Do you know how much your parents made (or make)? Or how they really spend their money? I don’t.
What about your friends? Even the close ones?
I can think of just one person whose salary I know (my signifiant other), and even then, I don’t know the details of how much he’s saving or spending in various categories or what his big picture looks like.
We tell our kids not to worry about what other people are doing, so why should we be concerned with what other people make, have or spend?
For MANY of reasons, but here are two.