How do the rich live so well in America? Geeze, and all the Democrats want is for the rich to pay their fair share for living a protected life in the land of opportunity in America. Unincorporated Businesses 43% Stocks 10.9% Investments in Real Estate 19.4 Home equity 7% Trusts 2.1 Bonds 5% Farms 1.5% Financial Assests 23.8% Cars & Trucks 44% of total spending After tax incomes $125,000. They control $69.2 trillion in assets. The richest 1% of adults control 43% of the worlds assets; the wealthiest 10% have 83%.