Do You Live Beyond Your Means?

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    Are you sitting on a pile of cash and have no worries what so ever, or do you live on a budget and generally the money is gone by the time the next pay check comes, or do have more money going out than you have coming in? Lastly, how is what obama is doing effecting your situation?
     
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    I live well within my means.

    The Obama administration isn't effecting my situation at all.
     
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    My money is generally gone by the next paycheck, and that's just paying the monthly bills.

    Our state now has mandatory furloughs for the higher levels of workers/supervisors, has just changed back employment related daycare (the standard for qualification had gone from 130 percent of the FPL to 185 percent....the same as foodstamps. But now the standard is 130 percent. Again.)

    In other words, they're punishing the working.
     
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    And if we do as Obama likes and we start having to pay taxes on the cost of our employer-provided healthcare, you will have a major problem as man state workers would be reduced to true poverty then.

    Also our union just had to fight with the state to keep our benefits as they are to begin with. So we're either going to lose them, or have to pay for them.
     
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    What union is that AB?
     
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    And you don't think it will at all, ever?
     
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    For the most part, yes.
     
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    I live beyond my means mostly because I took out loans to go to school. Once my investment provides returns however, I should be in good shape.
     
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    I "live better than my means" ... basically, in spite of living on a budget, I still manage to enjoy life without ever having to use credit (fake money).
     
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    pay bills but if I go to the store and see something I want I can buy it if I want to, but I haven't been doing that. We have debt but are paying it off asap. In two years we should be debt free besides mortagage.
     

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