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By Joanne Cleaver • May 5, 2006 Originally published Jan 1, 2004

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Raise Ration?
Nearly everyone is feeling a little poorer these days. And it'smore than a feeling: It's reality.

The IRS reports that in 2001, taxable income declined by 5.2percent nationally. This pattern continued in 2002, with topearners-those in the 90th percentile-earning 1.4 percent less thanthe year before, according to the Economic Policy Institute, aWashington, DC, think tank.

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