It's all about freedom
Having a choice makes all the difference. You do what you choose to do, when you choose to do it and with whom you choose. When you buy a hot-dog on a street it's because you like it better, not because you can't afford the restaurant next door.
Having a choice when you take holiday and whether you attend your daughter's performance
Freedom of location
Being able to work from home... or from the other side of the world
Knowing that bills and mortgages are not your worries anymore