Warren Buffett isn’t the only rich person that lives frugally
Warren Buffett is worth more than $70 billion, but he often doesn’t act like it — and neither do many other affluent Americans.
Sure, there are plenty of loaded Americans driving BMWs, but many drive far more modest cars. Data released in August 2016 by car site Edmunds.com found that the most popular car among those with incomes above $250,000 a year was the Ford F-Series, followed by the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Jeep Wranger; the Lexus RX and BMW X5 were only the No. 4 and No. 5 on the list. “There will always be an interest in and market for high-end exotic vehicles,” says Edmunds.com executive director of industry analysis Jessica Caldwell. “But, overall, most of the wealthiest Americans look for their vehicles to perform the same kind of functional tasks that everyone else does.”
Millionaire actress Kristen Bell says she’s an avid couponer. Her favorite: the Bed Bath and Beyond Coupon. And she’s not the only rich person to do so. People making over $100,000 were actually more likely than those making less to use coupons, a survey of more than 8,000 shoppers released in 2010 by deal site Deals.com found.