The “1%” and Income Inequality

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HANSA Coffee

755 N. milwaukee · Libertyville, IL

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*6-7pm HANSA COFFEE - Low key, friendly talk in one large group **7-8pm HANSA COFFEE. - Break into smaller groups to discuss. ***8-9pm - HANSA closes at 8, so walk 3 minutes to CASA BONITA restaurant for more conversation.

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The Top 1% seem to be capturing a larger and larger share of our nations wealth, resulting in less income growth for the mildly affluent, the shrinking middle class, and the poor. However, it is important to note that (according to CNN) nearly 84% of high-net-worth-individuals (defined as having at least 💰 $1 million in liquid financial assets) made their own fortunes. Only about 5% completely inherited their money and about 12% have a fortune that combines inherited and self-made savings. Nonetheless, many feel that the very wealthy and perhaps even the “slightly” wealthy may be leaving too little for other Americans (🥜). What might be done, and what are the advantages and moral hazards of forcing greater income redistribution? SEE VIDEO: Share your thoughts and discover different perspectives and potential solutions. 🏝🏝🏝When the Coffeeshop closes at 8 pm, join us for a 3 minute walk to CASA BONITA for more! - 📸📸📸 SEE PHOTOS of past events & wealth info below!