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originally posted by: crimsongod21
a reply to: paraphi
A house = good debt as when you pay it off you normally have an asset equal to or greater in value than you paid
originally posted by: eletheia
I wish budgeting was on the school curriculum
originally posted by: Prisoner60863
I keep saying it money is what is holding us back as a species. The mark of the beast. Of course people will come on here and say its really greed or money is a good thing. That person who just cant afford the medicine they need or the family that has to choose between food or paying heat bill.
The poor people who work their whole lives and save up and then the savings just dont seem to make ends meet.
Yes watch the people defend this evil thing.
originally posted by: wtbengineer
a reply to: ChesterJohn
I've known this for a long time now. If you find a way out, let me know. The only way out I see is to become one of the 1% but good luck with that. Sure, there is opportunity here, but it's built like a pyramid scheme. There has to be a multitude on the bottom making peanuts to support the elite few on top. I make at the top end of what you call good money but that's not anywhere near enough. I'm strapped paycheck to paycheck because that's what the system is designed to do to us. The more you make, even if you don't spend extravagantly, the more you must pay.