100 Billion in Under 60 Seconds

Bill Gates just surpassed Jeff Bezos as the richest person on Earth, with a net worth of $110 billion. Betty Cam struggled to imagine this huge number, so animated some bar graphs that put it in proportion with other points of reference. The scale is quite stark.

 

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https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2019/09/us-median-household-income-up-in-2018-from-2017.html

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/08/baby-boomers-wealth-is-12-times-greater-compared-to-millennials.html

https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MSPUS

https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/can-you-retire-on-1-million

Katy Perry Picks Up Secluded Beverly Hills Home in Star-Studded Enclave

 

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