That’s why it’s always a good idea to be self sustainable, you don’t need to be rich to do that, it’s also a good idea to be armedI think that is a common misconception. A global collapse will affect anyone under a certain age, even people that are not considered "young" today. Basically, when the manure hits the fan, everyone is to his own. You will have rights to whatever you can cling onto, while defending yourself with the other hand. That includes the rich, and it will probably be an "easier" task for someone who has been used to live on the street from whatever they could find in the garbage.