What is more important to you, that people know who you are, or that people know what you have?
People say things like: Call me whatever you want, but don't call me broke. Does that sit well with you? Can you put the way that people see you aside as long as you have the financial means to shop and buy things and pay your bills?
When people ahve hurt your feelings in the past, has it had anything to do with finances?
Are people who have money diss-proof?
Why do people who have money seem to want to portray a certain image?
If you were filthy rich, but grossly obese, would you be comfortable with that?
Can you live with a modest income and still be genuinely, internally happy?