Are You a 99 Percenter? Here’s a Quick Calculator To Find Out!
Have you seen the slogan that the Occupy Wall Street protesters are using? They have signs that say "We Are The 99%" , meaning we are 99% of the population who make less than $506,000 a year and are being punished by the 1% that are the greediest and pay the least taxes. Where do you fall in the 99%? Let's find out:
According to a Wall Street Journal.com blog, there's a quick way to find out what percentile ranking you are. They have a quick and dirty calculator you can use. Just plug in your salary and let's see.
(Below is just a screenshot of what you have to do. You actually have to go to the Wall Street Journal website to use the calculator)
Well, I guess it's safe to say that most of us are safely buried in the 99%. It this the "misery loves company index?" Did I make your Friday or ruin it? Either way, I just wanted to give you food for thought!
Have a great weekend, and may your wishes of being in the 1% one day come true!