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Could you live on 1000, dollars a month?

Assassin~ Badass Buzz Guru 2012/04/24 15:29:47
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  • Kidasha 2012/04/25 02:35:15
    Yes
    Kidasha
    +6
    The first thing I learned when I came to America, how to get a full course meal from $2.50

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  • ruthannhausman 2012/06/19 07:55:23
    No
    ruthannhausman
    No, and I have proof because that's all I get without having any side work. I'm on social security. I need about $300-500 more each month to actually make it; that is, eat good food (not exotic or overly expensive, just healthy, good food), pay for co-pays on Rx's, and the occasional new pair of shoes or whatever when the old ones are worn out. And this is totally without any recreational activities, mind you. Will need a little bit more extra. I do get part-time transcript work occasionally and that's how I've managed to live thus far, but it's been touch and go all the way. Stress will kill me soon, so then I won't have to worry anymore. Hah!
  • John Galt jr or Ron/jon 2012/05/18 05:02:16
    Yes
    John Galt jr or Ron/jon
    that's about what I see
  • Met 2012/04/29 12:56:07
    No
    Met
    My fiancee spends that in 3 hours at the mall.
  • Jana~ una chica loca 2012/04/29 12:14:18
    Yes
    Jana~ una chica loca
    yes it's an above average pay for the country I live in
  • lil crazy 2012/04/28 18:54:22
    Yes
    lil crazy
    If it was just myself I was supporting I don't think it would be a problem at all. Since I am supporting my son through college it may be a bit hard to do but I don't think it would be impossible.
  • NYCbrit 2012/04/28 05:01:24
    No
    NYCbrit
    If I only paid mortgage & electric, then maybe.
  • Aahz_OneAndOnly 2012/04/28 00:29:34
    No
    Aahz_OneAndOnly
    +1
    I could if I didn't pay my mortgage, electric bills, fuel prices, car payment etc...
  • CREW grand 2012/04/26 17:12:26
    Yes
    CREW grand
    +1
    A lot of people don't earn even that much.

    Don
  • marianne CREW grand 2012/04/27 23:20:17
    marianne
    +1
    yes, i could live on that, but i could not afford my mortgage.... ;]
  • Katfish 2012/04/26 16:51:15
    Yes
    Katfish
    +1
    Just have to perform your own medical care, dental care and auto mechanics.
  • Kat 2012/04/26 15:55:24
    No
    Kat
    +1
    It would barely pay my mortgage and condo fee.
  • meltrab9194 2012/04/26 15:42:11
    No
    meltrab9194
    it IS possible but it'll be hard. after rent there's not much you can do after cant really get new clothes barely enough for food plus transportation whether its gas money or public transportation you wont be able to enjoy your money. that's why i chose no
  • meltrab... meltrab... 2012/04/26 15:44:26
    meltrab9194
    but if your younger maybe in your teens and younger when your still with your parents and you don't have to care much about bills and what not then. you will have a blast and think irresponsibly
  • sarah 2012/04/26 06:32:05 (edited)
    Yes
    sarah
    I have dreams about 1000 a month right now!! My husband daughter and I have had a windfall of
    unfortunate events since 2008 and we are just now getting to a 1000 a month does it seam like enough no still not enough but its possible thanks to government programs budgeting and family members! Before I had my daughter and married I lived off of 600 a month and I lived in a small colorado town priced a lot like aspen!
  • ToxicChili 2012/04/26 06:17:51
    Yes
    ToxicChili
    Easily, ive lived on less.
  • exsecrare 2012/04/26 06:09:36
    Yes
    exsecrare
    Although it would be far from easy, considering I'd have to support myself, my wife and my daughter.
  • Crime Time 2012/04/26 05:19:09
  • ««Gingey, the Master Debate... 2012/04/26 05:16:48
    Yes
    ««Gingey, the Master Debater of Þ|-|Дэ†»»
    +1
    That's what I live on right now! :(
  • ☂cinderella.dress.in.yellow☂ 2012/04/26 03:19:45
    No
    ☂cinderella.dress.in.yellow☂
    i cant pay for all my bill's and food
  • WannaBeRSC the Contrarian SOB 2012/04/26 02:14:13
    Yes
    WannaBeRSC the Contrarian SOB
    Pretty well, actually.
  • Relay 2012/04/26 01:59:49
    No
    Relay
    +1
    rent is $995...
    and i still need to eat!
  • mike7440 2012/04/26 01:46:57
    Yes
    mike7440
    it depends on where you live.
  • ShamshirMkII 2012/04/26 01:43:17
    Yes
    ShamshirMkII
    From where I live in, US $1000 is a fortune.
  • killernick~PWCM~JLA 2012/04/26 01:14:40
    No
    killernick~PWCM~JLA
    +1
    My lifestyle requires more ..... I could reduce if needed !!!!
  • Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of ... 2012/04/26 00:48:00
    Yes
    Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of PHAET
    For myself yes; for those with kids, no.
  • Bibliophilic 2012/04/26 00:42:08
    Yes
    Bibliophilic
    As long as I live without rent, mortgage or a car sure... I know people who manage to do it, they're all grad students (some of them receive no assistance from their families).
  • Matt 2012/04/26 00:41:22
    Yes
    Matt
    I could if I had no choice... I guess...
    Would I want to? No...
  • The Potato Princess 2012/04/26 00:27:55
    Yes
    The Potato Princess
    If I lived very frugally, then it's possible.
  • Morgan 2012/04/26 00:26:58
    Yes
    Morgan
    +1
    Since I don't have to pay for rent or anything...
  • lady blue 2012/04/26 00:25:11 (edited)
    Yes
    lady blue
    +1
    What's with SH today ? grrr... I voted NO !

    No, I could not. Not living anywhere near comfortably and definitely not in New York.
  • Matt lady blue 2012/04/26 00:42:52
    Matt
    +4
    Exactly, wouldn't really be easy living here with a thousand dollars either XD
    I'm a survivor so I would manage it, but it would be hard... XD
  • lady blue Matt 2012/04/26 00:47:14
    lady blue
    +1
    I know right Matt ? We are both from expensive states so it's tough.
    Factoring in overhead of course. Otherwise put $ 1,000 in my wallet without rent
    or mortgage and I could do a happy dance for a month ! LoL ..
  • Matt lady blue 2012/04/26 00:49:41
    Matt
    +3
    You're funny XD
  • lady blue Matt 2012/04/26 00:53:00
    lady blue
    +1
    Thank you Matt. A day without laughter is a day without sunshine :)
  • Matt lady blue 2012/04/26 09:10:02
    Matt
    +1
    Yeah you're right :)
  • lady blue Matt 2012/04/26 09:38:39
    lady blue
    +1
    Hi Matt, I know I am. Laughter is the best medicine :)
  • Matt lady blue 2012/04/26 17:13:11
    Matt
    +1
    Definitely XD
  • lady blue Matt 2012/04/27 00:02:32 (edited)
    lady blue
    +1
    Hey Matt, thanks for messaging me and all your sweet replies
    to me on the threads. I just got in a short while ago and I have some catching up to do. I will reply to you asap. Did you have your ration of laughter today ? LoL ..
    And yes, of course I want to be Miss SodaHead ...lol
    I'll get to that poll of yours soon too ! :))
  • Matt lady blue 2012/04/27 00:06:47
    Matt
    +1
    I have to go now... I don't know when I'll be back XD
    nah I didn't... you need to give me the dose of laughter when I get back :) But I left you busy XD I'll read your replies when I log back in, I'll be expecting them XD
  • lady blue Matt 2012/04/27 00:19:39 (edited)
    lady blue
    +1
    Ok Matt, do what you have to do and I'll see you when you
    get back. You didn't get your dose of laughter ? We are going to have to do something about that.

    Q: How do you get an Irishman on the roof ?

    A: Tell him the drinks are on the house !

    Did it make you laugh ? I hope so ! Talk later :))

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