Infographic: What Is The True Cost Of The US Shadow Economy

by Hank Coleman

True Cost of The US Shadow Economy

This shadow economy infographic was provided by Wallace and Associates.

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About Hank Coleman

Hank Coleman is the founder of Money Q&A, an Iraq combat veteran, a Dr. Pepper addict, and a self-proclaimed investing junkie. He has written extensively for many nationally known financial websites and publications. Hank holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and a graduate certificate in personal financial planning. Email him directly at Hank[at]

Hank Coleman has written 578 articles on Money Q&A. Learn more about Money Q&A on Twitter @MoneyQandA and @HankColeman.

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First of all I was confused about what’s shadow economy actually is but through studying over that infographic properly I’ve learned what’s shadow economy and purpose of it’s existence. Interesting facts Hank managed to add in that infographic and overall this post is full with resources that improve study level regarding shadow economy and the true cost of the USA. Thanks.


Mark Ross

Very interesting inforgraphic! Thanks for sharing that one.


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