There is a growing trend nowadays to earn more and more, at the expense of others. Startups use cheap outsource more and more, they pay less to local workers, there are often no health insurance policies. But have a look at Warren Buffett or Bill Gates, they don’t know what to do with tremendous amounts of $ they have. They constantly give it away. As a person you can only drive #amounts of cars, live in one house at a time, ride one plane per journey or use one yacht per vocation.
Several years back I thought about going to US, but after living in Germany, I prefer to stay here. Here you have large taxes — correct, but you have job security, health insurance, powerful unions and have more time to spend on family or vocation. Work hard on the thing you love is great, as well as being good person