Ok, here are some images to provoke thought and wonder.
First, I bring you my current adopted hometown in 2025 according to McKinsey:
A GDP of $37,000 per capita would be roughly equivalent to today's UK.
Next, from the Wall Street Journal, I bring you this interesting graphic about the US savings rate, especially among the youngsters. It seems the great recession has taught them a lesson about financial prudence:
again from the Wall Street Journal, a little reminder that the oft-repeated and completely incorrect assertion that the size of government is growing is, well, incorrect:
This is as a share of non-farm jobs. And here comes the sequester!
At least you have been aggressively saving, right?