Leonardo Poplawski
Leonardo Poplawski voted up Don Barzini's answer

The rich get that way by using money as a tool to grow more capital, to put it to work for future gain. Reinvestment and prudent use of assets, talents or events to longterm advantage.

The rich manage money, the poor don't, or can't. 

Long story short, don't spend money you don't have on material possessions … Read more