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Ava&Alice 2 kids; San Antonio, TX, United States 12696 posts
20th Nov '12
Quoting Mrs.O!:" we just can't..we're constantly at each others throats now and she's trying to make me pay even more rent...it's hard to try and move forward when you can't afford to even budge a little"


I totally agree with you. It's hard. Hope you find a good solution.

materialista cadela♥ 2 kids; Brazil 26580 posts
20th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting pilot Jess:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting ♥ lee-z + 2:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting pilot ... [snip!] ... to fix things at a lot of places I rented, but owning is a totally different story. You think you know until you do it. Lol."</blockquote>




True. For the most part the houses here are super new or you have them built your way. So my parents, sister and relatives who all own haven't had any major issues like that happen. Although, I'm sure it happens. I would much rather invest in something that is mine versus renting.

Cecily's Mama 1 child; 3781 posts
20th Nov '12

We just leased a nice ass 2 yr old, 3 bedroom 3 bath 2,000 sq. Ft house for $850 in KY. But I'll be babysitting in home to help DH with the bills (even though we could do it without me.)

Brittt [2] Due July 1; 1 child; Sri Lanka 12438 posts
21st Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mrs.O!:</b>" atm DH is the only one working and I won't start working until after I have this baby(probably won't ... [snip!] ... makes(all that goes to bills and rent and food..since I barely make anything that could be useful to bills)...what do you do??"</blockquote>



I thought you already moved out of your moms a long time ago? Do working wages not match close to the cost of living ....that's wild lol

♥ boop 17 kids; Montana 20753 posts
21st Nov '12

In Alaska our rent was $1600.



We both worked, had no debt, managed money wisely.

Mrs.O! 18 kids; your moms ass, HI, United States 21738 posts
21st Nov '12
Quoting Brittt [2]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mrs.O!:</b>" atm DH is the only one working and I won't start ... [snip!] ... you already moved out of your moms a long time ago? Do working wages not match close to the cost of living ....that's wild lol"


nope, minimum wage is $7.25 which is nowhere near being able to survive on that alone..DH makes almost $20 an hour, works 40 hours a week and we're still trying to figure things out..

Onalee's Mummy Due August 26 (boy); 1 child; Newcastle, Australia 5355 posts
21st Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mrs.O!:</b>" atm DH is the only one working and I won't start working until after I have this baby(probably won't ... [snip!] ... makes(all that goes to bills and rent and food..since I barely make anything that could be useful to bills)...what do you do??"</blockquote>




My 2 bed apartment was more than that a month and I paid it on my own I worked full time and paid rent and other bills first.

Brittt [2] Due July 1; 1 child; Sri Lanka 12438 posts
23rd Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mrs.O!:</b>" nope, minimum wage is $7.25 which is nowhere near being able to survive on that alone..DH makes almost $20 an hour, works 40 hours a week and we're still trying to figure things out.."</blockquote>




Damn are you serious? That is messed up!!!!!