Wal-Mart Rich Adds up to Bottom Half of America

Wal-Mart Borg Style

Think you got money, well you are nothing next to the six heirs of Wal-Mart.

Wal-Mart (WMT) shares are still trading near their all time high and today hit a new 52-week high.  To celebrate the heirs to the largest retailer on the planet can buy you and your family and just about everyone else in America.

Dig this, the 6 heirs to Wal-Mart, the Walton family have more money than the bottom 42% of American families. In 2010 the Walton family was worth $89.5 billion, that was the same figure for the bottom 42% of U.S. families combined.  Keep in mind Wal-Mart (WMT) shares were in the $50 range in 2010, today they are in the low $70 range. 

Wal-Mart is crazy rich and if you want to make yourself feel more miserable and poor, continue to read about them here.

Behold the greatness that is Wal-Mart (WMT)