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Could your family survive on $2,500 a month?

Posted by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:26 AM
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A friend of mine just called me venting about this..and so I'm just trying to understand where she's coming from lol. So, my question is..could your family survive on $2,500 a month (enough to live comfortably)?


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Cavalrybaby02
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:26 AM

Yes.  Easily.   In fact, that's pretty much what we're living off of now, the rest goes into different kinds of savings.

Our bills total about $1500 including groceries and gas and other necessities, so that leaves us about $1,000 per month for fun things like the zoo or eating out.

I think most people could if they don't have any or very little debt (like a car payment).

alexhuntercody
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:27 AM

yes. We were doing that before DH got activated!

Dzyre1115
by Desiree` on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:27 AM

Absolutely as long as we didn't have to eat, go to the doctor or drive the car.

ArmyWifey4907
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:27 AM

Yes, and we do it every month.  We make sure all bills are paid and groceries are bought before we spend anything else.


                                   

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cypris420
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:27 AM

Our family of five lives off of that much.  Relatively comfortably. 

luv_my_xiya
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:27 AM

 yep...our bills right now are about $2700 a month...so we could easily cut that down

Richys_Girl
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:27 AM

Yes! I think we only bring home about 1600 a month.

anetrnlov
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:28 AM

Mine is "surviving" on less than that right now.

Villanelle83
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:28 AM

I think we could make it work very well...

Honeybun09
by on Mar. 15, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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That's what we're doing now. We used to live off $1600/month and we were okay. We're just fine at $2500 with some extras. :) I'm able to tithe more, use my money to donate things to others, etc.


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