I am 54 years old.
I entered the workforce when I was 18.
I have played by all the rules, and paid all the taxes my government asked of me for entire working life.
My house is paid for.
My 11 year old car is paid for.
I have saved for retirement.
I live within my means.
All of my hard earned savings could be wiped out with one major illness in my family.
I am the 99%