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poor people wonder why theyre poor

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Its not rocket science. You get your tax refund and buy stupid shit you don't need. then come on here the next month bitching that your lights are getting turned off, or all you have to eat is ramen. Why not use it to pay off a bill put it in savings or invest in something.


Eta. Funny example.

So I had a friend who decided she wanted a car. She got her income tax back and brought the car she had to have. I should add, this was her first car and she had just gotten her license a month prior. Anyway, she has the car that she spent her entire return on. What she didn't take into account was insurance, gas, maintenance, etc. She didn't even have the car 90 days. Poor thing.
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by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:30 PM
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puertoricangeek
by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:35 PM

I mean we will be moving to a bigger house and buying a used car. Paying up an years worth of insurance and then the rest we will spoil ourselfs with. I don't think that is so bad.

mem82
by Platinum Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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HUZZAH! I feel so loved now!

Quoting LucyHourglass:


damn you middle class! damn you and your ability to afford food but not a porche!!!

Quoting mem82:

These fights are always amusing to me because I'm not poor and I'm not rich...I'm just boring middle class. How come no one ever makes snarky comments about us, huh???




Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:35 PM
It's a cycle. It will keep going. It's all they know.
puertoricangeek
by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:36 PM

Good one!

Quoting LucyHourglass:


damn you middle class! damn you and your ability to afford food but not a porche!!!

Quoting mem82:

These fights are always amusing to me because I'm not poor and I'm not rich...I'm just boring middle class. How come no one ever makes snarky comments about us, huh???




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JenB1983
by Platinum Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:36 PM
I'm poor, but S/O and I already have our tax returns planned out. The bulk of it is going towards bills(which are all current lol), to free up a bit of extra each month. We are also rebuilding our savings account whch has dwindled to nothing with him being laid off and me being out of work after having our DD.

And, before anyone asks(or makes a snide comment), we are a family of 5, currently living off $1300/month without a single form of PA.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:36 PM
Instead of spoil...you should save.

Quoting puertoricangeek:

I mean we will be moving to a bigger house and buying a used car. Paying up an years worth of insurance and then the rest we will spoil ourselfs with. I don't think that is so bad.

lovinglife0682
by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:36 PM
Be careful with that. My parents own sober living house. The turn over rate is crazy. They had one room that had 4 different girls on 3 months.


Quoting JakesMom712:

I'm not rich either. I plan to be one day. Next years return I'm buying a rehab house. This year I'm paying off my student loan. I figure I buy one rehab house a year, by the time I retire, I can live off that income.



Quoting mem82:

These fights are always amusing to me because I'm not poor and I'm not rich...I'm just boring middle class. How come no one ever makes snarky comments about us, huh???


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JakesMom712
by Ruby Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:37 PM
And that's true. And those people will make it

Quoting Nicoleb9:

Get ready for...



"Not all people do that..."
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:37 PM
We are using ours taxes to solve some legal issues. I am extremely excited to us the money for that reason.
talia-mom
by Gold Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 2:38 PM
and that is exactly why you are poor.


Quoting puertoricangeek:

I mean we will be moving to a bigger house and buying a used car. Paying up an years worth of insurance and then the rest we will spoil ourselfs with. I don't think that is so bad.


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