Originally Posted by Web Rider
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.
Affordable education alone will not solve this problem.
I can't put myself in the Big Three's shoes. How can you keep a straight face and ask for bail out money when others are not getting paycheck adjustments for survival? It stinks.