We hear it all the time: "I'm so broke." Maybe it assuages buyer's guilt or maybe it's a lackluster acknowledgement that you don't have money for frivolous things. Whatever it is, it's often not a grateful or true reflection of reality.
Have you ever caught yourself using these words, just to realize your perspective was a little misaligned? Check out this funny caricature of some dolefully clueless, "broke" friends as they try to navigate daily life on their parents' "emergency" credit cards.