Author Topic: (Spoiler alert: there's some hair on fire!)  (Read 1946 times)


  • 5 O'Clock Shadow
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(Spoiler alert: there's some hair on fire!)
« on: May 10, 2014, 07:32:11 AM »
Consumers' Research ( is an educational organization supporting consumer information and freedom that recently published a survey confirming what mustachians already knew about how a great deal of Americans handle their personal finances.


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Re: (Spoiler alert: there's some hair on fire!)
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2014, 07:42:08 AM »
Since DC is pretty expensive (especially for $40k a year gross earnings), I was feeling some empathy until I read this line:

"If I had an emergency, I would kind of be in trouble," she says. "I just also want to maintain the lifestyle I enjoy." That includes being able to go out to dinner with friends and to pay for vacations.

Aaaaand the truth comes out. I'm betting there's a whole lot of other lifestyle clownery in there besides just occasional dinners out with friends and a cheap annual vacation.