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All posts tagged "poor"

  • Broke With Privilege

    My mother grew up in poverty, raised by a single-mother in a non-English speaking household in New York City. Without the slightest hint of today’s buzzword – “privilege”- in her upbringing, she worked and earned herself a...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • Poverty Is Quicksand

    It’s hard to believe that anyone thinks the poor, in this country, have an easy, work-free life. There’s an assumption among a certain segment of the population that government benefits are enough to enable someone to ease...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • We Are Just Making It On Food Stamps, My Husband Had a Stroke, What Should We Do? – Kristina

    “Dear Steve, I have read most of what is on your web-site and none of your helps apply to us. We are currently probably over $22,000 in debt. It may not seem like a lot to you...

    • Posted October 5, 2010
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  • Samantha Says “My Husband And I Are Young And Don’t Want to File Bankruptcy. What Do We Do?”

    Samantha “Dear Steve, My husband and I are young and when we were first married times were really touch since he was self-employed and didnt always have a check coming in ends were hard to meet. Once...

    • Posted October 15, 2008
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