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Nickel and Dimed
Transcript of Nickel and Dimed
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gsReXMyTE8. 14 Jan. 2013.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Nickel and Dimed: On (not) Getting by in America. New York: Metropolitan, 2001.
Eskow, Richard. "The Minimum Wage Is So Low That It's Immoral." The Minimum Wage Is So Low That It's Immoral. The Huffington Post, 22 July 2012. Web. 4 Jan. 2013. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rj-eskow/minimum-wage-so-low_b_1693614.html>.
Henry, Mary Kay, and Christine L. Owens. "Hardworking Americans Should Not Be Living in Poverty." CNN. Cable News Network, 25 July 2012. Web. 04 Jan. 2013. <http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/25/opinion/henry-owens-minimum-wage/index.html>.
Konen, Leah. "How Well Can You Live on Minimum Wage?" How Well Can You Live on Minimum Wage? The Fiscal Times, 5 Apr. 2012. Web. 4 Jan. 2013. <http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2012/04/05/How-Well-Can-You-Live-on-Minimum-Wage.aspx#page1>.
Lee, Bobby. “2 Minute Finance.” YouTube. 15 Dec. 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzLNpL488Gk. 14 Jan. 2013.
Merline, David. "Can You Live On Minimum Wage?" Web2Carz.com. N.p., 5 June 2012. Web. 4 Jan. 2013.
Trent. "Ten Steps To Financial Success For A Minimum Wage Earner | The Simple Dollar." The Simple Dollar. N.p., 7 Oct. 2007. Web. 07 Jan. 2013. <http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2007/10/07/ten-steps-to-financial-success-for-a-minimum-wage-earner/>. Minimum Wage: The lowest hourly wage an employer is required to pay an employee. Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25 Maine's Minimum Wage: $7.50 There have been no changes in the minimum wage since 2009. The federal minimum wage has been raised only 22 times. 2 Minute Finance
Bobby Lee California's Minimum Wage: $8.00 In San Francisco: Work a 40 hour work week with minimum wage of $10.24, receive $1860.40 per month. However, it costs $1885 to rent a one bedroom apartment. Taxes, food, healthcare, debt, transportation, and loans are not included. $12.00 minimum wage in San Francisco will allow people to afford their own apartment. Breadline Trailer Food back usage has increased 46% in the past four years. 36% of food bank users have at least one working adult in the household. 20% of American adults have jobs that earn $10.65 an hour or less. 49.1 million people lived below the poverty line in 2010.