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Old 09-13-2010, 09:35 PM
 
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We absolutely shop at Target and Walmart. Gimme a break already.
My guess is that you shop there because you want to, not because it's all you can manage.
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Old 09-13-2010, 09:48 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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We absolutely shop at Target and Walmart. Gimme a break already.
But you don't have to wait till they're having a sale to clothe your kids. Give ME a break! Anyone with a nearly 400K income who pretends they're scrimping is out of touch with how the rest of us live.
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Old 09-13-2010, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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But you don't have to wait till they're having a sale to clothe your kids. Give ME a break! Anyone with a nearly 400K income who pretends they're scrimping is out of touch with how the rest of us live.
Well not everyone in America is scrimping..just go to Wallymart and/or Target on any weekend and the parking lot is full of cars.

With a CC..no one has to scrimp.

Speak for yourself with the scrimping...I live below my means and don't have to scrimp/wait for sales.
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Old 09-13-2010, 10:04 PM
 
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With a CC..no one has to scrimp.
I hope you're kidding.
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Old 09-13-2010, 10:05 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Well not everyone in America is scrimping..just go to Wallymart and/or Target on any weekend and the parking lot is full of cars.

With a CC..no one has to scrimp.

Speak for yourself with the scrimping...I live below my means and don't have to scrimp/wait for sales.
I'm not sure what your point was, or why you had to get personal. I, too, live "below my means".

MY point was, people with 400K in income are not "scrimping" by any stretch of the imagination. No matter what they think.
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Old 09-13-2010, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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I hope you're kidding.
Actually no..consumers are still consuming. Just not as much.
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Old 09-13-2010, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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I'm not sure what your point was, or why you had to get personal. I, too, live "below my means".

MY point was, people with 400K in income are not "scrimping" by any stretch of the imagination. No matter what they think.
Your post said "the rest of us" who don't make 400K.
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Old 09-13-2010, 10:08 PM
 
Location: Southwest Suburbs
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250k will place you in a upper class neighborhood

The wealthiest suburb of Chicago(and pretty much the midwest) is Kenilworth. Median income in 2008 was $238,000, median home prices at 1.8 million, and per capita income $127,672. Now whether you are saving or spending a good chunk of your income on bs also determines your wealth.

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Old 09-13-2010, 10:08 PM
 
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Actually no..consumers are still consuming. Just not as much.
My comment was a response to the line from your post that I bolded...

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With a CC..no one has to scrimp.
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Old 09-13-2010, 10:15 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Your post said "the rest of us" who don't make 400K.
Well, yeah. Even $250K is more than the other 98.5% make. I mean, OK, so you make more. Fine. I make less, and so do 98.5% of Americans.
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