This Graph Shows Why Millennials Should Wave Goodbye to the American Dream
The Census Bureau released its annual incomes report on Tuesday, and while we all know the U.S. economy is in a rut, this graph still manages to pack quite the punch:
According to the Census Bureau, earnings for men working full-time have become stagnant since the early 70s, while women's wages flat lined around the turn of the millennium. Experts attribute the lack of growth to the rise of emerging economies, the new tech-based economy, and a weak labor movement. And to top it all off, the Congressional Budget Office predicts the national debt will continue to balloon for the next 25 years. Sorry millennials, it looks like you're stuck with a crappy economy, no matter how hard you work.
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