Wealth

Wealth, or net worth, is a key determinant of living standards for American families. Liquid assets help families cope with cash emergencies. Tangible assets like cars, homes, and computers provide people with opportunities and allow them to participate in work, school and community life. Even assets like retirement plans make it easier to make investments in education or start a business. Given wealth’s importance, wide and growing wealth inequalities in many ways surpass rising inequality in wages and income.

Net worth

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    Figure 6A in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.1 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.2 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.3 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6B in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6C in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6D in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.4 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.5 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6E in State of Working America 12th Edition

Assets

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    Table 6.6 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.7 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.8 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6F in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.9 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6G in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6H in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6I in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6J in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6K in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6L in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6M in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6N in State of Working America 12th Edition

Liabilities

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    Table 6.10 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.11 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.12 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6O in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.13 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.14 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.15 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.16 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 6P in State of Working America 12th Edition

Wealth of U.S. citizens compared with citizens’ wealth in peer countries

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    Figure 6Q in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 6.17 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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