Why you are a wage slave, explained in this Book Club Show. Continuing with Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki. We finish chapter 2. This Show is focused on the mistakes most people make with money. These mistakes make you a wage slave. A wage slave is someone who must work for money. They are not financially free. They cannot survive without a job. They are not the masters of their own lives. Robert Kiyosaki shows some of the specific bad decisions that most people make with money. He shows us why the rich get richer but everyone else is stuck in the rat race.