Why the Rich Don't Think They're Rich. And Why It Matters
Under 2 percent of American workers make over $200,000 a year, so if you're part of that sliver you're doing amazingly well in the grand scheme of things. A lot of your fellow countrymen -- say, the 60 percent of Americans who make under $35,000 a year -- would probably consider you "rich." But it's less clear whether you would consider yourself rich.