On Friday, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released eight years worth of her personal income tax returns--a practice which has now become the norm for any presidential candidate. Upon releasing the returns her campaing also released a statement which emphasized that she came into wealth later in life. "We've come a long way from my days going door-to-door for the Children's Defense Fund and earning $16,450 as a young law professor in Arkansas — and we owe it to the opportunities America provides," she said.
Interestingly, the vast majority of the Clinton's current income is derived from their paid speech giving. During 2013, Hillary's standard fee per speech was around $225,000.