One in Five Americans Will Be Rich


moneyTwenty-one percent of American adults will become rich (yearly income of $250,000 or more) for at least one full year in their lives before the age of 60, but many of them have also seen their wealth shrink to less than that amount. That percentage is twice as high as it was in 1979.

The debate over rising inequality in the U.S. has become more and more prominent over the past year, as President Obama has recently called it “the defining challenge of our time,” and Bill de Blasio steamrolled his opponent on a message of addressing New York City’s own inequality issues. Read more at The Houston Chronicle.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. I am much richer and more fortunate. For i am happy with my portion and can’t stop thanking Hashem for everything hashem gives me and never stops. HODU L’HASHEM…..

    May you be fortunate to learn the secret of being happy with your lot

  2. This has got to be one of the dummest articles I’ve ever read! I don’t know what happened to Matzav, lately. Is this Torah Hashkafa?