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For the average person today, just getting by and paying the bills can be a struggle. Whether they know it or not, rich people can say things that seem insensitive to the struggles someone less fortunate may be going through. In a recent online poll, these people revealed some of the most out-of-touch (and borderline offensive) things they’ve heard rich people say.

1. The Same Age

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A user shared, “Isn’t it funny we are the same age, but my dad bought me a condo, and you have to work two jobs?”

2. The “Help’s House”

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“Built a 3 million plus house for a couple. After the neighbors built their home, we talked, and the wife said, “That little house is so dinky. We have a joke that we call ‘the help’s house.” “Now, this is still a 750k-1million home, no less. Just struck me as not very grounded,” a person exclaimed.

3. Dream Car

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Somebody mentioned, “I was working at a car dealership and saw the owner pull up in a $250k Porsche GT3. I told him how much I loved the car and dreamed of owning one someday. The owner looked at me confused and said, “What do you mean? We sell them right here, you know?”

4. Expensive Storage

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“They lived in Boston, and we were talking about how small condos are there. They were lamenting that they had no space and, as a result, had to buy another condo (this was Beacon Hill) because they ran out of space to store their Persian rugs,” a person said.

5. Pricey Beauty Treatments

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“I have no hair on my body! You should have your husband take you to get laser hair removal! It only cost me $10,000,” someone explained.

6. The 1%

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“Rich person’s kid: Gosh, I can’t find any babysitting jobs. They’ve been taken by the 1%. Rich parent: Honey, you are the 1%,” somebody explained.

7. The Essentials

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“I was talking to my manager about a mistake on a check.

Me: This isn’t enough to cover my daughter’s daycare for the month. Her: Well, what did you do with the money you were just paid? Ma’am. Food, rent, electricity, and car payments. Boom, check gone,” someone expressed.

8. Travel the World

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“I was between jobs, and a bunch of my friends told me I should take the time to travel the world,” someone mentioned.

9. Ask Your Mom

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A user said, “I was venting to a schoolmate about not being able to have a car. She said, “Why don’t you just ask your mom?” It broke my brain. Like yeah, why didn’t I think of that?”

10. Backpacking

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“Met a guy on a backpacking trip who said he couldn’t understand why all these backpackers stayed in hostels when there are so many hotels around,” one person recalled.

11. Break Ground

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“Money has been tight, so we have to wait a couple more weeks before we break ground on the new air-conditioned stable for the horses,” someone shared.

12. Never Been?

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“You’ve never been to Disney? Did your parents not love you or something?” My parents were raising three kids, working two jobs on poverty wages,” a user exclaimed.

13. Just Chill

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“I was going through a bad time financially, and my mental state was very low. A woman told me, “When I feel depressed, I go to India for a month and just chill. That always cheers me up” in a manner that I took as I ought to do it if I had any sense,” a person explained.

14. Unexpected Personal Expenses

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“One Big 4 partner to another when talking about some unexpected personal expenses in a room full of junior staff: it’s only 50k, but still. The whole room went silent,” someone shared.

15. Hobbies

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“A new executive came on and was talking about her hobbies. They included white water rafting and flipping houses,” a person explained.

14 of the Best Frugal Hacks To Save You Money (That Most People Ignore)

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Most of us want to save money when we can. Why spend money on unnecessary things if you can find an alternate way to achieve the same goal while saving some cash along the way? It’s good to find creative ways to cut back on your expenses and save, but often, there are simple hacks to save right in front of us, but most people tend to ignore them. Here are 14 of the best (and easiest) ways to live frugally that don’t require a ton of effort. 14 of the Best Frugal Hacks To Save You Money (That Most People Ignore)

Avoid These 5 Money Mistakes to Achieve Financial Stability

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Financial stability provides peace of mind, freedom from debt, and the ability to enjoy life without constant worry about money. However, achieving financial stability requires careful planning and discipline. And along the way, it’s important to avoid common money mistakes that can set you back as you strive to achieve financial stability. Avoid These 5 Money Mistakes to Achieve Financial Stability

15 Reasons People Feel Like They Never Have Enough Money

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Actively saving and living frugally may lead you to think you’re getting ahead, but when you look at the big picture of where your money is going, the bills, food, and never-ending expenses make it seem like it’ll never be enough. Someone was asking for support online and asked fellow users if anyone else felt like they never had any money? Overwhelmingly, people agreed, so if you’re feeling broke, these people share similar struggles. 15 Reasons People Feel Like They Never Have Enough Money

7 Crucial Sinking Funds Every Budget Should Include

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How many sinking funds categories do you currently save for? If you’ve been budgeting for a while, you probably know all about sinking funds and why they’re such an important component of a budget, but are your sinking funds actually protecting your budget when you need them to? 7 Crucial Sinking Funds Every Budget Should Include

17 Things People Would Love To Own, But Can’t Afford

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It sucks when there is an item you wish you could own but remains out of reach—daydreaming until the day you have the money to own it. Recently, people participated in an online poll that asked, “What is an item you would love to own but can’t afford to?” Here are some of the top responses. 17 Things People Would Love To Own, But Can’t Afford

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