Economy Facts

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“97% of the world’s population now lives in countries where the fertility rate is falling,” writes author Jonathan Last.

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Adjusting for inflation, Warren Buffett was a millionaire by age 25.

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From 2005 to 2012, total student loans outstanding increased by $539 billion, according to the Federal Reserve.

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Since 2008, Americans have donated $19.1 million to the U.S. Treasury to help pay down the national debt.

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“Globally, the production of a given quantity of crop requires 65% less land than it did in 1961,” writes author Matt Ridley.

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The U.K. economy is 3.3% smaller than it was in 2008. The U.S. economy is 2.9% larger (both adjusted for inflation).

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97% of the world’s population now lives in countries where the fertility rate is falling,” writes author Jonathan Last.

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Adjusting for inflation, Warren Buffett was a millionaire by age 25.

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Start with a dollar. Double it every day. In 48 days you’ll own every financial asset that exists on the planet — about $200 trillion.

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The population of Americans aged 30 to 44 is about to start increasing for the first time since 2000.

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