Say for example, two persons are looking at a yacht, admiring it , just like what happened to me. The person who chooses to remain poor would say: I cant afford to buy a yacht. The person who chooses to find ways to create wealth would say: What can I do to own a yacht? The thinking process of the poor on how to make money is automatically shut down. The thinking process of the rich works to determine ways for them to make money, so that they can afford to buy whatever they desire.
The poor and middle class buy their personal things like clothing and household furnishing ready made. The rich buy them made-to-order. Items that are made-to-order are usually more expensive because they are unique or one-of-a-kind, giving the rich more options, choices, and advantages.
The poor would advice their children to study hard so that the children can find a good company to work for when schooling is finished. The rich would advice their children to study hard so that their children can build a good company or find a good company to buy.
The excuse of the poor why they are poor is because they are supporting their families, so expenses are high. The rich are motivated to be wealthy because they are supporting their families, striving to earn more.
A lot of people cringe when it comes to taking risk about money especially the poor. The rich will find ways to control and manage this risk.
On the issue of reaching retirement age, the poor depend on a company or the government taking care of their needs or pension. The rich prefer financial self-reliance.
The poor can afford to save a few dollars. The rich can afford to make investments to increase their wealth.
The poor would compose impressive resumes to find good jobs. The rich would come up with dynamic business plans to create jobs for others.