what does "living beyond your means" mean?

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  • 2 months ago

    It either means you are hooked on a drug called "poverty consciousness" 

    - (because you will always be poor if your expenditures exceed your income) 

    - or you are "delusional"  

    - (because, like it or not, you will always be poor if your expenditures exceed your income.)

  • 2 months ago

    It means you takey takey more than you makey makey. 

  • 2 months ago

    credit

    credit

    credit

    oh yes 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    It means spending more money than you take in -- i.e. charging things you can't pay for.

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  • 2 months ago

    spending more than what you can afford...on credit.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Outgoings exceed your incomings.

    In other words spend more then you earn.  Either living in debt on a credit card, or borrowing money (maybe against a asset) to spend. 

  • ?
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    as it says , you cant afford it now , fork out the cash , then you live beyond your means , everything on credit .

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    spending more money than your income

  • 2 months ago

    It means stretching out too thin in away that will Quickly Burst your Bubble.

  • 2 months ago

    "Living beyond your means" is when you cannot afford 'the good life', but assume you deserve to anyway, and start attaining things that will get you that life even though you have no way of paying for it at your present time. 

    Example:

    You want to look like a player, so you max out your credit cards buying bling for yourself, with absolutely no way to pay the bills on your salary. You eventually end up bankrupt, losing all the things you got for yourself, and getting a really fcked up credit score that will haunt you for the rest of your financial life.

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