Originally Posted By: ruby2
I don't know, cwjga , $45,500 after taxes for 4 people doesn't sound like a lot to me. car expenses, gas, electricity, home repairs, car repairs, food, clothes for 4 people, medical, eye glasses perhaps, I'm sure I didn't get it all, but those expenses alone would cause that family to live paycheck to paycheck these days. --- just sayin'

Absolutely, Ruby.

I'd like to see anyone try to live on $11,000 a year and then suggest that they aren't 'exactly needy'. Especially if they experience anything less than perfect health, require dependable transportation or safe, adequate housing.
Everyone's entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts.