Got $2,200? Congrats, You’re Among The World’s Richest People

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A recent United Nations study on personal wealth found that having just $2,200 per adult puts a household in the top 50% of the world’s richest.

However, thanks to large amounts of consumer debt, “many people in high-income countries have negative net worth and–somewhat paradoxically–are among the poorest people in the world in terms of household wealth.”

Live debt free and you too could be the ruler of a small eastern bloc country! — BEN POPKEN

Got $2,200? In this world, you’re rich [MarketWatch via Consumerism Commentary]