Just a little something interesting to think about heading into the weekend: How much do your neighbors really make? To go even further, what do they really do?
It seems as I get older each year, my interest and curiosity rises when it comes to money. How can I get tons of it? How can I get a lot of money, while doing something I enjoy? How can I get it doing the least amount of work?
Although all the above questions can’t always be fulfilled together, it is a code that most everybody is trying to crack.
How much do your neighbors really make?
In most neighborhoods, the majority of the homes, condos, or whatever range somewhere in the same price field. Does that make it safe to say that all citizens of that neighborhood make the same amount of money?
Everybody has different spending and saving habits: some save too much and others save too little. If you live an area with expensive house, then you probably expect your neighbors to be making somewhere around the same money as you.
But what about those, just scraping to get by? How about those, that have more money than you could ever dream?
For all you know, the family down the street, with 4 nice cars, a pool, and great landscaping, might be living beyond their means, while your other neighbor next door has no pool, 2 average cars, and bland landscaping, yet they might be the richest household on the block.
Unless you are really close with those specific neighbors, you really never know how much one makes or how great their current financial status really is.
What do your neighbors really do?
In this age of technology and ability to constantly communicate with somebody regardless of where you are, the opportunities for everybody is endless. No longer are you required to be a doctor, lawyer, or some certified individual to make money. Many are even fortunate to make enough money working from home.
Whenever I happened to be driving through my neighborhood area during the day, I always notice many out in their yards. On the other hand, I also notice those that have to start heading to work at 5 am and don’t come back till 7 at night.
With so many different possibilities, who knows what somebody really does for a living. If you are not happy with your situation, ask around and maybe you will be surprised with how many other options you really have.
So do you really know whats up with your neighbors’ financial situation?
If someone knows of a site that shows some of this data per neighborhood, than let me know!