September 9, 2012

Could Americans Live On $10 Per Day?

Did you know that 80% of the world lives on less than $10 per day? And even more shocking, almost half of the world lives on less than $2.50 per […]

Did you know that 80% of the world lives on less than $10 per day? And even more shocking, almost half of the world lives on less than $2.50 per day. But the average middle-class American spends $59 each day. Our culture has been referred to as "a culture of excess" – but does that make us a greedy nation? Listen to The Dani Johnson Show as Dani discusses the real meaning of greed, and the impact it has on a nation.

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  1. Terrie September 9, 2012

    80% of the world lives on $10 a day or less but the value of their money is very different then ours. Do they pay $4 for a loaf of bread or a gallon of milk?

    • Lorna September 10, 2012

      Terrie, are you ok?

  2. Michelle Hollinshead September 9, 2012

    About to to tune in from Los Angeles CA

  3. Terrie September 9, 2012

    Dani needs to compare us to countries similar to ours — Japan, China, Europe are all hard workers with an economy that supports technology — cell phones, etc. Are they stressed out, etc. Yep.

  4. Christina September 9, 2012

    Thank you Dani for explaining what financial independence is. My husband and I are very close to being debt free. However, hearing that having $100,000 in the bank and not having that “I want this” attitude broadened my thinking and understanding! Thank you so much.

  5. brenda September 10, 2012

    i have always been open to different concepts of the human psyche,personally,socially and politically.growing up in the south of these united states of america as a young african american,deciphering the inner workings of the human being that would have an affect on my life has often been a given.taking what is good and right and true to best of my ability acccording to what i believe is my GOD inspired right.even when i didn’t need the press or anyone else to tell that a person n authority,didn’t have my best interest,i respected there position,took what was good for me ,used that to continue to build on my own convictions.i’m just saying,that i have never seen any president labeled guilty before he could be proven innocent that he does not want what is best for america.there is a history of many evil and inhumane things done n this country by people n authority and there has never been much wind pushing a witch hunt to their front door. i have evolved as an american and as a human being,aware that knowledge is a powerful tool n judgement of character and successful decisons.i don’t know everything about u,dani, but i believe that what u r doing for others,just like myself and reaching out to help others b successful as u have is a principle that comes far above politics,but from the creator of us all,love,respect,and appreciate what u are doing to help others.

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