24 Facts About One Percenters And All Their Money
Rich people are a thing, everyone gets that. Very few people are happy about it, especially all those drowning in student debt, medical debt, housing debt, the starving check-to-checkers, the unhoused…you get it. Occupy Wall Street was more than a decade ago, and it feels like things have only gotten worse from there.
But rich people, absurdly rich people, all are thing. But we weren't sure everyone realizes how absurdly, ridiculously loaded the top one percent is. And one of our favorite pastimes here, despite being pop culture nerds, is running cold, hard numbers. What exactly do all those riches do for those who have them? What do the riches do with all this riches? So we asked our readers to crunch the numbers and show us, in simple terms, what kind of coin we're talking about, here.
And we gave a (very small) pile of coins to our favorite entries.