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Nonrich Folks, What Do The Wealthy Not Understand About Being Poor?

We want to know.

It's no secret that most rich people are usually out of touch with the realities of poverty.

So, nonrich folks, what do you wish the wealthy understood about being poor?

Maybe you wish they understood that it actually costs more to be poor. Maybe you're frustrated that you're constantly charged overdraft fees and monthly service fees for having a low balance while rich people's money just grows.

Person holding open an empty wallet

Perhaps the wealthy don't get how stressful it is to worry about money all the time. Perhaps you can't sleep at night because you're worried about how you're going to pay your rent.

Person unable to sleep

Or maybe you wish that rich people understood you can work hard and still need government assistance. It has nothing to do with being lazy, and everything to do with how little you're paid.

Mother frustrated with bills and holding her child

Whatever it is, we want to know. Tell us what you wish rich people understood about being poor, and your response could be included in a future BuzzFeed Community post.