Spamdex - Spam Archive

Report spam

Send in your spam and get the offenders listed

Forward the spam you receive to questions@spamdex.co.uk

Also in google.com

Free Money Finance

Free Money Finance


No Matter How Much You Make, You Can Spend It All

Posted: 01 Mar 2017 02:05 AM PST

I love Denzel Washington! He's probably in my top five leading actors of all time along with Leonardo Dicaprio, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Tom Hanks, Hugh Jackman, and Chris Pratt. Ok, I know that's more than five. And I've probably left some out. :)

Anyway, I was thrilled to watch this interview Denzel did with 60 Minutes at the end of last year. But the end of it gave me pause. Here's the exchange between Denzel and interviewer Bill Whitaker:

Bill Whitaker: So what’s next? I mean, are you enjoying this, directing?

Denzel Washington: I won’t be directing anytime soon.

Bill Whitaker: You will not be?

Denzel Washington: No. No.

Bill Whitaker: Going back to the acting?

Denzel Washington: What’s your first name?

Bill Whitaker: Bill.

Denzel Washington: Right. Put a “s” on it.

Bill Whitaker: Gotta pay a couple of ‘em.

Denzel Washington: That’s-- that’s correct.

Bill Whitaker: Acting pays the bills, so—

Denzel Washington: Acting pays the bills. Do what you gotta do, so that you can do what you want to do. I’ve just done what I wanted to do. Now I gotta get back to what I gotta do.

Let me tell you why this exchange gave me pause: my guess is that Denzel Washington has made a lot of money in his lifetime. That seems reasonable, right? So why does he need to do anything to "pay the bills"? Shouldn't he have more than enough to last several lifetimes?

So I did a bit of Googling and found several sites reporting on Denzel's wealth. This one says his net worth is $140 million. Another one says $190 million. This one says he makes $20 million per movie and has been in 54 movies.

So let's agree that Denzel has many, many millions of dollars. Probably at least $100 million, maybe much more. So again, why does he have to do anything to "pay the bills"?

It's probably because he's spending like crazy! Yes, you can spend it all even if you make a fortune! I've posted on this time and time again -- here's a list of rich people who lost it all, here's a piece on star athletes who lost over $1 billion, and here are stars who have lost fortunes. Why? Because they all couldn't control their spending.

And it's not just the fabulously wealthy. My post titled News Flash: $225k Not Enough to Live On links to a host of people who can't make it work on $100k, $250k, or even $1 million a year. Boo-hoo for them!!!!

On the other hand, I also list people who can become wealthy on $60k a year or even $40k. The difference? These people SPEND LESS THAN THEY EARN. It's that simple.

Now I hope Denzel isn't in the over-spenders group since I like and admire him so much. But his comments lead me to believe he may be. And if that's the case, I'm really sorry.

What's your take on the issue?


---------------------------

All titles, content, publisher names, trademarks, artwork, and associated imagery are trademarks and/or copyright material of their respective owners. All rights reserved. The Spam Archive website contains material for general information purposes only. It has been written for the purpose of providing information and historical reference containing in the main instances of business or commercial spam.

Lets beat spam together
Many of the messages in Spamdex's archive contain forged headers in one form or another. The fact that an email claims to have come from one email address or another does not mean it actually originated at that address!
Please use spamdex responsibly.


Yes You! Get INVOLVED - Send in your spam and report offenders

Create a rule in outlook or simply forward the junk email you receive to questions@spamdex.co.uk | See contributors

Google + Spam | 2010- 2017 Spamdex - The Spam Archive for the internet. unsolicited electric messages (spam) archived for posterity. Link to us and help promote Spamdex as a means of forcing Spammers to re-think the amount of spam they send us.

The Spam Archive - Chronicling spam emails into readable web records index for all time

Please contact us with any comments or questions at questions@spamdex.co.uk. Spam Archive is a non-profit library of thousands of spam email messages sent to a single email address. A number of far-sighted people have been saving all their spam and have put it online. This is a valuable resource for anyone writing Bayesian filters. The Spam Archive is building a digital library of Internet spam. Your use of the Archive is subject to the Archive's Terms of Use. All emails viewed are copyright of the respected companies or corporations. Special thanks: We would like to thank Benedict who is a SEO Consultant who has freely given up his time to advise us on how best to maximise on our organic search traffic strategy and also for his wonderful creative vision on how to spread the word about Spamdex and how we try to combat spam across the globe. Click here for more information.

Our inspiration is the "Internet Archive" USA. "Libraries exist to preserve society's cultural artefacts and to provide access to them. If libraries are to continue to foster education and scholarship in this era of digital technology, it's essential for them to extend those functions into the digital world." This is our library of unsolicited emails from around the world. See https://archive.org. Spamdex is in no way associated though. Supporters and members of http://spam.abuse.net Helping rid the internet of spam, one email at a time. Working with Inernet Aware to improve user knowlegde on keeping safe online. | Link to us | Terms | Privacy | Cookies | Complaints | Copyright | Spam emails / ICO | Spam images | Sitemap

Important: Users take note, this is Spamdex - The Spam Archive for the internet. Some of the pages indexed could contain offensive language or contain fraudulent offers. If an offer looks too good to be true it probably is! Please tread, carefully, all of the links should be fine. Clicking I agree means you agree to our terms and conditions. We cannot be held responsible etc etc.

The Spam Archive - Chronicling spam emails into readable web records

The Glass House | London | SW19 8AE |
Spamdex is a digital archive of unsolicited electronic mail 4.8 out of 5 based on reviews
Spamdex - The Spam Archive Located in London, SW19 8AE. Phone: 080000 0514541.