Category: Archived Net Worth

Here you'll find past research, calculators, and tools focusing on net worth. For the newest editions, visit the Net Worth page.

Net Worth by Age Calculator for the United States in 2013

Ever wonder how your net worth stacks up with the rest of your age group in America?  We made a net worth by age calculator using Federal Reserve data - merely enter your net worth and the age range of the primary earner in the household to see which net worth quantile your net worth puts you […]

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How Many Accredited Investors Are There in America? (2013)

We estimate that 8.25% of all American households - or roughly 10,108,811 households - count as Accredited Investors. (As of 2013, calculated using Federal Reserve SCF microdata). Further, they hold about 70.28% of all private wealth in this country, or a whopping $45.5 trillion. Let's back up for a second for everyone not coming for […]

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The Net Worth of Different Age Groups in America

To see 2016 data, click here. In this article, a continuation of our American Net Worth series, we explore the net worth it took to be in the 10%, 25%, 50%, 75%, 90%, and 99% (the 'one percent') bracket in 2013 for American Households headed by 18-24 year olds, 25-29 year olds, 30-34 year olds, […]

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Correlation of Income and Net Worth for Age Groups in America in 2013

Last year, we published a mildly interesting article which stated that the correlation between income and wealth isn't that strong (despite what we have been told).  Today we'll follow it up with the correlation of wealth and income with a twist - we'll see how it changes per age group. However, the problem with that […]

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Correlation of Income and Net Worth in 2013

Editor: we redid this post for newer data. Today we set out to figure out the correlation between income and net worth in the United States. One of the arguments we've made in the past on Don't Quit Your Day Job... is that, well, wealth and income are not the same (even though we tax […]

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Net Worth of High Achieving Full Time Workers in the United States

If you recall from our series on the Current Population Survey, we concentrated quite a bit on a peer group that will seem quite familiar to folks who generally read this site - that is, people with full time jobs and a degree in something.  As that's the demographic which most frequents this site (and […]

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Net Worth in the United States: Zooming in on the Top Centiles

In this article, we estimate net worth in the United States, including for the very top percentiles - up to the top .1% of the wealthy.  Our estimates are for 2013 SCF data at selected Net Worth centiles - first at each decile, then at the 95, 99, 99.5 and 99.9 percent levels. Editor: This […]

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