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I Think Some People Care Too Much About Money

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    You Need Money To Eat. . .

    People need money. You need money to live and enjoy your life. It's easy for someone with more than enough to say money isn't important, but it's really hard for someone who's struggling to pay their bills to say the same thing. So I care about money. I want enough money to...
    RandomErr RandomErr 18-21, M Sep 30, 2013

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    People work their lives away

    for money rather than happiness. What's worse is the inability to live if you don't work. I bet hitting that goal this week or getting that A in school really make the world a better place. But then again, I guess not everybody cares about improving the world.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    I Wish It Didnt Exist

    I honestly believe money is stupid, yes i do have a job and i do use it but i couldnt care less about money.. i often try to spend as much money on my friends who i believe need it... they usually dont want to take it however coz they feel bad but i want them to take it coz they...
    Chiarana Chiarana 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    A Coin

    I think that it is a waste of time to care too much about money. Even having too much money seems rather unpleasant to me because when you do, apparently you inevitably feel the need to make sure that you don't lose it, worse: you want it to grow. Think of what you could do with...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 7 Responses Apr 5, 2011

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    Not until I lost the most important person in

    my life, as cliche as it may sound, I wouldn't realize that it't not always about the money. I was bargaining to Him, I could trade whatever I have just for Him to prolong his life, but in the end, I still lost that someone.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    When I was young I was brought up constantly

    being told that money was scarce and that we couldn't spare even a single dollar on "unnecessary" things. This has roots in the hardships of Asian heritage, but is inconsistent and out of place in todays modern society and western culture. So now everytime I have money I agonize...
    BenignSoul BenignSoul 22-25, M Apr 21

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    And I'm one of those people

    but I'm not prepared to be poor .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Apr 24

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    Actually, I'd say almost everyone!

    Money doesn't mean much to me...I kind of like having just enough to get by, keeps a person disciplined
    haleyscomet88 haleyscomet88 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2014

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    Oh yes, it's a necessary evil

    and all that, a tool to acquire the things you want, but it dominates us. The environment would be cleaned up but for the fact they don't see the beauty of Nature they see the cost in money!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    Many people have acquired an unquenchable thirst

    for money and power. This is now a world that revolves around greed and materialism. We're basically living a life similar to that of the characters in, "The Great Gatsby". For those of you unfamiliar with the book, It's written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and describes a society...
    ThatOneGemini ThatOneGemini 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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    Money is love. Money is life.

    (Forgive me of my sins Shrek!!!!)
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    This year Christmas will be harder

    than usual. After the divorce and moving into my grandparents house,we are struggling to make it through the holidays. Most of my family members are freaking out over money issues,but I think everyone is missing the point of the holiday. Maybe we won't get as many gifts this...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    Money Doesn't Make The World Go Round. Gravity Does

    If you never think you don't have enough money, you never will. Some people just keep moving the goalposts further and further, live a certain lifestyle and worry about losing it. You can't take it with you when you die, money burns faster than bones.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2010

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    ...including me sometimes.

    ..we can deny it all we want but money are power and entertainment. But sadly some things cannot be paid for, and those are the real things.
    hellohowlow hellohowlow 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jan 24, 2011

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    You Can't Really Blame Someone For Caring Too

    Much About Money When We Live In A World That Requires You To Have It To Live
    YoungFly YoungFly 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    How Long Will It Last?

    How long will it take to see this monetary system go down? I don't have a clue, I know though it will! It is not the question "will it", no the real question is "when will it". xW
    wannashareit wannashareit 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    It is nuts! Everyone is all over money

    when who cares? I prefer the love of God over money! Money may be useful sometimes but when people are cheapskates then that's crazy!
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F Jan 1, 2014

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    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2014

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    Money is important, but I would never ruin my

    wife and children's lives in my pursuit of money. It's not right that my father hides money and lies to his family because of money. I will never be that obsessed with money.
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Having money is nice

    and it is a means to an end, of sorts, however, Money Can't Buy Love!! Without the Emotional Intimacy or whatever a person needs personally, money is Not the "End All, Beat All!" My H makes an incredible living and has been a fabulous provider , however, there IS MORE to Life...
    fnightmare fnightmare 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    Apparently. But that will change soon.

    Monsanto stole american farms. So food will be money soon. If a polar shift dont wreck much.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    I understand that we need money to live,

    but some people act ridiculous with money. Some people may have a family member that needs help and the one that is most financially able to help won't help. Money is meant to spent, yes, save what you need to save, pay what you need to pay but what's wrong with helping someone...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    In High School, some girls

    and boys did not want to hang out with me because they thought I was a bitchy girl that would discriminate others. The girls were always criticising me because of my shoes and clothes. They always said I was a spoiled brat. They were always talking trash about me. Even my...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    Everybody worries too much about money.

    Sadly those who have it seem determined to ensure those without continue to want.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    It's really surprising

    and disturbing the things people do to acquire more and more money; even at the expense of others.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    Just look at the water crisis.

    The one British documentary star who was killed by a hired gun that some water company hired because she belittles them for ruining a country in Africa because they were having their water taken away for people in another country. When it gets to a point that a big company will...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Oct 17, 2014

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    It's paper for crying out loud.

    People kill one another for paper. Probably recycled paper too which makes it even more USELESS. The wealthiest man is a man without money.
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I think all in life I want

    that certain someone I will love and love me back. I never worried about the amount of money I had, though it would be good. I think "all you need is love ".
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 11

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    I find people's obsession with money to be

    repugnant. In this country, the good ol' USA, too many people worship money as if it were a god or something.  Money is an evil.  It corrupts people and society.  At best, money is a necessary evil that one needs for food, lodging, heat, and other basic necessities...
    Qataram Qataram 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    Rather than power, fame,

    faith, fairness or money!! Give me truth!
    TheroaringLion TheroaringLion 22-25, M Feb 13, 2014

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    Money....Money....Money!

    Great song! But I digress... money is the root of all evil: of that, I am certain. I have never had more than I needed nor have I desired more than I have. Of course my perspective, since childhood, has been from the vantage point of a middle class citizen. I worry about my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 14

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    slaved away in college

    for 6 yrs. Got a good job with a college degree and hard work. Do you think I want to be with some girl that after college was lazy and never bettered herself. Partied and now wants to share my assets in marriage. It's 2014. 2 income households at $50,000 per spouse will net $10...
    LoveRobbery LoveRobbery 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    I don't want money I want to go on adventures

    not be stuck at a bummy job that just gets in the way
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 16, 2014

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    I don't care about getting a job right

    now because for one, I wouldn't be paid enough for my service. $9 is not enough for 60 minutes of my time. I'll just stay in school right now.
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    $ Money- Yes, we all need money to live,

    survive, indulge ourselves, in what we like, etc, but money is not everything, & we certainly can't take it with us when we die. I am all for saving money & being responsible with it- not living beyond my means. I've always been good with my finances ever since I got my first...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M Jan 24

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    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    Money Money Money

    I don't worship money.   I do respect it.   I twice got into debt when I was younger and it taught me a valuable lesson -don't.   Once in debt it is very hard to get out of.  I am very good with money,and understand a little about how to get it.   The biggest trick...
    javeachica javeachica 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    What about friends? about Family?

    About having fun? Money is of course important but it is not everything and you can't buy everythinng you really need in life.
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm almost spent on my good graces.

    I'm over being the giver. I'm never taken care of. My kids are the only ones that deserve my all not some immature "ManBoy". I'm almost to the end of my rope with him. I've given my time, my body, my resources, advice, moral support and I don't think he's even given it a...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    I've seen people date someone just

    because of the money. Honestly, I don't care about the money. Don't buy me things or spend money on me. You worked hard and earned that for yourself. I will never date someone just for the money. I don't understand why people do that.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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