Rich vs. wealthy – is there really a difference between the two, or is it just a matter of semantics? The short answer is, it tends to be more than that. There is an actual difference in the way “rich people” see wealth versus wealthy people. People often confuse being rich as having wealth. Here’s a look at the definition of rich versus wealthy and what each entails. As for the rest of us, read on for a little inspiration on what to aspire to and how a “wealthy vs. rich” mindset could actually help with it comes to longterm investments and planning.