There are many people who improves their lives using tactics they learned from surviving on a low income.
Most people are not born rich and some are born in dire poverty. for many of them not exposed to the extremity of dire poverty, they are still faced with a life of daily economic struggle relevant to their area of the world. Just because one lives in a developed country that does not mean that their life is easy and they are not facing food and shelter struggles. One attribute gained from the continuous planning for life’s basic needs, is the ability to strategically execute a plan and though all do not succeed at this, some people actually do learn the skills of “making a way” and utilizes it to build better lives and even empires.