Americans' Wealth Down 40%

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•24 Jun 13, 2012

The median net worth of American families has fallen from $126,400 in 2007 to $77,300 in 2012, bringing middle-class wealth back down to 1992 levels. What do you think?

  • “Yeah, I’d put your money in gold and not kids right now, that’s for sure.”

    Wanda Soles –
    Electrical Tests Supervisor

  • “So? Just live another 20 years and earn it all back.”

    Billy Cyphers –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Are you sure? I didn’t make any money in 2007 and I don’t make any money now, so I call your bluff.”

    Steve Richards –
    Unemployed

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