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I am depressed about my finances.

Do you ever look around and just think, "Oh, shit?"

by Anonymousreply 1610/20/2013

How old are you, what do you do for a living, rent or own, and how did you get into this pickle?

by Anonymousreply 110/19/2013

33. Home owner. Drained savings to buy home, but it's in a good area. Stable. 100k in retirement, 40k in liquid. Reading about the future and feel screwed. I don't come from money.

by Anonymousreply 210/19/2013

Not sure why you are so depressed, you are miles ahead of most. Is it because you drained your savings? If you are like most people, you probably spend a lot of money on crap you really don't need. If so, try to cut back on that some, and either build up your savings again so you aren't so depressed, or save towards some type of reward for yourself.

by Anonymousreply 410/19/2013

no

by Anonymousreply 510/19/2013

OP, you're young and have a lot of time. If you can save like 30K a year you should be ok...

by Anonymousreply 610/19/2013

Unemployed, 14k in consumer debt, I own the car, insurance is due soon.

by Anonymousreply 710/19/2013

You're 33 with a home and 140k in bank - you have like 35 years left...huh

by Anonymousreply 810/19/2013

Diagnosis Murder, Murder She Wrote, or Matlock. Pick your poison. I just looked it up and I can't believe Diagnosis Murder was on for eight years.

by Anonymousreply 910/19/2013

OP, you're not worried about money, in fact, you are better off than most.

What you are afraid of is the shame of poverty. The shame of struggle.

If you would just let go of your feelings of shame that has carried over from some earlier trauma than you'll be A-Okay.

by Anonymousreply 1010/19/2013

You are miles ahead of all those families living underneath the interstate bridge as you drive to work every day, OP. Stop crying. There is nothing for you to cry about you fucking wimp.

by Anonymousreply 1110/20/2013

OMG please slit your wrists, you useless old POOR.

I'm 23 and make $4,500,000/mo, have six billion in my checking account, own 4 homes and a 12 inch cock.

by Anonymousreply 1210/20/2013

I had a few years back. Scary times OP,look for financial advisor NOW!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 1310/20/2013

I earn all right but god dammit is it hard to save up! Since I was a teenager, I've always kept a job so I'm used to having a bit and spending the rest on stupid shit.

by Anonymousreply 1410/20/2013

Is this what they call the humble brag? Take it to Facebook, toots!

by Anonymousreply 1510/20/2013
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