I Am Broke As In Extremely Poor

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    Working Poor

    I work at a job I can't stand. I am sure that I am either going to be let go or I am going to just quit one day. I can't quit because I need the money. Not for me, although I do need it for me, but it doesn't go to me really.  I make $482. every week, I have to immediately hand...
    jeannieh99 jeannieh99
    1 Response Mar 4, 2012

    How Did I Get Here?!

    Half my pay every fortnight goes to my mortgage, the other half i use to feed me, my partner, the dog and now our ducks. Whenever anything goes wrong financially I am the one who has to figure it out. I have a major health procedures due, but I cant afford to pay...
    Maerie Maerie
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    Broke, More Broke, Most Broke

    ......am extremely poor......and getting poorer. NOW. i used to just-scrape by----but that all changed along about the time i: got a loan co-signed with my mom who spent most of it on my sisters who were broke at that time behind my back. also--bought horses with it--still cant...
    dusknotdawn dusknotdawn
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2009

    this one day I have nothing to eat.

    I starved for a. day. I didn't go to school for a month because my father was sick and we need money. I can't afford real new shoes. I borrowed shoes from my cousin. I lived in a very small apartment. my family is filled with 4 people. Because my parents work are not enough to...
    mikiiroxx mikiiroxx
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2015
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