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Injectable April 18th, 2016 2:58pm

You have a job. After all expenses (housing, utilities, transportation, food, insurance, and taxes), you have $37.50/week to utilize. Is this a living wage for a single person?

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catpillow Florida West Coast
04/18/16 8:09 pm

Just barely. There is always something that comes up to take those last few dollars.

ConservativeCA Joe Biden is barely alive
04/18/16 7:57 pm

If I had a job that paid that little I would find a new career.

cpaswr just say the letters
04/18/16 1:42 pm

I voted no based upon your list of expenses provided. But, if this truly means all expenses (other than those listed), then it could be.

FancyNapalm Psychosis Circle
04/18/16 12:17 pm

$37.50 is not enough to cover clothing, extracurricular activities, like going to the movies or out on the town with friends, getting your hair cut, buying clothes because you can't walk around naked, taking care of your car / paying it off or paying the lease off, saving up for a vacation with friends, buying other needed things like furniture, sheets, towels, kitchen & bath necessities etc... I can think of a ton more but I'll stop here. It's definitely not enough.

meb1 somewhere in MN
04/18/16 10:14 am

It all depends on one's expenses. If you're living in a hovel with no car, little food, etc, there's no room to make it better. If you have a great place, car, food, etc, and money left, it's plenty.

Injectable Mojave Mo Problems
04/18/16 9:11 am

Could you elaborate? What's missing for you?

Think Lovin Life
04/18/16 9:14 am

Inject ... the left by definition can never be satisfied.

XYLOPHONE Antarctica
04/18/16 8:55 am

If you are able to pay for the necessities, of course it is. Not happy with that? Apply yourself and get a better job! It's not impossible.

leilu SoCal
04/18/16 8:27 am

Expenses are paid and there is money left over, then yes. It should give the person drive to do better, work up in the company, go to school, or whatever.

Injectable Mojave Mo Problems
04/18/16 8:20 am

I say yes. Interested to hear the no's. It would be difficult, but you're not homeless or hungry.

MrChris80 California
04/18/16 8:20 am

Sure. Sounds like you've got the essentials covered and have enough money left to start slowly building savings. Or ya know, go see a movie or go drink at the bar one night, whatever you like.