So, when a Reddit user asked, "What are some examples of 'it’s cheaper to be rich than poor?'" people were ready to share their favorite case of "money can't buy happiness but it does by the one thing I need right now." More money, less problems? Let the debate begin.
When you are constantly struggling to stay on top of bills, it is inevitable that you will pay something late or miss a payment. That leads to extra charges and late fees. Having a hard time finding a job and cannot afford to pay for the parking garage downtown? Prepare yourself for the parking tickets you will receive while trying to go to interviews. It is kind of like "a death by a thousand tiny cuts." - imk
Not only is a mortgage often less than rent, but at the end of your mortgage, you are left with a house that you own...You can sell it, often for more than you paid, or continue living in it for free (apart from taxes/utilities). Someone stuck renting their whole life comes out the other end with nothing. - Hartagon