It’s sometimes easy for the average person to think about wealth as something intangible and unattainable. Yet, the majority of Americans will earn a salary that puts them among the ranks of the rich for at least one year during their career.
But lifetime earnings also have a fickle side, with years when cash flow dries up. So before counting on cruising through the majority of your livelihood on easy street, consider that half of workers will dip into poverty-level incomes at least once during their careers.
Read on for information about the highs and lows of lifetime income and tips for how to maximize cash flow during your highest-earning years.