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If a very close friend asks "how much do u make @ work" and u don't want to disclose that info because it is really none of her beeswax...

shoutinghow would you tell her you don't want to disclose this info without sounding harsh ? we are very close but i never tell how much i make. i think it is private..

 
gwen20

Asked by gwen20 at 9:51 PM on Apr. 25, 2011 in Money & Work

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Answers (13)
  • Tell her you make enough to satisfy your lifestyle. If she persist just tell her you really aren't comfortable talking about money
    brypmom

    Answer by brypmom at 9:52 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I play stuff off...I would just be like "Girl not nearly enough" then change the subject lol
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 9:53 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I would be blunt about it.
    bcauseimthemom

    Answer by bcauseimthemom at 9:52 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • If I didn't want to say anything I would probably say not enough if she kept on I'd say some off the wall number lol I tell ppl at worj something crazy like 19.50 and hour or .25 a day lol and I work at a parts store lol
    msh88

    Answer by msh88 at 9:53 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Say you earn enough that you live comfortabley.
    ladyb155

    Answer by ladyb155 at 9:55 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I agree with Lucky.... just make sure you say something along those lines and change the subject. Or just tell her you don't feel comfortable discussing that information

    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 9:56 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I agree with lucky and bcauseimthemom... I would be blunt, but not rude, while at the same time trying to blow it off with a joke...
    Finkette

    Answer by Finkette at 9:56 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Why does she want to know?
    Deduct 20% of what you make and tell her this amount. (The 20% does not count because it is the money you set aside for rainy days.)
    MMXI

    Answer by MMXI at 9:58 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I don't mind telling people, but if I did, I'd just straight up tell them that it's none of their business.
    JustCantWait88

    Answer by JustCantWait88 at 10:17 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I'd just say, "Sorry, I don't discuss money." Or you could ask her why she wants to know.
    1smartcookie

    Answer by 1smartcookie at 2:48 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

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