View a visual representation of a person's probability of becoming a millionaire.
With the announcement of Mark Zuckerberg donating $45 billion for philanthropic purposes, Reuters poses an idea from Center Director Ray Boshara.
This issue takes a look at the growing importance of wealth – and how wealth concentration itself continues to grow. Authors William R. Emmons and Lowell R. Ricketts dive into wealth concentration by looking at French economist Thomas Piketty's research in his best-selling book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
Although there may be downsides to old age, those 62 and older can take heart in knowing that the odds are in favor of their being wealthier than younger people. And the gap has widened considerably over the past quarter-century—in favor of old people. Read more about the connections between wealth accumulation and age/birth year in the third essay in this series. A video summarizes the findings.