72% of Millionaires Don't Think They'...

72% of Millionaires Don't Think They're Rich

There are 75 comments on the WCHO-FM Washington Court House story from Jul 29, 2013, titled 72% of Millionaires Don't Think They're Rich. In it, WCHO-FM Washington Court House reports that:

While your first reaction may be to scoff - especially since the median household income is $51,500 - the study points to a real shift in what it means to be rich, and it isn't just wads of cash.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at WCHO-FM Washington Court House.

Growth Rate

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#25 Jul 30, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>The economy has been doing steadily well...hardly a poor economy....
I would hardly call 1%(or less) for the last three years GOOD....

5 or 6% is GOOD. 1% is CRAPPY!

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#26 Jul 30, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>The economy has been doing steadily well...hardly a poor economy....
They economy is not doing well. Growth is tepid at best, and very few sectors have come close to reaching their prerecessionary levels.

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#27 Jul 30, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>The economy has been doing steadily well...hardly a poor economy....
It may be doing better, but there are still a lot of people who don't feel confident in the economy. And perhaps those are the ones who were sampled in this survey.....
Lets get ready to rumble

Hoffman Estates, IL

#28 Jul 30, 2013
I'm not going to feel sorry for any millionaires... struggling to get by... when those people think the minimum wage should be eliminated.

However, this bassackward <cough> *argument* is interesting because even the dumbest teabagger would have to think: "Golly gee- if it's tough for millionaires, it might also be tough for walmart slaves!"

Well, maybe they might think that...
Bartenders Local 389

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#29 Jul 30, 2013
Lets get ready to rumble wrote:
I'm not going to feel sorry for any millionaires... struggling to get by... when those people think the minimum wage should be eliminated.
However, this bassackward <cough> *argument* is interesting because even the dumbest teabagger would have to think: "Golly gee- if it's tough for millionaires, it might also be tough for walmart slaves!"
Well, maybe they might think that...
What are you worried about it for anyhow? You haven't earned a paycheck in a good 15 years now, ever since you hurt you back picking up that heavy (empty) shot glass. Poor Ferret.....

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#30 Jul 30, 2013
Growth Rate wrote:
<quoted text>I would hardly call 1%(or less) for the last three years GOOD....
5 or 6% is GOOD. 1% is CRAPPY!
Tell that to the other foxbots, NOT ME.....I would never pretend, things aren't better.....

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#31 Jul 30, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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They economy is not doing well. Growth is tepid at best, and very few sectors have come close to reaching their prerecessionary levels.
Check out Home Construction and New Auto and Truck Sales?....Let me know?....

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#32 Jul 30, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
<quoted text>It may be doing better, but there are still a lot of people who don't feel confident in the economy. And perhaps those are the ones who were sampled in this survey.....
You might need a larger circle of friends...From 30 days ago...CONSUMER CONFIDENCE HIGH, SURVEY REPORTS....AP(6-29-13)....A measure of U.S. consumer confidence stayed near a six year high in June as higher home prices boosted household wealth. This survey shows Americans remain upbeat about the economy, despite wild gyrations in the stock market......The University of Michigan said Friday that its final reading of consumer sentiment in June was 84.1 That's an improvement from a preliminary reading of 82.7 issued on June 14.....And it is just slightly below May's final reading of 84.5, which was the highest since July 2007.....Rising household wealth was the main reason consumers remained optimistic.......
fits the profile

Hoffman Estates, IL

#33 Jul 30, 2013
It's tragicomedy that millionaires would receive any sympathy at all, especially in an economy with a market that favors the already wealthy. If you can't make it on a million dollars, maybe it's because you're not trying! These people need to pull themselves up by the Gucci bootstraps and do better!!
Making fun of you

Hoffman Estates, IL

#34 Jul 30, 2013
This is also an economy where, disabled sailors at the low end of the economic and social spectrum's can't even afford to maintain FREE profiles on chat rooms!

And speaking of people who post all day on Topix, what about lawyers who, if they were to become millionaires, would STILL not feel safe but, would continue to post on Topix telling people that poor people shouldn't be paid a minimum wage because they're only holding themselves back and stealing from the millionaires who- I might add- are not REALLY that safe and need more tax breaks!!!!!

Your witness, counselor...
Even More Tragic

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#35 Jul 30, 2013
fits the profile wrote:
It's tragicomedy that millionaires would receive any sympathy at all, especially in an economy with a market that favors the already wealthy. If you can't make it on a million dollars, maybe it's because you're not trying! These people need to pull themselves up by the Gucci bootstraps and do better!!
Is that race baiting, class warfare scumbags such as yourself are not in jail for being the thieves/criminals that you are.

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#36 Jul 30, 2013
fits the profile wrote:
It's tragicomedy that millionaires would receive any sympathy at all, especially in an economy with a market that favors the already wealthy. If you can't make it on a million dollars, maybe it's because you're not trying! These people need to pull themselves up by the Gucci bootstraps and do better!!
It isn't about can't make it,....IT'S ABOUT DON'T REALIZE IT.....
Problem is

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#37 Jul 30, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Tell that to the other foxbots, NOT ME.....I would never pretend, things aren't better.....
You're pretending that things ARE better. They're not. Even the GAO (Government Accountability Office) disputes just about every "number" that comes out of the current regime. Better start listening to someone other than the sword swallowers at MSNBC. That is, unless you like being broke....
Tea in China

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#39 Jul 30, 2013
GenOmazing wrote:
<quoted text>Can't, Rush and Hanerdy are being pulled on at least 40 stations....
ooooooooooooooooohhh burn
And???? The IGs in Obama's own administration say the numbers don't add up. Obamanomics is a failure and a blatant, flat out LIE. If you don't believe me, go try to sell your phony business to some poor sucker in the current economic environment. The ONLY reason real estate is "up" (about 3%) is because Obama's influencing the banks again to lend money to those who can't pay it back. Soon: Round 7 or 8 of bail out Fannie & Freddie, sponsored by the tax payer.......
Duh FILTHY RICH

Nitro, WV

#40 Jul 30, 2013
"A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of MANY wicked."----Psalms 37; 16
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'Hmnnnnn.....
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dh.. 8)

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#41 Jul 30, 2013
Tea in China wrote:
<quoted text>And???? The IGs in Obama's own administration say the numbers don't add up. Obamanomics is a failure and a blatant, flat out LIE. If you don't believe me, go try to sell your phony business to some poor sucker in the current economic environment. The ONLY reason real estate is "up" (about 3%) is because Obama's influencing the banks again to lend money to those who can't pay it back. Soon: Round 7 or 8 of bail out Fannie & Freddie, sponsored by the tax payer.......
You are absolutely embarrassing.....NO ECONOMIC SENSE, WHATSOEVER......It's no mystery that the GOP is floundering, rudderless.....
Sorry

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#42 Jul 30, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>You are absolutely embarrassing.....NO ECONOMIC SENSE, WHATSOEVER......It's no mystery that the GOP is floundering, rudderless.....
I'm not the GOP, but I refuse to vote for tax & spend liberals. Any idiot that thinks you can spend your way out of debt doesn't deserve to be in charge of anything.
Making fun of you

Hoffman Estates, IL

#43 Jul 30, 2013
OMG! That fairfux guy is from the 80's!

He's going to want Gorbachev to tear down that wall!
Obviously

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#44 Jul 30, 2013
Making fun of you wrote:
OMG! That fairfux guy is from the 80's!
He's going to want Gorbachev to tear down that wall!
^^^ An idiot that thinks you can spend your way out of debt. My condolences to all those that are in your "social circle", if any.

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#45 Jul 30, 2013
Lets get ready to rumble wrote:
I'm not going to feel sorry for any millionaires... struggling to get by... when those people think the minimum wage should be eliminated.
However, this bassackward <cough> *argument* is interesting because even the dumbest teabagger would have to think: "Golly gee- if it's tough for millionaires, it might also be tough for walmart slaves!"
Well, maybe they might think that...
No one said you should feel sorry for them.

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