Income inequality in the U.S. is usually measured by wages, but that’s far from the only way Americans accumulate more wealth. Income from assets — like stocks, rental properties and interest — now makes up one-fifth of total personal income in the U.S. Yet most Americans have few assets besides their primary residence and retirement account, and even those are usually out of reach for low-income workers.

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