Gut Check: Making simple sense out of life
By Lenore Skomal Erie Times-News staff blogger
Lenore Skomal is an award-winning author and veteran journalist in all forms of media. She is a weekly columnist and daily blogger for the Erie Times-News. She’s authored 17 published books, including an anthology of her columns, Burnt Toast available on her website www.lenoreskomal.net.   Read more about this blog.
Posted: April 18th, 2012
Where are you in the 99 percent? Find out

It’s the basis for the Occupy Movement, which claims that one percent of the population controls over 40 percent of the wealth in this country. The rest of us are lumped into the other 99 percent.

But which percentage?

In all fairness, according to the movement, if you make less than $500,000 you have no chance of moving into that rarified percentage of wealth. But you would have to make less than $2500 a year to bottom out in the bottom one percent.

Where do you fall? The Wall Street Journal has a way for you to find out.

Just click here to find out.

 

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