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57 odd money facts you may not believe are true

Mediafeed Logo By Michelle McGuinness of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 58: Sure, you use money nearly every day, but how much do you really know about its power when it comes to income, wealth and retirement? The facts about how wealth operates in our world are not as clear as they might seem. It isn’t a simple matter of dollars and cents. For example, did you know that wealth is shifting? For example, the “middle class” isn’t a static definition of a group of people; it’s a moving target describing those at the median income. That definition has changed over time as wealth has shifted upward and the rich have gotten richer. Learn more about the middle class, income inequality and the shifts in wealth in the United States with the following 57 facts about money.Related: 75 weird facts you may not believe are true

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Sure, you use money nearly every day, but how much do you really know about its power when it comes to income, wealth and retirement? The facts about how wealth operates in our world are not as clear as they might seem. It isn’t a simple matter of dollars and cents. 

For example, did you know that wealth is shifting? For example, the “middle class” isn’t a static definition of a group of people; it’s a moving target describing those at the median income. That definition has changed over time as wealth has shifted upward and the rich have gotten richer. 

Learn more about the middle class, income inequality and the shifts in wealth in the United States with the following 57 facts about money.

Related: 75 weird facts you may not believe are true

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