Why American workers no longer get raises. Health insurance benefit rises 10% a year for a decade. Workers' raises paid directly to Insurance Companies.
Picture #2: How Financial Services Industry (Banks and Insurance companies) doubled earnings as American consumer doubled debt.
Picture #3: Historical picture of Pre-Depression Bubbles blows by financial companies before 1930's Great Deparession and 2007 Great Depression.
Picture #4: Financial Sectors' bubbles in 1930 and 2007
Picture #5: Healthcare costs continue to rise as real estate, finance, and construction collapse.
Picture #6. Household debt-to-income doubles since 1975.
Picture #7. Change in Real Average Weekly Earnings: Financial (Red) vs All Private Workers (Blue).