Who Are The 1%?

<h2><a href="http://www.professorhollybell.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/29442ssj4gp91zy.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-502" title="29442ssj4gp91zy" src="http://www.professorhollybell.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/29442ssj4gp91zy-199x300.jpg" alt="1%"width="199" height="300" /></a>So who are the top 1% of wage earners in America?</h2> By Holly A. Bell What are their lives and households like and what do they do? <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/15/business/the-1-percent-paint-a-more-nuanced-portrait-of-the-rich.html?ref=business" target="_blank"><em>The New York Times</em> recently published an article</a> that gives us some real insights into the highest <i>1%</i> of income earners. You might be surprised who they are. The first thing most people don’t realize is the range of incomes in the top <u>1%</u>. The bottom of this group makes about $380,000 a year. While I realize this is a significant income, it is not unusual for a household with two working professionals to earn $380,000. Doctors, lawyers, pilots, entrepreneurs, accountants, and managers certainly have the potential to make $190,000 each or more. The thing that is significant about the lower end of the 1% is that these are the working class 1% who

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