Originally Posted by Yar-El
I get around $89 an hour, and I work 50 hours a week. I agree. $50,000 a year is not very much. I make a pretty oky paycheck. I have a cousin that works for Ford, and he gets around $60,000 a year. He has two kids to take care of, and he is barely getting by.
For an average middle-class family(2 parents, 2 kids, few cars), it should be about double that needed. I was talking for just a single-person supporting only themselves.
Most people actually, with the exception of the very rich, are only 1 paycheck away from poverty.
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