two stories

  1. High net worth families — those with at least $5 million — grew 17 percent last year to 980,000. The 7.8 million with a net worth of $1 million or more, excluding their primary residence, jumped 16% last year.

  2. For employees, 27 percent say they have less than $1,000 in savings, up from 20 percent last year, while 54 percent of Americans now have less than $25,000, excluding their primary home.