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On a flight, overhearing a conversation from the seat in front of me and I’ve never been more thankful I have no credit card debt and a great job that allows me to afford what I want.

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Amen

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The personal things people share on airplanes is amazing

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D1, yikes. I try to avoid those deep convos... how uncomfortable! Totally awkward. And the free booze on flights and in lounges make people spill the beans. Beans they should keep to themselves!!!!

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K1- are you serious? Do you know how long it would take average Americans to pay off a $2,000 credit card balance. It’s very easy for people making minimum wage to rack up huge cc bills when they don’t have the cash to pay something they need right then

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A1 - indeed. I attract those who want to overshare. Last one was a mid-40s woman who told me her life story in excruciating detail, to the point where she was sobbing. Flight attendant stops and asks if everything is okay...awkward

CC debt? Psssh. I have an Amex balance of like $2,000 and that’s it. BFD. How do people get so sideways on that stuff?

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