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Tumblr User's Livable Wage Comment Gets Disproved

Nothing melts our icy hearts like a fact checker getting fact checked themselves. When it comes to online squabbles, people have a tendency to approach the situations like bulls in a china shop, and often throw out all kinds of BS, cause they feel that overwhelming desire to be the most right person in the room. And sometimes that BS is misleading information they haven't even bothered to verify before trying to pass it off as the ultimate truth. 

A Tumblr user's comments about what makes up a livable wage gets disproven | There's no state where full-time minimum wage worker can afford one-bedroom apartment at fair market rent s unacceptable. constitutioncutie Minimum wage 7.25 $7.25 x 40 hour full time work week 290 $290 x 4 weeks per month 1,160 every Southern state didn't have time look at rest country can find some sort studio apartment around $500
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Concierge For Super Rich People Dishes Out Juiciest Stories

A self-proclaimed concierge for the rich and "super rich" took to Reddit to share some of his juiciest stories from his time spent working the job. Whether it's witnessing the super rich get away with all kinds of ridiculous depravity, or enjoying the benefits of insanely large tips....you definitely end up seeing some things. 

Concierge for the super rich people shares his juiciest stories working with clients on Reddit | posted by gambigirl are common physical attributes affluent people building along lines 1000 shoes ResidentialConcierge High Quality perfume. They all fucking smell good.
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An Economist's Twitter Thread On People's Investment Strategies

Economist, Daryl Fairweather, shared a viral Twitter thread regarding her observations about people's motivations behind different investment strategies. At the core of it all, it would seem to get down to people just wanting to be the best off in a worst-case scenario world. 

An economist shares her insights from people on their motivations behind different investment strategies | tweet by FairweatherPhD One weird perks about being an economist is acquaintances often want tell their investment strategies, and then conversation weirdly turns into deep dive into acquaintance's psyche
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Middle-Aged People That Got Their Big Breaks

Twitter users that are "middle-aged" are breaking out their most inspirational stories, when it comes to enjoying big breaks. Some people are just born late bloomers. You never know what kind of wild successes might yet wait for you around the corner. 

A collection of inspiring success stories from various middle-aged people | tweet by dandelionmama am mother four released my first full-length book at 45, and started law school this year-at 47-with four teenagers house. Some us are late bloomers, but wow figure out
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Guy Hides Inheritance Money From Girlfriend

This guy asked the people of Reddit whether or not he was in the wrong for hiding his inheritance money from his girlfriend and her family. The tough part about this particular predicament is that they had a kid together. A fair number of people are suggesting that the guy should try to be transparent when it comes to those finances. 

Guy decides to hide his inheritance from his girlfriend and her family | AITA hiding 135k just inherited my girlfriend and her family? Context: My girlfriend(22) and 23) just had our first child few months ago pregnancy wildly unplanned as am graduate school and neither us were ever interested children
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Twitter Users Share The Weirdest Things They've Done For Money

Twitter users are sharing the strangest things they'v ever done for money. Sometimes desperate times call for desperate measures. If you're really in a tight bind with the finances, things can get real wild. 

A collection of Twitter users share the weirdest things they've ever done for money.
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Twitter Roasts Survey Saying 1 in 6 Millennials Have $100K In Savings

Twitter's in a bit of an uproar over a resurfaced survey from Bank of America that says 1 in 6 millennials have $100K in savings. Many folks reacted with doubt, surprise, and general dismissal. Instead, they suggest that these fortunate millennials must come from old money, and that it's more likely most millennials have under $1K in their savings. 

Twitter users react to a survey that says 1 in 6 millennials have $100K in savings.
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Twitter Users Share What They'd Do If They Found A Million Bucks

Twitter users are sharing all the wild things they'd do if they suddenly discovered a million dollars. Some people would run off with it before anyone could find them, while others would work to exercise a lot more caution. Might not want to mess with someone who misplaced a million dollars. 

Twitter users share what they'd do if they found a million bucks.
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Guy On Twitter Challenges Stereotype About Tech Billionaires' Empires Starting In Garages

This guy's trying to challenge the stereotype about all these brilliant tech masterminds starting their global operations from within the confines of a stuffy garage. Instead, he asserts that some of these billionaires enjoyed the benefits of other factors like generational wealth, family investments, nepotism, etc. 

Twitter user calls out billionaires and their garage stories for not being accurate about how they started out.
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Tweet Says Family Of Four Struggles On $350K A Year

A tweet from the folks at @MarketWatch is drumming up quite a bit of backlash, after suggesting that a family of four with $350K a year is struggling. Twitter users are pointing out all the "ridiculous" expenditures that are still being included, for a family that is apparently struggling. 

Tweet saying that a family of four struggles on $350K a year gets roasted on Twitter.
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The Most People Got Out Of A Dollar

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share stories of the most they've ever gotten out of a dollar. We've got people getting lucky off dollar scratchers, and others finding rare vintage clothing in secondhand stores that you'd never think could end up getting you $700. 

People share stories on AskReddit about the most they've ever gotten out of a dollar.
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People That Couldn't Believe They Got Paid For Their "Work"

Someone on AskReddit asked people about the times they caught themselves in the middle of a day's work, and genuinely couldn't believe that they got paid to do what they did, for "work." Some jobs are more surreal and enjoyable than others. Some jobs literally make you forget that you're working. These examples might make you all kinds of envious. 

AskReddit users share some, "I can't believe I'm getting paid for this" moments.
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Loopholes That Sneaky People Are Currently Exploiting

Someone on AskReddit asked people to share the loopholes that they're currently exploiting. From using the vending machine to make change, to adopting a stubborn philosophy centered on the ideal that you're (potentially) getting paid to be "present" but not productive; people can get away with some sneaky shit. It's all about finding the loophole that works for you. 

Various loopholes that people are currently exploiting.
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