Recently a good friend pointed out to me that there is no Biblical proof that Judas was rich or grew up wealthy. He is right, I don't recall where I got such information. Perhaps it is part of the poisonous weed of tradition that paragraph I wrote came out of. In any case I wish to correct that statement and I will also cross it out of my post.
In every case, as we study the word of God - it behooves us to limit ourselves to what scripture teaches and not attempt to reach beyond it with our human philosophy. God is perfect - WE are not.