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Would you think a family is POOR OR STRUGGLING IF THEY ONLY HAD ONE CAR

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:44 PM on Apr. 25, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • No. I would think they were struggling if they didn't have a car at all.
    GomezMami2908

    Answer by GomezMami2908 at 11:44 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • No. More than one car is not absolutely necessary. It may or may not be by choice.
    EverydayMomma

    Answer by EverydayMomma at 11:45 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • If one car works for you then great. My family only has one car right now cuz our family car was Repoed last week. So in MY case yes. But I have cousins who are doing quiet well and only have one car.
    Ambear72

    Answer by Ambear72 at 11:45 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Not necessarily..I know plenty of people with only one car...trust me. We were at a point where I was trying to figure out how we could do it, b/c I was so sick of payments. We have them paid off finally. But i don't think it's a big deal..in some cases, it's very responsible. Much more responsible than owning a car you can't afford. :) that's just stupid.
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 11:45 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • We only have one car...I don't think we are poor or struggling lol....I think gas is insane and if we DID have more then one car we wouldnt be able to afford to do FUN stuff
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 11:45 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Neither
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 11:46 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I couldn't stand only having one car! But, I wouldn't think someone was poor for only having one car, unless that car was an old broken down car.
    kaylan010

    Answer by kaylan010 at 11:47 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Not really. Maybe they are just trying to help the environment in that way by choosing only to have one car...its hard to have a family without one at least. But, even if they were struggling...pretty much everyone is right now in our country, especially where I live. Its really normal for families to only share one vehicle. I never actually thought about it or questioned it before this question :)
    Tarrar

    Answer by Tarrar at 11:48 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • No. But we only have one car and we are struggling
    Lobelia

    Answer by Lobelia at 11:51 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Neither,but given the fact that the gas prices r really high,I would say if they have 2 cars but only using one,they r trying to save on gas.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 11:51 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

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