I’ve just been reading some nifty new stuff by Tom Peters. One of the big trends that I keep telling people about - but to almost no effect - is ageing. Fortunately Tom gets it. Here are a handful of statistics from his book on trends.
“In the US between 2002-2010 the number of people aged 18-44 will decline by 1% while the number of people aged 55-64 will increase by 47%”
“Americans aged 50+ hold 70% of global wealth and the average net worth of a household headed by someone aged 55-64 was $120,000 compared to $7,200 for people aged under 35.”
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