This page contains a full-time individual income percentile calculator for the United States in 2017. Data originates from the March ASEC and includes full-time incomes earned between January and December 2016. To avoid any controversy, you can select whether the tool defines a full-time worker as 30+ or 40+ hours worked in a typical week. […]
Calculates a net worth’s percentile as compared to the United States household wealth distribution.
Savings articles tend to be among the most popular articles here on DQYDJ (as in our most popular savings article – our Savings Rate Calculator for determining when you can retire), but we often concentrate on our own savings rate… or at most the savings rate of America. When we saw a link to an […]
It’s been a while since we here at Don’t Quit Your Day Job have collaborated with another site to give you some original epic pieces. Today, we rectify that by teaming up with the inimitable ADP at American Debt Project. ADP is one of the good ones – a debt blogger who is actually seeing declining debt. And isn’t that the way the debt genre is supposed to work? (And almost never does?). Follow her progress as she does what so few others do.
ADP came to us with a curious question: Can we use building statistics to see when economies become overheated? Basically, she wanted to know if watching building trends and construction would provide any clues to where an economy is headed. Evidence is slim, but let’s take a look at the numbers and see what we can figure out!
A popular topic in the blogosphere, given new life after comments by Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman, is the relative success of the United States vs. the states that make up the European Union. The European Union is a loose confederation of 27 countries in Europe, ranging from Spain to Estonia. Krugman goes so far to suggest that “[y]ou should always bear in mind that when the question is which to believe — official economic statistics or your own lying eyes — the eyes have it.”