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originally posted by: Edumakated
The left sneers at blue collar jobs. Heck, you are even doing it now. Remember all the polls about how conservative voters are not as "educated?" Those on the right recognize college isn't for everyone and there is nothing wrong with gaining a vocational skill. For many people, the ROI is much higher than going to college.
originally posted by: Greven
Remember Romney's 47% of Americans don't pay income taxes comment?
That included people on Social Security under the income limit.
originally posted by: proteus33
a reply to: toysforadultswhere do you go to find this 6 figure salary you speak i live in the south and only lawyers and doctors make that kinda money. most people in this country if you asked everyone or cracked open irs recods probly make in the 4 to 5 figure range why because govfor the lat 25 years have let most of the manurfacturing jobs leave the country but bring there products to sell here with out tariff fees.
originally posted by: Aazadan
originally posted by: Chromium51
Apparently I'm doing prettt ok.. just turned 27, I have a 300k house, have a new jeep rubicon and an older one to offroad, my girlfriend has a 12 grand Cherokee limited.. and I just dropped 40k cash on a kitchen remodel.. if you live paycheck to paycheck that's your own fault.. also
I don't have a college degree
And how much of that is fully paid off?
originally posted by: face23785
a reply to: LungFuMoShi
This is something a lot of people in many Western countries should take to heart. You're doing about right as far as what you rent, around 1/3rd of your income. I know people that their rent or mortgage takes up more than half their income. That's ridiculous. And they absolutely do not need such an expensive place, they could rent or buy something more modest and still live comfortably. They just have the attitude of "I shouldn't have to". Nobody is entitled to their dream home, dream car, dream job, etc etc.