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25 people reveal how they spend money while poor

25 people reveal how they spend money while poor

While some of us have the luxury to stay afloat even through a crisis of this scale, it is important to remember that this isn't the case for many others.

How much money do you spend in a month? Are every dollar and every penny accounted for? Or do you go on insane shopping sprees when the paycheck hits your bank account only to be left with barely enough to feed yourself the rest of the month? Or do you do the responsible thing and dutifully set some aside for a rainy day? Whatever your financial background, this pandemic and the subsequent economical downfall have made us all take a closer look at our finances and spending habits. While some of us have the luxury to stay afloat through this crisis, it is important to remember that this isn't the case for many others.



 

 

A glimpse into the lives of this section of the population definitely helps put things into perspective and this is what Reddit user u/foyra unearthed when they asked this question: What do insanely poor people buy, that ordinary people know nothing about?

Here's how 25 Redditors answered this question:

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Image Source: Reddit/SardonicNihilist

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Image Source: Reddit/permitbyrule

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Image Source: Reddit/notmaurypovich

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Image Source: Reddit/ToddTheOdd
Image Source: Reddit/ToddTheOdd

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Image Source: Reddit/pyromaster55

Image Source: Reddit/pyromaster55

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Image Source: Reddit/Honzo427

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Image Source: Reddit/justwantedtologin

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Image Source: Reddit/Meepshesaid

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Image Source: Reddit/eeyore102

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Image Source: Reddit/onehunglow58

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Image Source: Reddit
Image Source: Reddit

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Image Source: Reddit/WatchingJeremyKyle

Image Source: Reddit/WatchingJeremyKyle

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Image Source: Reddit/FFalldayerryday
Image Source: Reddit/FFalldayerryday

Image Source: Reddit/FFalldayerryday

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Image Source: Reddit

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Image Source: Reddit/Rathadin

Image Source: Reddit/Rathadin
Image Source: Reddit/Rathadin
Image Source: Reddit/Rathadin

Image Source: Reddit/Rathadin

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Image Source: Reddit/forgotusernamedamnit

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Image Source: Reddit

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Image Source: Reddit/squeakygreenmom
Image Source: Reddit/squeakygreenmom

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Image Source: Reddit/GuyInAChair

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Image Source: Reddit/wjbc

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Image Source: Reddit/IAlbatross

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Image Source: Reddit/ikkidigital

Image Source: Reddit/ikkidigital

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Image Source: Reddit/aCause4Concern
Image Source: Reddit/aCause4Concern

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