What Would You Do? – A Food Stamp Budget – What $600K Buys In SF

Financial wake-up call Smuggling Hope: What would you do if your loved one needed a prescription drug to survive, but you didn’t have enough money to afford it? An extremely well written article by a daughter whose father faced that situation and how she ended up smuggling in drugs for him to survive. It will make you think long and hard about the way prescription drugs are priced in the US.

Oregon Governor Tries To Live On Food Stamps For A Week: Here are a couple of questions. Could you live on $21 a week for food? How drastically would that change what you currently eat? $21 is what the Oregon’s average food stamp recipient receives and the governor is trying to live on it for a week to highlight the difficulty of feeding a family on a food stamp budget.

What $600,000 Gets You In San Francisco: Not much – a 70 year old one-bedroom, one-bathroom house. Although the square footage is not listed, it’s about 850 sq feet. Housing prices where you live don’t look so bad now, do they?

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One Response to What Would You Do? – A Food Stamp Budget – What $600K Buys In SF

  1. fractalbrothers says:

    who the hell would want to live somewhere where an 850 sq. ft. dump is over half a million dollars?? no thanks.

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