That was fascinating reading. It is important to read the article AND the comments. I regard myself as middle class and have read the WSJ since 1978, when my Economics professor required it. Those people commenting regard themselves as middle class, and they sound like me. I look at the people that the media and democrats call middle class, and I don’t see myself.
My own spending habits revolve around expenditures that lower my cost of living, ensure I can provide for my family (preps), and the acquisition of new assets that pay me or improved assets that will pay me better. It is important to work for assets and not just a paycheck. They put you in a position to offer services for money when you want to do it. It is about freedom. – RV