No. of Recommendations: 7
Poor people have to drive crappy cars because they can't afford a new/good car. The crappy car breaks down all the time and they have to throw hundred of dollars--which they don't have--into repairs.

My own experience with relatives, friends, and especially the many co-workers I've seen who are not poor, but just above that level who live paycheck to paycheck, is the flip side of this: instead of saving regular amounts from their paycheck, they purchase brand new cars, the latest i-gadget, eat out more than make their meals, and an almost endless stream of silly-but-make-me-happy purchases.

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