September 30, 2014

A Look at the United States Economy Over My Lifetime

GDP Per Capita for the United States 1982-Present

As we approach my 30th birthday, I thought about taking a look at what has happened to the economy of the United States in the three decades I've been alive to gain a sense of perspective about where we have been.  This is the time period during which I went from childhood to adulthood, and enjoyed the classic Horatio Alger story made manifest; putting myself through college, finding ways to earn six-figures while still in school despite not having a job, finding the love of my life, and … [Read more...]