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Is it possible for an adult and a 3 year old to live off $50 for all groceries and everything else besides bills and gas?

I don't pay taxes so I can't get food stamps. I am hoping the people I babysit for start paying my taxes soon. They are looking for the program. But for now $50 is all I'll have if I move out of my parents house and I need to move out.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:47 PM on Jan. 2, 2011 in Money & Work

Answers (18)
  • I dont think so, it would be almost impossible.
    L0vingMy3Girls

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 10:49 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • No!! Not even close to being enough!
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 10:49 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Honestly I dont think so. Maybe a $100 but that's pushing it
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 10:50 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • $50 a week or $50 for the whole month? If it was for the week and for just groceries then I would say yes, it is possible. If it is anything different than that, then I would have to say no.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 10:50 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • For what a week? My son was getting $50.00 a week grocery money in college and he could do it..but he wasn't eating a healthy diet and he had to pinch every penney twice. Cost of groceries where you live would have a big impact. If you still have to buy diapers..no way.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 10:50 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Am I missing something here? If you keep track of your earned income, you can pay taxes on it yourself.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:52 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • i agree if its $50 a week then yes but it would prob only go to groceries and nothing else .. but $50 a month I dont think so!
    mommy2be0611

    Answer by mommy2be0611 at 10:52 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • For the week.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:52 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Oh $50 for the week then of coarse. I pay about $50 a week for myself my 3 and 18 month old
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 10:53 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Oh ok for a week then yes you could do it, sorry i thought you meant a month
    L0vingMy3Girls

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 10:56 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

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