At some point in our lives, we’ve all felt the frustration of finally making it to payday, only to watch that money vanish almost instantly. Between rent, utilities, cellphone, gas, insurance and food, it’s a wonder we ever put away any savings.
Being broke definitely isn’t fun, but it can feel a little better to take a moment and laugh about it. At least you know you’re not alone. Here are 20 hilarious tweets that perfectly capture what it’s like to be tight on cash.
“money is fake!!!” I scream as I careen myself into another overdraft fee
— Brandy Jensen (@BrandyLJensen) March 28, 2018
Good news, according to my bank account I’m just a cool $1,000,021.87 away from being a millionaire
— Tal (@TMWanish) August 27, 2018
with an extra $1.50 every week I could have enough money to eat a whole dollar and two quarters
— Ziwe (@ziwe) February 3, 2018
“I can’t attend one more wedding or funeral… I’m going broke celebrating my friend’s happiness and my family’s misery.”
— Overheardla (@realoverheardla) May 24, 2018
a guy next to me on the subway just opened his bank app, saw he had $27 in his checking account, shook his head all pissed off, then immediately went to spotify and turned on the mood booster playlist
— Bob Vulfov (@bobvulfov) April 2, 2018
ME AT 21: I wish I had enough money to change the world.
ME AT 31: I wish I had enough money to change my Brita filter.
— Nathan Usher (@thenatewolf) December 26, 2017
[Walking around park with kid]Daughter: Daddy, why is grass green?
Me: Because God wants to remind me every place I go I have no money
— Tim (@Playing_Dad) September 18, 2017
When you’re low on money, getting stoned and looking at pictures of helicopters counts as seeing a movie
— Dan Sheehan (@ItsDanSheehan) March 26, 2018
[restaurant]DATE: Tell me something naughty about you
ME [loudly chewing lobster] I haven’t brought any money
— Jon (@ArfMeasures) September 7, 2017
i’m not broke, i just don’t have money for anything besides booze, HUUUGE DIFFERENCE
— Marissa A. Ross (@MarissaARoss) July 24, 2013
*sees money in my bank account*
oh crap i must have forgotten a bill
— KruseKontrol (@RCKruseKontrol) August 20, 2018
A lot has changed since high school. For instance, somehow I have even less money.
— Spence (@SpenceDen) July 20, 2018
Cashier: do you want to buy a bottle of water for $1? The money goes to charity
Me [pretty thirsty]: I already had some water a few days ago
— David Hughes (@david8hughes) May 12, 2017
When Homer Simpson said “I got 3 kids and no money, why can’t I have no kids and 3 money?” I felt that
— Skip Sayless (@TuckNYC) August 26, 2018
so glad i worked all summer, now i have $18 in my bank account instead of $8
— college student (@collegeprobIem) August 24, 2018
Millenial culture is having no money, constantly being worrying about money, then treating yourself to something because you’ve been worrying so much and now you’re worrying about money again
— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) August 24, 2018