I Think Some People Care Too Much About Money

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    gwenllian gwenllian
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

    Hurm.. then there's not much difference between

    banks and house owners who rent their properties.. owners buy cheap (from their perspective) houses and rent them to poor people to make money. banks with their interests, owner with their 'more than market' rent price. 'rich gets richer, poor becomes slave' system. I...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky
    26-30, F
    Feb 22

    true,growing up its all my parents would

    complain about,money this money that and it always bothered me so much that a piece of paper caused arguments and so much frustration and misery,but I understand now,money is not important but it is necessary to have it in order to get by or live,people who have money will never...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 4, 2015

    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
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2014

    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

    "I don't care too much

    for money! Money can't buy me love! Buy me looooove!" And you know the people who say this are broke ***! I speak from experience! 😂
    Handyman25 Handyman25
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 3, 2015
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Jan 21, 2015

    Im almost there to $2 million dollars,

    im currently near $1,700,000 oooh yeah ladies if ya want some you gotta give me some love mmmm
    DrLOVEwilliams DrLOVEwilliams
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 1, 2015

    I hate that money is

    such a big deal in modern society. Damn! Everywhere you go "Money this" "Money that" "Do you have the money?" "I wish I had more money." FVCK MONEY! If it was entirely up to me, I'd live my life without worrying about money at all, but I can't otherwise my life will end up...
    FabledTacoOfDoom FabledTacoOfDoom
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 2, 2015

    I mean money is important

    because we cannot live without it. but it shouldn't be the center of everything. I need a whole lot of money to pay for school fees and pay bills. I pray to God that he gives me only enough. not much not less
    repka repka
    1 Response Jan 14

    I believe money can be the evil of us all ,

    I know we need it , but greed , and possessions , create decided , cultures among us all
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 2, 2015

    We all have experienced

    that long-awaited raise, only to wonder what happened to it after we had paid the bills. Money always seems to be in short supply when it is the ultimate thing for which we long. As Satan seeks to seduce you and me into following after the god of money, he will work hard to keep...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Mar 28

    I just got back from a service trip,

    and I think it completely changed my view on many things. I live in a wealthy town, and I hate to say it, but I was pretty materialistic even though I didn't realize it. Anyways, I was at an orphanage in Nicaragua. If you don't know, Nicaragua is the second poorest country in...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2015

    I want enough to live comfortably on,

    not to be rich by any means, but to not have to struggle. The things I enjoy most about life could never be bought anyhow.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Nov 3, 2015

    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
    1 Response Nov 6, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2014
    DDL69 DDL69
    Nov 4, 2015

    I'm so tried of being hurt by the very person

    Who promised to love, respect and be faithful.
    tooconfuse2 tooconfuse2
    61-65, F
    Aug 21, 2015

    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

    why do people care about making money

    so much? i always think relations are more important.
    rameenshahidd rameenshahidd
    18-21, F
    5 Responses May 30, 2015

    well, I guess some, some of us are guilty of

    this; busy making money that we forget to make a life.
    gwenllian gwenllian
    26-30, F
    Aug 4, 2015

    money ruin everything!

    I hate it when people judge me base on how much money I have.
    41la 41la
    31-35, F
    Nov 3, 2015

    It's me in a way. I asked my family: me:

    let's save money & electricity mom: she's herself always play games in the midnight, not saving electricity. your talk doesnt correspond with your action! she said this in a ridiculing manner. i get her point, it's true while i dont play games anymore recently. and i only play...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 22

    Not that money is not important ,

    but it sometimes inflates the ego
    tnjazz tnjazz
    61-65, M
    Dec 31, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 15, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Dec 9, 2014
    PuckDrop PuckDrop
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

    When you start to make consistent money im

    doing fairly well for yourself with managing your finances/income, you're going to become more of who you are. If you are arrogant,then the arrogance will come out in the way you spend or even boast about what you are accomplishing. If you are giving, you'll find yourself giving...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    I have a friend who gives up seeing his friends

    and family and will try and work every minute of every day because I'm his head he thinks he needs money.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Nov 3, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2015

    People worship money.

    Let me tell y'all something. According to the world, if you don't have (a) Money in your wallet, and (b) all the latest gimmicks companies are literally throwing at us, then you're a major minority. I cannot stand that. Money is an idol.
    Termanus Termanus
    13-15, M
    1 Response Aug 1, 2015

    Yesterday some of my coworkers humorously

    criticized me for not joining in the Powerball contribution they all decided to play. Some humorously went as far to share I would be the only one still at the job if they all had won. When dealing with probability, a person has a better chance of being hit by lightning 6 times...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed
    31-35, M
    7 Responses Jan 13

    I found something that I really like

    and am good at. but I don't have money to do it. My mum said that I have to give it up because she can't help me financially. she believes that I can be successful at it but she just wants me to give up my dream and have a stable life. Aren't I lucky that I found something that...
    sharestry sharestry
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 30, 2015

    My morals are fading I've been out of a

    job basically since August & I just recently made the choice to go to school.. I hate asking my parents for money cause they barely have any & wouldn't really go threw great lengths to make sure I'm secure.. I can't work in school, I want all my focus to be on school & don't...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2015

    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
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2014

    And not just that. But the favor the water they

    use to bathe in highly then the water that grows their own food. What. The. Hell.
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    Yes... that's all they Focus on

    and it makes them Shallow and Repulsive in certain ways ... When will it ever be ENOUGH ??? ...The more MONEY they get the more Money they Spend !'I have learned to live in the Abundance Mentality ... I'm Rich and Happy in a Healthy Balanced way... It's all about LIFESTYLE BABY...
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 22
    Aminderaser Aminderaser
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 2, 2015

    You only need so much money.

    There are thing to me more important. Not doing harm. Making others happy
    equinereiki equinereiki
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 4

    It's really surprising

    and disturbing the things people do to acquire more and more money; even at the expense of others.
    gwenllian gwenllian
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 17, 2014

    Money. Wow. People lose sight of what money is

    at the basic, most fundamentally physical level. It is a piece of paper with a dead guy's face and a number stamped on it, and all of the sudden it controls the world, it controls your aspirations, your morals, your social and moral philosophies even, at least if you are in the...
    KW444 KW444
    26-30, M
    Nov 4, 2015

    it's not about the money we don't need ur

    money we just wanna make the world dance :)
    deleted deleted
    Jul 2, 2015

    i want more moneyyy like omg ?

    ??? why arent i rich yet this isnt fair??????
    baldwinbitch baldwinbitch
    18-21, F
    Aug 1, 2015

    Sometimes I wish my husband cared

    as much about me as he does money. I get it, money pays the bills. I work too and pay more into our family's expenses than he does. He ends up having a bigger surplus weekly and forget it, it's WWIII dare I have to ask him for money to pay a bill or something. This has become...
    TristeMuneca87 TristeMuneca87
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 22

    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...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2010

    Money isn't even real

    so why not at least use it to help others?
    ashley2483 ashley2483
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2015

    Money IS NOT the root to all evil.

    That's a stupid thing to say. The LOVE OF money is the root to all evil. It's funny how people are so adamant about quoting "what they read in the bible" when it clearly says THE LOVE of money is the root. Did you really read it? It's when you make money an idol, when you want...
    BrokenWingedAngel BrokenWingedAngel
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2015

    I didn't have much money growing up,

    but there was love all around my extended family. When I first got married we could barely rub two pennies together, but we were happy figuring out how to get by. We both worked hard and somehow drifted apart, with each of us busy with our careers We became comfortable in the...
    HardTimesGuy HardTimesGuy
    61-65, M
    May 30, 2015
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