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The Typical American's Net Worth By Age: Here's Where You Stand
I have had a strong, seemingly natural, desire to save and invest since my late teens. Much of that comes from watching my parents and others struggle to make ends meet and concluded I never wanted to live that way if avoidable...knowing full well that there are life events that are out of our control that can change one's situation in a second.
Our home equity accounts for less than 20% of our household net worth.
Over on Wealthtrack, Consuelo interviews Charlie Ellis who makes the clear case that people today are not saving at all.