Young And Wealthy But Normal - YAWN

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DEFINITION of 'Young And Wealthy But Normal - YAWN'

A class of self-made millionaires that live relatively modest lives. Instead of spending wealth on gaining luxurious items and living expensive lifestyles, these individuals prefer to make contributions to charitable causes and spend time with their families.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Young And Wealthy But Normal - YAWN'

The concept of social responsibility may have contributed to the emergence of this new class of wealthy individuals. All in all, these individuals can be a great benefit for society because they redistribute a vast amount of wealth for social good. However, it may be difficult to become a YAWN because it can be very tempting for wealthy young people to be drawn to more extravagant lifestyles.

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