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Wealthy

Describing a person or entity with strong financial resources. There is no strict definition of how much one needs to have in order to be "wealthy," but, in general, it refers to one with more money or assets relative to others in a society. The wealthy drive economic growth. Some believe this ought to be encouraged, as it eventually makes the remainder of society wealthier; others, however, believe growth is strongest when the needs of multiple classes are balanced. A few others believe wealthy persons ought to have most of their resources confiscated and redistributed, but this is a minority opinion.
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When wealthier people - those with incomes higher than $90,000 - were greeted by the message that framed charitable giving as an opportunity for individual achievement, they were significantly more likely to click 'Donate Today' than when they encountered the message that stressed common goals.
However, upon approval, even wealthier black and Latino applicants received less-advantageous loan terms than did their white counterpads.
Although wealthier shoppers tend to be more optimistic than other shoppers when it comes to their personal financial situation, Viamari points out that 73 percent of them believe their position will stay the same or deteriorate in the coming year instead of improving.
Having more money seemed to serve as a buffer, even when wealthier people had high levels of stress.
Matthew Waterfield added, "The reduction in the number of respondents holding cash is probably because we are now surveying wealthier investors, who tend to adopt a more sophisticated approach to their investments.
And coupled with the generous tax refund David Cameron treated them to in the budget, they will be even wealthier next year.
4% of wealthier drivers were "significantly more likely to drive through the crosswalk without yielding to the waiting pedestrian.
Summary: TORONTO - Wealthier smartphone users are less likely to play games or tweet and will opt for news, travel or finance apps, according to a new study.
But there has also been a large social divide noted within developing nations, with wealthier, better-educated people becoming heavier while the poor stay thin, sometimes dangerously so.
In a pattern that's playing out in San Antonio and other major metro areas in Texas, residents in low-income neighborhoods aren't taking advantage of the state's concealed-carry law as often as residents living in wealthier, more conservative areas.
CHILD pedestrians from the most deprived areas remain four times more likely to be killed or injured on the roads than those from wealthier districts, a report from MPs said.
Nat bosses claimed Scotland could join those countries and become much wealthier if it became independent.