Today, the wealthiest
Americans are paying taxes at one of the lowest rates in 50 years; over the last 30 years, the tax rates for middle class families have barely budged," he added.
The Occupy Wall Street movement has made the contrast between the economic circumstances of the nation's wealthiest
1% and the remaining 99% the focus of its criticism of the nation's economic system, and particularly of the financial services sector.
But the Manchester United striker still lags behind Messrs Beckham, Owen, Campbell and Ferdinand when it comes to the wealthiest
The exception is Scots Tory Michael Ancram, 58, who is Britain's third wealthiest
MP with a fortune of pounds 27.
Hallam in Sheffield emerged as the second wealthiest
place in real terms, with an average salary of pounds 29,150 worth pounds 41,289, while Kensington and Chelsea, which has the highest average salary of pounds 40,951, came third.
Of the top 50 wealthiest
areas,12 are in the north west, seven are in Yorkshire, six are in the west midlands and five are in the east midlands - compared to just four in London and 16 others in the south.
The two towns are among the wealthiest
in terms of disposable income, according to Barclays Private Clients.
It also shows that despite her frequent complaints about her lack of money, Alessandra was one of the wealthiest
widows of her day.
ARKANSAS BUSINESS LIST: TOP 10 WEALTHIEST
Assets held by the world's 200 wealthiest
individuals total $1 trillion, for an average of $5 billion each.
based company has traditionally pursued the wealthiest
5% to 10% of Americans.
Nobles remained preeminent among the wealthiest
families of Piedmont through most of the century; their wealth came almost exclusively from landed estates; they entered military service in large numbers and provided an intimidating proportion of the higher officers; their social life largely excluded non-nobles; they remained close to the Church; and with rare exceptions, they married each other.