What psychological factors separate the POOR from the WEALTHY?
The time frame of their planning. Many poor are living paycheck to paycheck if not day to day. The wealthy can plan month to month, year to year, ten year outlooks.
Dave Ramsey says the issue is the short term outlook causing poverty, living for today and not saving for the long term that keeps on trapped.
by hans56 9 years ago
What are the psychological factors behind the popularity of World of WarcraftThe Role Playing Games and virtual worlds like Second Life have become extremely popular. What mechanism in our psychological makeup is at work. I first thought playing a game like WoW is rewarding the same system as we do...
by Sophia Angelique 6 weeks ago
According to Malcolm Gladwell in his book, Outliers, the answer is no.Gladwell showed repeatedly that whether people who succeeded or not, depended a great deal on how much wealth and education their parents had. For example, children who have the benefit of a private school learn a lot of things...
by Fred Arnold 4 years ago
http://www.npr.org/2014/07/30/336322608 … ks-outrageSo apparently the super wealthy have issues with anyone making less money than them on a pretty prejudiced level. I don't see the difference between this and having a Negroe only door. But you know, they make more money than everyone else...
by HuntersWhitt 5 years ago
We've been having a really great discussion on tax rates today, and I've been noticing an underlying theme throughout the thread, so I'll just ask the "tough question" directly. This question has three parts:A) Should the wealthy have to pay a larger percentage in taxes in order to...
by Scott S Bateman 2 months ago
In my experience, they are more than they are not. Science backs it up. Your thoughts?https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/spe … 503c1fe516
by Texasbeta 6 years ago
I hate to just post a link and walk away, but I cannot imagine it being put more clearly.http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/ne … h-20111109
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