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SAHM's Could You?

Support your self if your husband, left u, died??????

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:21 PM on Jul. 22, 2010 in Money & Work

Answers (13)
  • Yes, it'd be hard though.

    Answer by MomtoElliett at 1:22 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Yes Im in the army reserves and am on motherleave if you wanna call it at the postoffice one call and I could start tomorrow

    Answer by peanuts2804 at 1:23 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Yes...I would do what I needed to do to keep my family off the streets. If I had to move in with family members and sell my stuff, I would do it. But I would figure out a way to get it done. NO MATTER WHAT....

    Answer by MeekMeek at 1:23 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • If my husband died, we have life insurance. That would be plenty to sustain us until I found a job. I know he won't ever leave me :)

    Answer by jreneei at 1:23 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • With the job market right now I would likely have a hard time finding a job, but I do have a bachelors in engineering and we have a nice life insurance policy that would give me some time to find work.

    Answer by aeneva at 1:24 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Probably not! I have a degree in child development and minor in housing deveolpment. I only worked for about 2 years before becoming a SAHM and it's been about 5 years since I last had a job. I could get a job but my income would only be about 1/3 of what hubby makes. Maybe I would do better if the kids were older and in school and wouldn't need a babysitter all day and we had our house paid off!

    Answer by lil_angel00 at 1:25 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Yes.

    Answer by beckie66 at 1:33 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Short Term up to 6 months yes; long term no.

    Answer by SAHMinIL2 at 1:36 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Yes, I started a home based business with Juice Plus a year ago to set up a plan "B". My friends husband died a few years ago and even though they were well off she wasn't able to get by financially without him. After seeing what happened to her I set myself up with a residual income that will prevent that from happening to me. Juice Plus has also changed my life in other ways, I am healthier and I have made some fabulous friends.

    Answer by wellnessgirl at 2:08 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

  • Yes, I have 2 college degrees and most recently I managed a restaurant - they would still love to have me back!

    Answer by missanc at 2:22 PM on Jul. 22, 2010

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