6. Tax deductions for the rich could pay off 100% of the deficit.
  7. The average single black or Hispanic woman has about $100 in net worth.
  8. Elderly and disabled food stamp recipients get $4.30 a day for food.
  9. Young adults have lost 2/3 of their net worth since 1984.
  10. The American public paid about 4 trillion dollars to bail out the banks.
~ Paul Buchheit details