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could you pay all of your bills off of minimum wage??? edit

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so ladies could you?? what is minimum wage in your state and could all of your bills be paid off of it. In florida minimum wage in florida is now $7.79, it went up 12 cents last week.

 

 

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For those of you who say No, please explain. Could you do if you gave up some stuff.

Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:40 PM
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jupiter5
by on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM
no, but when u make less u spend less...i guess thats how people do it.
Not_A_Native
by Ruby Member on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM

It's 9.04 here in WA.  And not even close.  We're paying college tuition for one kid, an old student loan for my bil, our mortgage is $1250 a month, car payment (only one not paid for) $460 a month, gas/electric runs about $300 a month (much less in summer).  Gas for cars runs about $250 a month, car insurance $400 a month (5 vehicles).  Then there is water, sewage, garbage, property taxes, so no, we couldn't.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 9 on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Those of you who say you cant, can you explain? 

ANYONE can live on it. you may not like it, but please explain why you cant. 

AllofFive19
by Ruby Member on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM

No...

spastic_poodle
by Gold Member on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM
just bills? yes. bills AND childcare? no.

it's like $7.50 here. Nebraska.
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waffa
by on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM

$8.00 here in California think, not sure as I am salaried and haven't worked min wage since I was 16 in 1986.

and, no couldn't pay my bills on that even at 40 hrs/week.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 10 on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM

No way.  I'd barely be able to make my mortgage payment let alone pay any utilities or car payments.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 11 on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM
If I didn't have debt, probably.
NikiOcasio
by Silver Member on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM

psh... NO

Anonymous
by Anonymous 12 on Jan. 5, 2013 at 10:48 PM
Yes, if we both work 40 hours. 7.50 is min wage here
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