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How does a guy make it on minimum wage in America?

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McDonald's can't cover that. Anyone here been through this?
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>>81675296
Multiple jobs with 50-80 hours of work.
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>>81675572
this
t. minimum wage cuck
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>>81675572
So two part time jobs can do it? How do employer's feel if you refuse full time because you get more hours on the other job anyway?
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>>81675296

i looked at the nose first. /pol/, what have i become?
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>>81675572
This, a lot of Americans with low income all work multiple jobs
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>>81675296

You have to be retarded to work for min wage. My job starts illegals at 11 ab hour. If you can breathe, you get that.
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>>81675296
You do what all of us do in the US these days; work at least 2 jobs.

I've been employed full-time at one university and been an adjunct instructor at a community college since Januay '99.
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>>81675296
I go through this daily between rent and my car there is never enough money to cover the bills. I even have an AS degree and eight years military.
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>>81675296
You don't and you shouldn't. The exception is small towns you can live off it in them.
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>>81676210
I'm literally an American citizen. But I think since you mentioned illegals we already know who your work force is and who you look at to hire.
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>>81675952
You wouldn't refuse full time in most cases because full time gives you more benefits. It is people that can't get a decent full time that have problems.
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>>81675296
Get a roommate. Work more than 40 hours a week. I used to average 60 hours a week at $9.75/hr in the summers between college. Once you get used to it its not so bad and if you show basic competence you will eventually move up to management. People making minimum wage past the age of 20 are just incompetent idiots. Even the mexicans digging ditches at construction sites make at least $10/hr.
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>>81675296
You dont, if you are on minimum wage you are, by definition, not "making it"
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>>81675296
Be better than a nigger
Oh wait. Just saw your flag. Nvm
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>>81675296
Honestly, if you want to not work minimum wage and don't want to go to College just learn a fucking trade. You will never be rich but you will live a solid middle class life. And that is a blessing.

All you need to do is take the initiative and learn something.
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You don't. Minimum wage jobs are for high school shitters who need job experience, but aren't old enough for a real job. By the time you need to pay rent, utilities, and food, you should hopefully be able to get something far better. If you can't, then kill yourself.

I can walk into any factory in the area, and walk out 5 minutes later with a job that pays 3x minimum wage. The only requirement? You have to pass a test that's literally a "Are you a retard?" test, and the fact that I could pass that test should be proof enough that any random shitter out there should be able to.
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I have less than minimum wage. I live on social security. I live with my mom.

I am trying to change it though. When you take it at face value it seems like the whole system is rigged against you. I have been looking into van dwelling though. So that's my plan, to live in a fucking van. I'll have solar panels on the roof so I can have electricity and a gym membership so I can shower. Homeless with benefits.

I want to work though. I want to save up money to eventually build a house of my own. I want to own one, no fucking mortgage or anything. I have the financials of everything worked out in my head. Over the next few months I'll use my NEETbux to buy a van and fit it with everything I need. I'll sell all my expensive shit I own so I can do this.
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>>81675296
You need more roomates. Like 6 roommates.

Also a second or third job >>81675572
because you can't get more than 29 hours a week unless you're salary.

Thank you globalism.
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>>81676541
oh ok.

>>81676569
I'm looking in the south florida area, look at this rent. I think this is average nation wide. I never shared an apt or home before, but they really want me to pay 600+ for just a room and a place to shit, right?
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>>81676450

My point is that illegals and niggers straight out of prison get hired here daily making much more than min wage since people are fucking soft and lazy. I'm making almost 17 and I dropped out in 9th grade.
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>>81675296
Simple they live with their parents, or they get together with one or three of their friends, and become roomates, and share the rent on some living quarters, perferably some budget lodgings type arrangement.

Get a couple roomates together and you can live so cheap you almost don't need a job.
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>>81676210
This. If you earn less than $10 an hour, just kill yaself.
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>>81675296
Reported for clamdiggery
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>>81676281
You shouldn't have left.

Use that GI bill for E-5 stipend and get a trade.
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>>81675296
By marrying someone rich in the military and take their house.
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>>81676873
This. Also people should realize you shouldn't buy a house and try to raise kids on a single person's minimum wage job. It's easy to live on minimum wage if you rent an apartment with 1-2 friends
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>>81675980
A faggot
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People that can't move past minimum wage are either too young or have something seriously wrong with them. No excuses.
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>>81675296

People forget that shit in America is cheap as fuck, relatively. You can live frugally in most cities on minimum wage. In rural areas minimum is enough for a light entertainment budget
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>>81675296
Two full time jobs on minimum wage and roommates.
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>>81677242
I refused to serve under Obama and watch him fuck up what I helped make happen for a decade. Using my GI bill atm to get my ba but there's no real work where I live and I cant move.
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>>81675296
roomies
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Why not just join the chair force or something at that point?
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>>81675980
A sensible person who doesn't want to become a Platonic starfish again. It's complicated
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>>81677125
What jobs bro ??

Believe me I need to fuckin know
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You don't.
You have to live in a flop house and compete with immigrants saturating the labor pool and suppressing the value of your labor. The upper class including the lower middle class are happy to keep you there. We have gone from Grade 8 being the entry level of the labor market to a 4 year degree with a shit load of debt on a treadmill for life.

That's why you work under the table, tell the state to go fuck itself, and steal anything not bolted down to get ahead. Fuck society.
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>>81675296
minimum wAGE is for first job / students still living at home... Hold almost any job for 6 months get a raise and keep getting raises until you make the same 60k a year everyone makes... only losers/ idiots stay minimum
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>>81675296
I want what's in OP's pic. I really really really want it.
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>>81677721
>25
>farm/ranching skills
>bachelor's degree in basket weaving

air force? i think people would call me a faggot for not going army infantry at 18 but I'll consider it.
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>>81675296
In Utah here if you make nothing your rent is like $25 then you got food stamps and programs for utilities too
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>>81675296
The theory is pretty simple, either 1) make more money or 2) reduce your expenses.

Do this by either getting a better job (maybe armed services) or work more hours (get another job). You can also reduce expenses by getting a roommate (or two) and making a strict budget and sticking to it.

Save/borrow money to attend a trade school or cheap college.
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>>81677022
>6 roommates

what the fuck are you even talking about

unless you live in Seattle, NYC, or San Francisco you are completely full of shit.
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>>81678040
Combat roles are for retards who want to die young for absolutely no reason
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>>81678040
Allow me to be the first, Faggot
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>work ~25 hours a week minimum wage (10.5 CND)
>3 roommates
>split staple groceries power and wifi; heat turned off in the winter unless someone's in the room
>airbnb in the summer covers utilities for a few months
>make our own beer and cider
>food, alcohol, heat, everything covered for <350 a month

Communal living really does work.
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>>81675296
Porn isn't permitted on /pol/ you know
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>>81677242
>seriously advocating for voluntarily serving for and possibly dying for Israel
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Don't worry about wages.
Worry about your race when jobs are based on color. Soon whites wont have jobs.
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Where are these baes at?
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>>81676725
the fella said he's an american
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>>81677085
Nope.

This is from one of the fastest growing cities in California btw.

Its a shithole, but its cheap as hell. Houses here get huge for much cheaper than what you'll pay for some cardboard box in bigger cities. Also theres tons of work, but the oil slump hit us hard
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>>81675296
>low rent apartment
>don't use too much water/electricity (short showers, don't let the faucet run, natural lighting, low wattage/low setting stuff)
>cheap but good food (spaghetti for two meals is less than $2, cheaper than that if you don't buy stuff to make it taste better)
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>>81678255
I'd have no problem except for one issue.
No place to jerk off and shit in privacy. Doubly so in the port cities where rent is going to fuck your asshole inside out.

Flop housing should not be encouraged by suppressing the labor pool and flooding the country with foreign capital (that they refuse to even generate revenue off of). It's stupid in Canada, it's shit in Singapore, and it isn't ideal to push the NZIRP bubble bullshit we have going on.
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>>81675572
this. in other words, a toyota assembly robot is a better american than most americans.
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>>81676873
Hey grandpa, it doesn't work like that anymore.
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>>81675296
Minimum wage= minimum skill
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>>81675296
Minimum wage is for high school kids' first jobs. It's literally the only reason employers hire young people.
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>>81675296
You can't, really. It doesn't matter though, those jobs are for students or people who are unfit for pretty much any other kind of labor. Hell, being a bottom of the barrel manual laborer pays ten or twelve bucks an hour starting out, and there are opportunities to learn a trade. You have to have some serious problems to stay at 7.25 an hour.
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a roommate
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>>81675296
Live in a small college town. Apartments cost 400 including all utilities per month, can party hard on weekends, fuck all the college hoes you want.
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>>81675296
>How does a guy make it on minimum wage in America?
You use it by having multiple job experience, thus helping you find a better job. Quit trying to live off minimum wage. You are what's making your country lazier and less sophisticated.
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>>81675296
You have to suck it up and live with a bunch of other faggots to share rent. If you're poor you should not be living by yourself.
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>>81677085
You should move somewhere cheaper.
My college apartment in Morgantown, WV had:
>1300 sq ft
>Full-sized kitchen, appliances included, granite counter top
>Washer/dryer included
>Full sized bath
>50 Mb/s free internet
>Balcony
>Utilities included
>On-site gym
>On-site pool
>Free shuttle from the apartment complex around downtown/campus
All for $550/month.
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>>81675296
I worked minimum wage, $7.25 hour 37 hours a week, in 2014.
I made enough to pay every month:
$500 in student loans
$400 rent
$50 electric
$30 food
$0 cell phone (google voice is free and wifi is fucking everywhere)
I had enough money left over to buy a $300 round trip ticket home for Christmas.
The people bitching about "not making it" on minimum wage are morons who can't handle money at all and/or have horrible vices like smoking that cost them $5+ per day.
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>>81677897
>Tfw got job at a bread factory starting at $17/hour

Just got the call that I got the job today. Last job was bussing in a sushi place under the table for minimum wage (7.55).

Crazy part is that the bread factory only hires people with college educations, or veteran status.

Really shows where a degree sits these days.
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>>81677125
what job you do?
bait??
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>>81678788
I'm in my mid 20's. I don't know where you live, but where I live, we have a shitload of manufacturing (that can't be automated), and not enough people willing to work it. It even caused a wage war, where the local factories started competing with each other with wages and benefits, to try and get more people in. Of course, the other millennials are too good to work factory jobs, so they'd rather sit around all day, protesting stupid shit, and complaining about how they can't find a job.
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>>81676873
>I can walk into any factory in the area, and walk out 5 minutes later with a job that pays 3x minimum wage.
3x minimum wage is what, like $22/hr? Get fucking real. Most factory jobs around here pay like $14/hr if that and there's like three thousand people applying for every fifteen openings. I doubt you even have a job.
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>>81677770

Try manufacturing jobs. Most people there are lazy or retarded. You can move up to a comfy wage pretty quick if you want it.
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>>81676279
Please tell me you are secretly redpilling your white students.
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You work multiple jobs. You learn to make a months meals on $100 of food. You cram as many people into as small as a space as possible. You become really good at making and following a budget

Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps when you're poor is a meme. When you're poor being poor everything makes you more poor. You basically need to put your nose to the grindstone and MAYBE your kids might have a better life.
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>>81678956
You fucking lying cuck ignorant faggot ass piece of shit.

Minimum wage was invented for being the MINIMUM wage someone could be paid but STILL LIVE OFF OF.

There's a problem when minimum wage cannot even net you a studio apartment.

Fuck off and die in a hole, then go to hell, and die there too.
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>>81679284
How did you live off $30 of food for a month?
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>>81675572
>mfw all the fast food jobs are slowly being replaced by robots and 3 million jobs will be lost in America
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>>81678630
that's not bad at all. i was thinking in getting into real estate as an entrepreneurial job, but i think i'm just kidding myself.

thanks for the replies everyone, im reading all of it.
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>>81675296
I live very comfortably on $12-14,000 per year.

I don't have to support anyone else on that, though.
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>>81679284
30 dollars for food in a month.......
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>>81678442
And you fell for it Ahmed
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>>81678699
Uh we have rooms...it's an apartment.
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>>81677770
A friend of mine once subbed a job out to me because he was too busy and I made a grand for two days work. The job was fixing a chain link fence at a cell tower that had fallen down. Fucking digging holes, planting new posts, checking that it was true and level, mixing sacrete, mounting stringer and caps, stretching the fabric. Fucking done.

The work is out there if you aren't a giant retard pussy and willing to work with your hands.
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>>81675296
I honestly don't understand how the mother fuck anyone works a minimum wage "career".

Say you lived a shitty as fuck life, ready to have your mind blown?

You have no parents, no friends, no government assistance. You have a balance of $800, and no job. How on earth will you ever make it in the USA? Woe is me woe is me woe is me.

Well stop fucking crying about it you god damned pussy. This isn't Africa, Iraq, or India. It's so motherfucking easy to make it here, you just have to be willing to put in a little fucking bit of work.

Here goes: Find a roommate or maybe even 2. This is the shittiest part but you have no choice. You can easily get away with paying only like $250 a month in rent if you find roommates.

Now, the important step: GO TO TRADE SCHOOL YOU MOTHERFUCKING STUPID IMBECILE. Jesus Christ it's so fucking inexpensive you can even afford it on minimum wage. Programs usually run between $1600-4000 for a 1 year program. I know this because I am both an LPN and a HVACR air conditioning technician. I make $21 an hour at age 26. It isn't very good, I'm aware of this before all of you self made millionaire faggots come in here raining on my parade, but I did it myself.

I worked 45 hours a week as a fucking fry cook, took a part time trade class, which I had to pay off in increments of $400. I even power washed the fucking restraunt for some extra cash when I told my boss I was having trouble with my money.

I also still had enough extra cash each month to buy a video game each month, or to spend a day with friends. Was it an ideal paradise world? No it fucking sucked. But Jesus Christ it's possible.

The only way someone stays at minimum wage forever is because they don't care to try. They can't go a night without their cigarettes and liquor, so they have no concept of saving money to better themselves.

Fucking degenerates.
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>>81679435
see >>81679411
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>>81675296
Work 50-60 hours a week, budget your money carefully. In 2011 I was making $1600 a month and living off about $700 a month, living on my own in a one bedroom apartment with a paid for vehicle. My rent was $375 a month.
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>>81679625
Working fast food and eating at work, I'm certain.
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>>81679380
It's worse in Canada as the labor mobility is fucking atrocious.
We have 3 major hubs, only 2 of which are viable unless you speak french.

Both of those two have massive CPI due to foreign capital influx from China, they are buying the entire country. In my city rental vacancy rates are under 0.5% and a tiny one bedroom bachelor will now run you 90% of your take home. Food and other bills are also retardly expensive and we have income/sales taxes.

Every idiot has a student loan in some garbage, no one can afford to fuck nevermind bread and circuses anymore. I hope the kikes pushing that realize they can't fly out the country with suitcases full of money like they did in the French revolution, we know where they are at all times now.

>>81679712
You walk past your roommates with lube on your cock to your shared bathing facilities?
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>>81679732
>The work is out there if you aren't a giant retard pussy and willing to work with your hands.
You just fucking said your friend subcontracted it out to you. Your friend.
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>>81678903
Minimum wage use to = minimum amount of money you need to live. It became what you stated thanks to fucking retards like you. More and more adults are working on minimum wage and because of faggots like you families are starving.

Oh what's that? They shouldn't have taken that job? Guess what, that was the only thing they could find.

Oh what's that? Just fucking move? how and with what money they don't have because they were just barely getting by with their previous job that paid better that was outsourced?

Oh what's that? They should've saved? You have a point, but that money was used to cover a medical bill you fuck.

Sick fucks like you are what's wrong with this nation, the minimum wage needs to raise with the cost of living. It hasn't raised in forever. Before you say it will substantially cause things to cost more, well guess what? everything is already going up except minimum fucking wage.

You know what I hope happens to sick fucks like you? I hope you have to live on minimum wage working 2 - 3 jobs at a time for the rest of your life with maybe 3 hrs of sleep and you just barely make ends meet because your baby mama isn't leaving or doing anything and will take your money anyway if you leave her or kick her out. Because that would be pure justice.
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>>81675296
More than one job. People are conditioned well.
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>>81675296
I've never made minimum wage in my life. Even at my first job. It's not that hard to find ones that pay better.

Just don't work at some shitty fast food place like a fucking nigger.
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>>81679645
How? After I pay utilities, rent, insurance, food and gas I'm broke.
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>>81675296
you can get 3$ bags of rice that will feed you for a week. it tastes like shit, but's it's cheap, and if you really care, it's not hard to add flavors to it

the further you get from a city, the cheaper rent gets, and it's not like you need to live near a city for a minimum wage job. and even then, you can get a mid-size apartment near-ish to a city and split rent/utilities with 3 other dudes and each take a room

minimum wage is shit to live on, but then again, it isn't made to live on
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>>81675296
Here is an idea. Put some effort into your life and maybe you wouldn't be a fuck up working at mcdonalds
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>>81675296
Your employer isn't your parent. Grow the fuck up.
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I live in a camper on my mothers property. No joke. Old ass 30 year old hunting camper. I barely get by. Trying to score a nice 12-15 an hour job at pepsi.
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>>81675296
Typically you aren't supposed to pay rent and bills on minimum wage. Those jobs use yo be for teenagers and college students.
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>>81675296
I have two roommates, pay $500 a month rent. I work 40 hours a week at $8.10, just cents above minimum wage.

Just about $320 dollars a week, minus tax, minus $50 for food, so I'm left with around $230-$250 a week. After two weeks, I got rent paid. I have a shit phone that's $15 a month too. As long as you don't mind living like a poor person, it's not bad.

I'm a student, so I'm not planning on living this way my entire life, but I probably could.
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>>81679625
Rations. Knowing how to cook. Meal plan.
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>>81677125
Felons get a tax deduction, a lot of places love to pay felons decent cash because uncle sam subsidizes it to hell and back. Really bad in the food business. Basically covers about 8-9 dollars an hour of the felons pay.
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I make 17 an hour to sit in my a/c cube and fix old peoples cable boxes.
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You get tips
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I love in LA's south bay. I worked retail days and security nights. Able to pay rent for a single bedroom all bills and feed myself plus internet (very important to me). I've since doubled my hourly income so I can afford to work only one job. It's possible but the real danger is you can't invest or save any significant amount of money.
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I make six figures and I'm sick to death of it and would be very happy to retire to a cabin in the woods if there was a decent net connection.
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>>81680058
I live in the city in a 1 room apartment. Utilities included. No car. No insurance.

Rent is $500, food maybe $250.

I actually earn 6x that amount, but I'm not much of a consumer. Some day I might blow the balance on a beach house.
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>>81679969
I did work a minimum wage job, it was 6.25/hr at Mcdonalds when i was fucking 14. Legal working age. At 14 and 3 months old, I was already smarter then fucks like you. I also have a great family who have done nothing but encourage me with nothing but love. I guess i'm just privileged.
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room mates, learn how to do the poverty shuffle, eat slop, enjoy it while you can.

eventually you have to nut up and actually live up to your potential. take some risks and put yourself out there. I did drugs and lived in trap houses through my 20s, worked wage slave jobs, and went to community college. if you aren't at least doing something productive or creative with the freedom of accepting poverty you are doing it wrong
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>>81675296
why do women have two teats? I mean, wouldn't just one big one in the middle be enough? Is it so that two babies can suckle at the same time, one on each, in the event of twins? I doubt this. Seems inefficient. Can we get an evolutionary biologist in here to explain it. This has really bothered me.
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>>81679767
Unless you were born into a family that lived below the poverty line, your post isn't applicable to most people in poverty.
You think a single mother has time to go to trade school while juggling 3 part time jobs? Save money? Hell do you think she has time to even look for jobs that you can't apply for on the spot.
>inb4 hurrrr poor whores shouldn't have kids
Hindsight is 20/20. Often people in poverty have poor access to condoms and sex education. In fact, the majority of people born into poverty never leave, and their kids are put in the same cycle. I bet you really thought you were saying something clever huh
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>>81681319
One to suck, one to grope.
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>>81679436
In my area they pay at most a dollar over minimum wage unless you have some sort of degree or mechanical training. Than its 2-3 dollars an hour over minimum.
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>>81681059
where can you rent an apartment, no matter how small, for $500 a month. . .
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>>81681070
You are right, you are just privileged. Thank you for realizing that and don't add your two cents into discussion where you have no experience.
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>>81681319
I'm sure it's an optimized number for the average offspring suckling at any given point. Bigger litters = more teats. Plus bilateral symmetry probably means one would actually require more genetic reprogramming rather than less.
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>>81681447
no, seriously. why 2 teats. why not 3 or 1.
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>>81679919
Yeah he subbed it out to me because he knew I wouldn't fuck it up. I have a real job and this was just for beer money.

See, I was the one doing the favor for my friend. Not the other way around. He didn't have anyone else on his staff that could do it properly without supervision so he phoned a friend rather than take a hit to his reputation by rejecting the job or sending out one of his mongoloids to fuck it up proper.

People that can work independently, problem solve, and get shit done are rare as fuck and they make way more than minimum fucking wage.
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>>81681645
I'll never tell.
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>>81675296
Government benefits. Food stamps give you $200/month for food. Section 8 housing, or living at home or with roommates, will cut your housing costs down. Certain food choices are good for your finances too. Cook with chicken, rice, beans, potatoes, onions, eggs, pasta, and other cheap things. Thrift stores are also a fantastic way to save money. Clothes, appliances, furniture, electronics, etc. can all be found there. With $1200/month, your biggest problems are rent and bills, but at least these things will help ease the costs and make it easier to pay those.
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>>81675296
I make $29/hour and its difficult affording more than the basics and a few inexpensive perks.
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>>81681700
how so? there one dick, one head, one central column.
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is this worth $675 ??

i'll sleep on the floor i dont give a fuck, but damn, is this normal? kendall area...

im picking south florida because that's where i used to live. im afraid of going to another town ... being a bitch i know :(
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>>81681663
Bitch you need all the money you can get. Take my two cents an run along child.
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>>81681414
Why are you fucking talking about a single mother?

> Hurr durr you thought you were saying something clever

I was explaining my life to you you ignorant fuckwit. This isn't hypothetical. This is something I did. I put myself through trade school while working as a fry cook with no outside help, and now make $21 an hour and live in relative comfort.

I could literally give two shits about some single mother.

> Hindsight is 20/20 for a single mother heart derrr

I literally don't care. I don't care if a single mother lives in poverty and I literally don't care whatsoever about her life. I really don't. Why the fuck would you even bring this dumb shit up?

I was telling my story to guys out there who might think it's impossible to make something of themselves with very little going for them, to prove it isn't impossible.
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>>81675296
>How does a guy make it on minimum wage in America?
Minimum wage should not be a living wage because minimum wage jobs should not be careers.

>McDonald's can't cover that.
That's why you either advance to a manager at McDonald's or work there until you find a better job to move to.

You should not be able retire after working as a burger flipper for 50 years.
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>>81676210
Bingo, I made min wage when I was still in highschool, after that, not a single job I ever got or interviewed for, offered minimum wage.
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>>81680816
same bro
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>>81682135
Statistically cases like yours are outliers, and really doesn't serve a function in solving the issue that faces the majority of people in poverty.
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Don't live in a major city.
Don't have kids.
Don't waste money on stupid shit.
Actually apply yourself and get a raise/promotion, this stuff ain't complicated
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>>81682102
Good point, though those structures are still bilaterally symmetrical in their development and have the body midline as their axis. Started off as two structures offset from the midline - reprogramming that as a single structure - fuck I dunno - but evolution has all sorts of weird fossil items that are easier to just keep rather than fix. Probably average litter size is a factor though.
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>>81682089
negotiate
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>>81681811
this is the key- when I didn't feel like making decisions and taking responsibility I was only going to get paid min wage. no real stress though because how bad can you fuck up?

find a position where your decision making skills are actually required and you get paid 5-10x minimum wage
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>>81679284
>$30 food
What did you eat at? The local soup kitchen?
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>>81675296
you don't. minimum wage will not cover the bills, especially if something happens like you get sick or if you get in a car wreck, which happen to a lot of people if not everyone.

capitalism is shit like that. money isn't even real.
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I make $22
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>>81682751
Learn to cook, don't eat out.
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>>81675952

this is common and no employer likes it.

i have temps that do this and it pisses me off. they won't commit to me and they aren't worth twice what they make.

basically they get to make double their wage with half the work/responsibility, so long as they show up and do the bare fucking minimum.

fucking niggers man.
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If you're working a minimum wage job and you're older than 18 you're literally a retard. You can easily get a job that makes more than that within a day if you know where to look and don't show up to the interview 30 minutes late, stoned, and wearing a tshirt and cargo shorts.
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>>81682751
it's pretty easy- a bag of chicken breasts, black beans and field peas in can, cut broccoli , butter, multivitamins, rice.

you'll still have enough left to buy a couple burgers off the dollar menu on Friday to keep your spirits up
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>>81682089
not worth 675, you need to move elsewhere. go to some shit small town in north dakota or other state you don't want to live in and you'll fond cheap housing.
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>>81682527
They are outliers because, as I outlined in my post, people don't know how to save money. Whether that means locating affordable housing via use of multiple roommates, properly budgeting food, or avoiding luxury items such as cigarettes or $80 dollar binge drinking nights on the town twice a week.

I understand cases like mine are outliers, because people are fucking retarded in general. They don't have the integrity or fortitude to enter a gym, quit smoking, quit drinking, or suck it up for 1-2 years and cut out leisure activities like drugs and alcohol to better their futures.

Also, again. The op asked a question "How can a guy make it on minimum wage" and you started rattling off some retarded shit about being a single mother.

I know you didn't bring it up again, but I really cannot stress to you enough how little I care about a single mother who didn't have the discipline to not pop out a kid in poverty. Like I just don't care at all.
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>>81675296
If you work at a job for more than 6 months and never receive a raise, you're fucking terrible at that job.
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>>81682670
some of your words point out that you know somthing about a CNC machine? Hot or Cold?
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>>81682745
>find a position where your decision making skills are actually required and you get paid 5-10x minimum wage

/thread

- plant supervisor/asst. mgr.
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>>81682977
I cook all my own food and freeze it in portions for /fit/ness. Even buying and cooking in bulk cannot feed me for $30 a month.
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As a young NYC fag who doesn't know what the fuck he wants to do, I too must back up the ROOMMATES notion. If your friends are good it can be tons of fun.
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>>81683016
Where I live having two jobs is next to impossible. 95% of the employers will schedule you in a way to prevent you from ever getting a second job. They want to dangle 15-25 hours a week over your head and make you beg constantly and feel indebted and full of gratitude over it. It makes me sick. Its one thing if you can't fill a whole week of work, that doesn't mean I'm available all week just in case you MIGHT need me. On call is even worse.
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>>81683212
cases like yours are outliers because in reality it is easier to receive welfare and be subsidized by the state then to make something of yourself

there is no incentive for those receiving welfare to get off welfare when they actually receive the same benefits of someone working a minimum wage job

you can thank liberals for the welfare state
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>>81675296
Some good answers so far in this thread. I was about to suggest "roommates" and "careful budgeting". But now I'd like to add the fact that there should be no serious poverty in America if people would be more careful with their money. There is no starvation. There is no abject poverty. You can "get by" on a minimum wage job, but the idea that government is there to take care of you ... that's what democrats want you to think.
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>>81680058
>"After I buy absolutely everything I need I don't have money for muh xbawks..."
>"Life is such suffering!"

You soft fucking white kids need to learn how cozy you fucking have it. Maybe you'll stop bitching if you actually once had it rough.
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Lazy faggots stuck in minimum wage jobs need to just go get a cdl and be lazy faggots while driving. Driving jobs are everwhere.
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>>81679279
You live in WV I live in VA Beach and all of them are $700+ if you go north to Norfolk its a nigger town and you can get shit for $500 but its going to be gang infested shithole all the surrounding areas are about that much and located in nigger infested areas.

>>81677085
HAHAH One fucking room for $500 LOL! Yeah okay man good luck having someone pay that for a fucking single room.
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>>81683603

id you seriously think that you can work somewhere 15-25 hours a week and not work your way up, you're full of shit.

you best be begging the supervisor or manager and asking for extra work, working on THEIR terms, and next thing you know you're still a bitch nigga but you're ahead of all the other bitch niggas.

as for on call, i've already been called for the last 5 hours after i left work, having to walk people through shit over the phone. good thing my tech shop manager makes much more than me so he can afford to get called in all the time.
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>>81676873
>3x min wage
Yeah no, not in the current year. The premise of your post is correct but that number is not at all true.

Most warehouse and manufacturing jobs (ones simple enough to get without a trade edication) pay like $12-15/hr around me and i live in a big metro area where wages are high.
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>>81675296
That fucking nose. oh my god. disgusting.
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you don't

you go to college, get a degree in physics, struggle to find an engineering job for 3 years while student debt racks up, all the while working at pizza hut AND publix, shitpost about your misfortune, and then kill yourself
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>>81683849
Last driving jobs thread we had, prevailing notion was that it was a dead-end job with no future. Automated trucks on the way.
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>>81677022
>because you can't get more than 29 hours a week unless you're salary
There are plenty of full time jobs that aren't salary
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>>81675296

how did anons do in school? you know, in high school? you remember all those things that teacher or the guidance counselor said about focusing in school -- did you do it?

and if you didn't, isn't that why you're making minimum right now?

we reap what we sow
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>>81679279
I live in west virginia. Yeah the cost of living is low but so are the wages. 90% of the jobs here pay 9-10 TOPS. Always part time.

You need some sort of certification or a buddy buddy thing going to get even decent trade or semi trade jobs. Expect maybe 11-13 an hour if you are VERY lucky. Thats considered middle class here.
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>>81675296
No, even at my lowest I never stooped to working foodservice.
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The first thing is to work 40 hours a week MINIMUM. Closer to the 50-60 range if you're minimum.

>rent
-get roommates
-live alone but in a shitty part of town
-or buy a foreclosed house (could get a good house with a mortgage of 100-200/mo)
>utilities
-electric heaters and blankets in winter
-box fans annd open windows in summer
-water costs virtually nothing
-buy internet only (no cable or landline phone)
>food
-eat a lot of rice/beans/meat
-avoid fast food/convenience items

If you make minimum wage in the USA all of your expenses can be subsidized, from rent to food to utilities to health care.

If you can't make it here then you are probably stupid and being jewed.
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>>81683847
Are you a nigger? Maybe I want to fucking go to school and better myself. Not every "white boi" is given a middle class family to grow up in you stupid fuck.

8/10, raged for a second.
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>>81675296
>Rent
>Utilities
>Food


Don't forget your $300/mo. health insurance plan, which is now a requirement by law or else you pay a $625 penalty per person (which will probably increase again next year).
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>>81684140
I worked for a place that required me to be there at odd hours, never gave me a raise in 4yrs that I was working there, and still had me travel for work. Hours sometimes ranged from 30hrs which was max(rare) to 10hrs weekly the combination of old people in the low skilled workers position and the fact that corporations hire multiple part time people not allowing for any full time work. Now with obamacare I believe they've started trying to get around paying anything for workers.
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>>81684521
People don't know how to budget money these days.

Get a cheap/free computer program that balances your checkbook and can make a budget...then learn to live within your means...
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>>81682718
>>81683182
i thought as much. i guess it's fucked as far as south FL goes

>>81683016
multiple, if not all the people here say get two jobs. im scared of landing ONE job then looking for the next and they say "nah you have a job, we wont hire you".

they say you gotta be 10,000% honest in an interview so ...
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>>81684459
On the bright side I can trade my chickens and goats for veggies and fresh deer jerky with surrounding farmers/hunters in my hollow.
My mother makes most of the soap in use by our neighbors herself, even.
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>>81684339
I heard that when I first got my cdl in 2001. I don't buy it.
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>>81675296
The answer is you don't. A minimum wage job is meant to be a hold over until you find something better, or a starter job for children who are still in school and want or need side money.

McDonalds is not supposed to be a career, and people are losing focus thinking that it is.
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>>81675296
Invest 50k in index fund with an average of 4% annual return.

Live off $170 a month by gardening and scavenging without ever working. Bonus points for investing in someone's else's name and collecting welfare.
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It feels fucking amazing to be an educate African American.

I am attending an Ivy League university on a partial scholarship.
I am involved in an internship this summer that pays equivalent to the average national income (BB IB).
My cock is amazing and white women gush when they meet me. I rock that preppy look and I am safe enough for all women but still have that dangerous element.

Then I look at pol and you white trash are trying to sustain yourself on minimum wage. LMAO.
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>>81675296
This is why I live with my mother and don't work. Mcdonalds doesn't pay enough to move out and I don't want things bad enough to sell 8 hours a day for anything. I'd rather live at home, masturbate, lurk, read books on gardening and magick and get my permaculture up and running. Might do something part time with little people contact so I can buy some ducks.
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>>81675296
You don't. If you aren't communally living with other people or your relatives then you can't live on your own and work just 40 hours. Also with schedueling methods now you likely wouldn't get 40 anyway
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>>81675296
How do you not make it on the minimum wage in America?

I work at Dominoes Pizza in Santa Cruz. I make $10 an hour. I work full time (eight hour days on the weeks, mostly nights) and this city has some of the most expensive rent in the State.

I play $530 a month for my room, which is admittedly a good deal for this town. I pay $120 a month in car insurance and mandatory health insurance (thanks Obama) and $70 for my cell service, and I lose about 20% overall in income tax.


Each week I make about $320 after taxes, which means that monthly I'm running in the region of $1200-720 in hard expenses. Internet and Electricity vary but it's rarely more than $20 between the housemates. My remaining dosh is about $460.

>McDonalds
That's not cheap. That's outrageously expensive. For the cost of a Double Quarter Pounder Meal you can buy a huge bag of meatballs, a can of spaghetti sauce and enough spaghetti for ten days. That isn't hyperbole, that's a fact.

If you buy vegetables, meat, and pasta, bread or cereal and prepare your own meals like a sane person, you'd have to try pretty hard to break $10/day in food expenses. When you eat fast food you're paying for convenience--but more importantly you're paying for your own laziness. Pack your own lunches, make your own food, don't eat compulsively. Food should not cost a normal person more than $10 a day.

Again, I live in the most expensive part of the country and I make barely above minimum wage. I live fine. It is almost unbelievable to me that people living elsewhere in this country CAN be poor while working unless they have kids (why!?) or cannot stop eating expensive food.
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>>81678040

The air force in the USA requires you to actually be intelligent, what youre looking for is the marines capt hue. By the way, whats it like drinking sewage water with the aftertaste of corpse?
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>>81679892
If you're willing to show up on time and generally work a bit then Costco will give you a ticket to the middle class no problem.
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>>81684941
>I heard that when I first got my cdl in 2001. I don't buy it.
You have class a or b?

If you have class A you can get any OTR job you want...if you're willing to do the job.
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>>81675296
I don't know, I started with a wage on the lower 60K out of college
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>>81684569
are you fucking kidding me ???

what the fuck is this and how do i lie my way out of that shit?
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>>81675296
Look Anon bro .. i'll make it very simple for you.
You Cannot .. unless you are willing to be a little degenerate. You can make up for it by going to church, not smoking, drinking, and voting for Trump.


I would advise you to get the shitty room .. Who cares if it's small as long as you have privacy.
Apply for FREE EBT food stamps, Obama care ect ect ..
If you can get a job under the table like waiter, or Bar back, or something even better. . You can even get a legit part time with a company to excuse your income.

Work hard, & exercise for entertainment, work, and continue to look for opportunities of advancement.

It's simple ..

I rather an anon bro get the benefits than some Nigger
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>>81684140
cuck. you need go in your lif.
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>>81684140
There is no extra work. Hours have a budget, its doled out based on who the boss likes that particular week. More often than not they use less than half the hours so the manager gets a bigger bonus (easier way than driving up sales, spend less.)
I do work hard. Harder than most of the people around me and it gets you nowhere. They dont want people to advance, they want nice little suck up serfs willing to do anything for that extra 2-3 hours a week so they can pay bills.
Not that kind of on call. The kind where they tell you they "might" need you tuesday, so you can't make any plans, work another job or do anything but wait on the phone and come at a moments notice. All unpaid but god help you if you are doing something and can't make it. Looks like 5 hours scheduled next week.
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>>81685076
1 in a million. Bravo nig
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>>81685076
Good fucking luck once you get out of school. You'll always be inherently disadvantaged regardless of how much you achieve
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im at 18 dollars per hour

did i make it?
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>>81675572
coz thats totally the purpose of our existances
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>>81683243
Nah, just undergrad developmental biology plus evolution courses.

I expect there's some common principles though.
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>>81685245
I have a class A but drive class B (garbage truck).
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>>81685205
>By the way, whats it like drinking sewage water with the aftertaste of corpse?

i'll tell you once im in the us marines
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>"fell" for college meme
>Got a well paying job right out of college as a CS major
>75k starting, full benefits, 18 pto days a year
>Live in a small townhouse rental 8 minutes from work, pay $1300 a month

I'm pretty comfy
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>>81685152
I honestly think that my biggest obstacle is not having friends to go in on an apartment together. Going in and renting a room from some weirdo is a risk that some people think is to much.
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>>81683048
Not in a city with a high migrant population.
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>>81675296
Wage slave, become an illegal alien and have a bunch of kids, works well. You have no idea how much money they get it's crazy.
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>>81684896
Yeah I'm hoping if we sell the house we can move somewhere more remote. Currently the neighbors hate our chickens. Threatened a lean on the property through the HOA. Told em to eat a bag of dicks, the whole HOA is illegal and poorly documented. I could ruin them if they tried and they know it. I dont even pay dues.
If i could make a few dollars an hour more I would be fine but 9 an hour for 27 hours a week doesn't leave much room for anything. Even with an already low standard of living. I also commute pretty far to work. Around 50 miles round trip. Roads suck.
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>>81685076
can you post a pic of your ID so we know youre not trolling ... yeah... didn't think so

>>81685106
you should kill urself

>>81684947
agreed, or something you have a kid do so that they don't fuck up and have to work there ever again

>>81684896
can't you find any other way to improve things? are you too comfortable in your lifestyle?

one thing going wrong will place you in poverty -- you have no safety net
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Wagecuck here. Got my Master's degree right when the recession hit. Had to compete for positions in my field with all the people who were recently laid off but had all the work experience. I ended up working 4 different part time jobs, as it was the only thing available at the time. Ended up staying in one field completely unrelated to my degree, and am now finally making it. You just have to perceiver.
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>>81685238
There are 4 costcos, they can't employ 2.48 million people and are an outlier. 1-2 of which are in car dependent areas and are a bitch to commute to even if you could afford gas and ICBC.
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>>81685238
Read this was a myth, something about a rumor where they pay $20/hr or something, when in fact that's just average wage that includes supervisors and managers and whatnot. In reality they start employees at around $11/hr, which, while not shit, ain't no $20/hr.

Actually, here's what I read: http://www.ogdenonpolitics.com/2015/02/costco-and-2089-hour-job-myth.html
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>>81685914
>you should kill urself
no you, get buttmadder loser at life.
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income:
2 full-time min wage jobs at min wage = 2320 per month.
Let's go with 1800 after taxes

expenses:
20 bucks for food per week = 80 bucks per month
utilities = 30 bucks a month
rent = 500 bucks a month
muh internet = 30 bucks a month


1800 - (80+30+500+30) = 1160 left over for whatever else.

Fuck off
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>>81685366

you sound like someone who has never been a manager or supervisor.

bitch nigga step up. if you can't work on a moment's notice then enjoy your minimum wage and low hours.

it's that sort of attitude that keeps niggers like you poor.
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>>81675296
>How does a guy make it on minimum wage in America?
Marginal jobs are for marginal wages given to people who want to make a little money with marginal use of their time. With the advent of home management tools like washing machines, dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, and so on, women had extra time and could use that by making additional income for the family. Young men could start working early and give them an introduction to the workplace as well as have a little money for things parents didn't want to pay.

These jobs did not exist to live off of. But since the existence of the welfare state, people no longer felt compelled to improve themselves and learn trades. They began working these jobs full time in order to make a meager living.

Our society is broken. This isn't the fault of minimum wage work.
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>>81685076
Wealthy, not wealth. Educated, not educate.

Did they again lower standards for nigger admissions to ivy leagues? How much did you score on your SATs?

Also pretty funny that for an """educated nigger""" your instinctual response to this thread was "ayooo muh dik muhfugga". I guess you can take the nigger out of the jungle, but you can't take the jungle out of the nigger.
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>>81676895
Give up gym membership, shower in MCD's sink. Share a room with a friend, offer to split rent, sell the van. Find a job you hate to do but can do well, and get it.
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>>81685742
But you could get a OTR job on the spot if you wanted...(especially if you have a year's experience) right?
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>>81675296
Live in a small apartment/get roommates and eat beans.
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>>81675296
why would you work a minimum wage job?
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>>81686248
>20 bucks a week for food
dude i can nigge rice potato poor fag with the best of em but at that price you will be going hungry a few nights a week and getting scurvy.
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>>81686524
Try harder, faggot. That's how much I spend on food per week and I ain't even poor.
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>>81685586
And my purpose in life isn't to subsidize retards that dropped out of high school and get butthurt about it 10 years later when they're still working shit jobs.

Kill yourself.
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>>81679639
It's cool, we all know the true bread and butter of the American economy is military equipment. We will just find an excuse to finally take over Europe so we can build more more factories.
>It's always worked for us in the past.
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>>81686811

what, do you eat 21 1 dollar mcdonalds sandwiches a week?
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so im guessing you guys don't do mcdonald's dollar menu eh?
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>>81684339
Yeah because remember when all those pilots lost their jobs when they automated flight controls.

Hate to deflate your Elon Musk nerd boner but trucking is more than just driving the truck. Inspections, cargo security, and inventory control will still be needed and those aren't on the docket to be automated.

Cheaper just to hire a guy who can do it all.
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>>81685152
>I play $530 a month for my room
Where? i'd pay that.
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>>81685914
>can't you find any other way to improve things? are you too comfortable in your lifestyle?
>one thing going wrong will place you in poverty -- you have no safety net

No safety net? I have financial insurance. I have a community. I have a cellar stocked with home-canned goods to last months. I have livestock. I have a gun and four dozen acres of woodland to hunt on. I barely clear $2000/month, it's true, but what am I really spending it on? I own my house. I own my land. I own my car. That makes most of my income disposable. I pay insurance, taxes, and electricity/internet bills (my property has a well on it, so my water is mine).
I could honestly not be happier.
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>>81686429
I could, yes. It doesn't interest me having a family and all tho. I make better money at my current job with union benefits as well.
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>>81683413
Maybe foods more expensive in Canada. Not an issue here. Who said you should be able to live on whatever /fit/ness diet recommends when you are literally making the MINIMUM amount of money possible.
Rice, Beans and Veggies. Dirt cheap will meet your macros reasonably assuming youre not trying to bulk while living in poverty or some dumb shit.
This is only temporary of course if you cant get a raise in a few months at a minimum wage job I dont know what to say, 17 year old stoners manage to do it.
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>>81686344
I'm not selling my labor for free. I'm not going to beg for scraps just to get more scraps. I've seen the people who do and they get nothing all the same. You sound like the same stuck up cock sucker middle management type companies love to hire. They view employees as someone to be exploited, consumed and discarded in favor of new ones. Places I've worked at go through hundreds of employees a year (and the store looks like shit), all so some middle management prick can feel slightly richer than joe schmoe. I'm not going to wait on the chance for maybe work when I can walk out the door and get another job in a day for something than definitely has daily work. Doing better now at my current job but fuck you and what you describe. Thats as close as you can get to serfdom.
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>>81687204
anywhere outside a shithole like san francisco.
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>>81686160
parasite, die in a fire

>>81686344
you essentially work for the real supervisory staff to keep the trogs in line, but you're a trog yourself -- this is the fate of the lower middle class

>>81686360
save up enough to get training, and then move out of that dead end job
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>>81676895
Hahahahahahahahahahah. Ha.
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>>81675296
If you're 28 or older and you're making minimum wage, you need to put the crack pipe down.
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>>81686248
I'm guessing you live in flyover land, because your numbers are way off. You also have insurance and commuting costs (if public transportation is even available in your area), and there's a ton of little things that you need for basic housekeeping and hygiene that add up.
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>>81687187
That pic always makes me sad. Wish the guy waved and smiled for the pic, I would have.
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>>81687641
Tfw 27

Awww yeeee
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>>81684339
Yeah Bullshit man. I just started in this industry, automated trucks are a lifetime ahead trust me. Too many variables and automated cars have crashed. What makes you think the DOT is going to give the nod on this? I have all my endorsements on my cdl, and I'm well on my way to being home every night making 26 an hour out of little rock AR. Go ahead and tell me how much of an idiot I am though.
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>>81675296
I did. I had a shitty car....a roommate and i didnt live outside my means.

I didnt get a new fucking iphone every 6 months. I didnt spend every last penny on drugs and liquor. Holy shit it is not hard. People need to quit being stupid.

Sadly people would rather be stupid then become something better.
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>>81675296
Who says you Should be able to make it on minimum wage? The only people who should have no marketable skills are kids and they don't need a living wage.
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>>81687641

never understood why people never had the balls to go out and find somthing else, minimum wage jobs were supposed to be for teenagers, college students, and "struggling single moms"

You shouldn't accept one for any longer than you have to once you hit your mid twenties.
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>>81686022
Unlucky friend. I live 7 minutes from the one I work in...and that's what a coffee stop on the way.

>>81686051
Nah it's not a myth. An average is a dumb way to look at the wages across an entire company but, as an average, it's actually about right.

You start at $13 and get regular raises every 6-8 months or so depending on how many hours you work. You "top out" at ~$24-26/hr depending on the position. In my case I'll "top out" after about 6,800hrs of work...or a bit short of 4 years in the company. That's why the "average" is about ~$20. Lots of people are earning the top and lots earn the lower wage because they just got hired etc.

I'm not worrying if people think it's a myth. Have a good wage, pension and good health benefits too.
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>>81687205

if you have all that equity then you're doing okay... there's not much room for error though
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anyone have experience starting their own business?

like learn a trade, work for years then employ others in the same field and start a company?

i'd love to be a business owner
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>>81675296
>brazil
>mcdonalds

i doubt you'll find many who have worked at a mcdonalds in brazil for what is certain to be shit wages

>doesn't understand that a living wage for adults hasn't been seen since the late 70s

oh you poor poor anon
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>>81687187

oh shit i just realized how cheap milk is now, GOMAD isn't just a meme anymore. advertized at $2.55/gal at walmart for any type you want. you can, well, GOMAD with whole milk and actually live from a caloric perspective.
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>>81679486
This. Its intended purpose was to provide every American working full time a wage capable of living on. That includes food and rent.
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>>81688587
1.79 at aldis last i checked. We started making cheese out of it.
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>>81687725
You say flyover land like it's a bad thing. Major cities are for wealthy people and dirt poor people. If you can't afford to live in a major city that's nobody elses problem but yours. Buy a $40 bus/train ticket somewhere else. You're living off minimum wage. How great can your life be that you're afraid to leave it behind?
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>>81678956

this is true.

>>81679486

this is the kind of guy who doesn't get what 'minimum wage' really is.

he thinks minimum wage is a minimum living wage.

he should have worked a little harder to climb up the ladder. instead he believes the government's lies, and is still poor.
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>>81688587
I mean, there's a reason why lactase persistence has an absurdly high rate of propagation in a population. Its a fantastic source of mobile calories.
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>>81675296
You improve yourself and find something that makes life more comfortable, why is this so hard for some people? Please consider suicide if you can't.
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stealing and illegal ventures that are untaxed on top of section 8 and food stamps
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Oldfag here. When i was 16, McDonalds and all other fast food joints were jobs for teenagers. The only people over 21 were middle management and upper management. You kids today would rather chase a fucking fictitious video game pixel on your phome and fag up this board with your "waaaaa booomers took mer jerbs". Learn a fucking trade like plumbing or be an electrician. Everyone needs power and everyone needs to pipe the shit out their house.
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>>81687641
I have an engineering degree and there's nothing else here outside of minimum wage unless you're well connected
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>>81683048
this is so fucking bullshit. I live in a big enough city and it's impossible to find anything with a connection.

>>81683217
Also bullshit, you could be amazing at the job but if the company is full of jews you can't do anything about it. I worked for a company that payed like 11.50/h and was there for a full year, was told I was the best part time employee as well as employee of the month and didn't make a single cent more for a year and a half.
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>>81689860

you obviously didn't apply yourself to move up the food chain.

silly goy.
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>>81688890
I say it because your numbers are way off, not because I'm making minimum wage. I'm probably right in assuming you live in flyover land and are still an dependent. Your "solution" to a hypothetical situation of already living in a big city on minimum wage is neither practical nor sincere. You literally don't know what you're talking about.
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>>81689830
Blame Canada then.
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>>81678956

Ive made so much in other jobs I cant even get hired for minimum wage jobs and my qualifications make me a threat to management.

>Retail manager tells me how to he wants products placed

>products don't sell so I moved
>he tells me not to do that
>do it anyway, and the product thats been sitting for months sells out in a weekend.
>get fired for insubordination

The product was ping-pong balls and I moved them from the toy sections over near the red plastic cups.
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>>81689860
>>81689830
So move. Your life is shit. You have no job prospects. Go somewhere that isn't flooded with a bunch of people with the same degree. Shoulda looked into the job market before you spent a fortune on your degree. Too busy getting drunk and partying to plan for your future and now that's other peoples problems?
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