I Don't Have Enough Money

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 511 People

    Paycheck-to-paycheck...

    That is how I have lived my entire adult life; right now I have $27 in my savings account (Whoopee!  Let's start packing for Hawaii!), and we are living on the edge of ruin.  We have used a credit card for both necessary and not-so-necessary expenses, and now the...
    spiderontheweb spiderontheweb
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2008

    Yels Summer Program

    I'm a 17 year old high school student that was just accepted to the Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability (YELS) summer program at the University of Florida. I really want to attend this program because it focuses on community service and sustainability, both...
    YELSgirl5 YELSgirl5
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2013

    Enough But What If?

    With all that is going on in Washington, all those know it all new Republicans trying to make a name for them selves, we never know what we will have to do without next, or if our jobs will disappear because of the over active newcomers that don't really know what they want or...
    carriewpd carriewpd
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2011

    Never Enough

    I work a good job, but it takes alot of time away from me and never provides quite enough money. Oh there is plenty to live on.....and we are not hurting, I am very happy for that. But life is routine. There is just things that we need to do to the house to make it more...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2008

    I'm So Tired

    I am not the poorest person I know. Still I'm pretty damn poor...I was homeless at some point so I guess living in this hellhole is a step up. I have to hand it to my dad; he's doing his best and i love him for that. I can't help but wonder though what it would be like to live in...
    applejackson applejackson
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2012

    A Little Help...

    Hi my name is Isiah. I’m trying to raise money so I am able to give my brothers a proper Christmas this year, because we haven’t been able to celebrate Christmas since winter 2008. In May of 2009 my father died of a massive heart attack and since than my family lives hasn’t...
    IsiahM IsiahM
    41-45, M
    Dec 14, 2012

    you know the drill story in comments

    if anyone can help me out this month $10 $20 be appreciated PM me
    callgirl22 callgirl22
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    abis17 abis17
    31-35, F
    Jun 14, 2015

    I Don't Have Money

    for two years i don't know why the money did not want to come to me now I have NO money at all I feel like I want cry I feel am in different world i have to many bill i can't pay for them not just the bill i don't have money even for food this is first time this is first time i...
    aretel aretel
    36-40, M
    Jul 25, 2012

    I Don't Have Money At All!

    I still depend on my pmarents (even if I am 31), I am jobless, unmployed. Before , I depended on other people when I runned away from home, and when I was not living with my parents ( with memebers of family). I keep on dreaming to be self-independant, and dependant on myself...
    prettygood07 prettygood07
    31-35, F
    Oct 2, 2007
    kindaspoilt kindaspoilt
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 9

    First Time Mom + Homeless = I Live In My Car

    Yeah the title pretty much says it all. Having my first ever baby girl in less than a month, Nov. 6-10th to be exact, and what do I have to show for it? Nothing. Yes I work part time at a grocery store. And yes I have money, but after paying off the car insurance and title loans...
    TNJ4FR TNJ4FR
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2013
    JordanJessie JordanJessie
    18-21, F
    May 22, 2014

    How To Get $500 In The Next 24 Hours (Video)

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    yilinxx yilinxx
    18-21, F
    Sep 24, 2013

    I Need Work!!!

    Man, this is a perfect group for me lol I need money so desperitly it's sad... I can't remember the last time I was current with bills. I was living on Maui working 2 full time jobs just to stay afloat. I realized that I needed a college diploma if I ever wanted a good carreer...
    diamondintherough85 diamondintherough85
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2011

    Viewing Spending For August ...

    I need help and while I feel like we have everything we could want, the one thing we don't seem to have enough of is money. My husband just got paid recently for one of his power plant projects he worked on three years ago. Yes, it really does take that long to get paid because...
    mkunkel26 mkunkel26
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2013

    Everything just hit me at once.

    I really don't want to be living where I stay but I have no choice. I really want to go home but I feel stuck because of money and not wanting to leave my job. It would be a mistake to drop everything. I think it is time to focus on getting another job so I can free myself of...
    Nicole2001 Nicole2001
    31-35, F
    Feb 11, 2015

    Money Is Pretty Tight When You Are Working College Student.

    I have never been considered to be higher than a middle class type. For most of my life I lived between near the poverty line and lower middle class. Right now I hold steady above the poverty having just graduated with my Bachelor's degree and I work a semi decent paying job at...
    Antwan1914 Antwan1914
    26-30, M
    Mar 10, 2012
    Confusedandlonely04 Confusedandlonely04
    26-30
    Dec 28, 2014

    Im Gunna Be Completley Honest Here, Its Mostly Your Fault!

    i am going to go straight to the point. you guys come on here and post how broke you are but don't take any initiative to help your selves. i come here with opportunity. but its ultimately YOUR choice to take action for once and do something about it. i know what each one of you...
    zackshelpingpeople26 zackshelpingpeople26
    26-30
    Oct 21, 2013

    Go Hunt Your Business

    You already know that something VERY BIG is coming. Very soon, on October Eleventh, “Blog Beast” will be unleashed and blogging and online marketing will never be the same again. You can ride the wave with our help – or you can stay behind. Your can part of the biggest...
    yilinxx yilinxx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2013

    I Don't

    i don't have enough money to pay all my bills . i don't think anyone does
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 22, 2009

    To Do the Classes I Want to

    I want to start a class at church on Sunday but it costs $50 and I have nothing.. it sucks. :-(
    alabastardragon alabastardragon
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2007
    taytayjase taytayjase
    26-30, F
    Feb 13, 2015

    Burning Out To Death (And Barely Scraping By)

    It's so unbelievably ironic to write here now. I’ve read a post I wrote about the same subject, only it was two years ago, when I had some hope. Probably because I was still an undergrad and thought that things would look up once I graduated. They didn’t. I barely have...
    womaninchains womaninchains
    22-25, F
    Sep 8, 2013

    Who Does

    Does anyone ever have enough money. If you have lots you spend lots. If you have a little, you don't have enough to get by.
    Percheron Percheron
    41-45, M
    Feb 11, 2008

    This Weekend Even!

    this weekend. [friday to be exact] me and a bunch of buddies are going to go to 2 haunted houses. 20 dollars for each one.. and i happen to have 1 dollar. ONE!!!! wtf am i supposed to do? my mom won't even let me pay her back... and it's not my fault i dont get a job until the...
    sarcasticsmile sarcasticsmile
    16-17, F
    Oct 2, 2007

    What Should I Do? It's Gonna Be Ok

    Hi, I'm a 20 gay man from romania. I'm one of the Lady Gaga's little monsters. She will be Romania on 16th August and i don't have enough money to go to see her show :| I tried to ask money from my parents but they don't like Gaga, actually, they are homophobic.... I'm living...
    mrsun mrsun
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2012

    Money Won't Be Our Problem Anymore

    Personally, I am not born in rich family. To be honest, my family had a moment struggling with financial problems. However, I started this earning money online and it changed our whole life. Not only we get to dream what we really wanted past years, but also we can make it come...
    yilinxx yilinxx
    18-21, F
    Sep 21, 2013

    i am currently unemployed i wa...

    i am currently unemployed i was out 4 a week with pneomonia at the hospital....i am feeling useless and overwhelmed with the bills from that becuz i didnt have health insurance..... i wasnt getting paid enough at my old job and was overworked.....i dont know wut to do ,....
    jetblackcat jetblackcat
    22-25, F
    Sep 18, 2007

    I Think I'm Considered Poor Right Now. Hmmm....

    It's become a big problem in my life. I've been applying for jobs, yes.. nonstop. I'm waiting to hear back but that's been a stretch. I may have an opportunity soon. My brother is helping me with that. The economy is **** and nowhere really seems to be hiring. My parents...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2009

    A Thorn In My Side

    I work a full-time job, its not a glamorous job (Im a custodian) but it pays okay and I have much needed benefits. However its not enough anymore. My wife had to give her full time job for health reasons and now only works part-time (20 hours a week). There just isnt enough money...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Oct 2, 2008

    I Don't Have Money At All!

    I still depend on my pmarents (even if I am 31), I am jobless, unmployed. Before , I depended on other people when I runned away from home, and when I was not living with my parents ( with memebers of family). I keep on dreaming to be self-independant, and dependant on myself...
    prettygood07 prettygood07
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 2, 2007

    Tired Of Never Having Money.

    I am 20 years old, and I come from a modest family. I always knew that if I wanted to go to college I would have to pay for it myself, 'cause my mom can't, and I haven't talked to my dad in many, many years. I work two jobs, go to college and take a course related to my major...
    womaninchains womaninchains
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

    This Is Your Solution

    I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT LIKE TO HELP OTHERS IN TODAYS WORLD. I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT WOULD LIKE TO GET PAID EVERY FRIDAY! I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT WOULD ALSO LIKE TO GET PAID ON THE 15TH EVERY MONTH! I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT WOULD LIKE TO WORK FROM HOME...
    FREEDOMSCOTTY FREEDOMSCOTTY
    26-30, M
    11 Responses Apr 16, 2012

    Maybe I Can Help You I Am Amanda And Here Is My Story!

    Need Extra Money and Love Helping Others? After my most recent denial from disability I decided I needed a new avenue for income fast, but being a mother of two I couldn't afford a SCAM! I reconnected with an old friend and she told me of a job and a company that could save my...
    ImmortalCho ImmortalCho
    31-35, F
    Mar 21, 2013

    Smiling Through The Tears.

    Hello everyone, I am a single Mother to 4 fabulous kids. I just understand why life is often more difficult more often then not. As the school year is fast approaching with one week before they go back and the child support that was coming in regular suddenly stopped 3 weeks ago...
    Tina327 Tina327
    46-50, F
    Aug 11, 2013

    Always Broke

    I never have enough money.  It's very depressing.  Especially right now with Christmas coming at full throttle.  It seems like every time I get any money it's gone in a blink of an eye.  I'm really starting to stress out about how I'm going to be able to...
    TheIdeaOfMe TheIdeaOfMe
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2007

    How much is enough would be a ...

    How much is enough would be a better question. I am not in poverty that is for sure. But we do struggle to pay all the bills on time. I have a mountain of debt but I live in a great house.
    chloedancer24 chloedancer24
    31-35, F
    Sep 18, 2007

    MONEY Is Not Everything

    MONEY IS SOMETHING THAT IS A GIFT FROM GOD. PERSONALLY I TOO LIVE FROM PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK. BUT THAT IS MY CHOICE TO NOT DO THE RIGHT THINGS WITH WHAT I HAVE. MY DEBT IS GETTING SMALLER. I HAVE WORKED TWO JOBS TO MAKE THINGS BETTER. MY FAMILY HAS GONE WITHOUT. WE HAVE LEARNED TO...
    ldmongo ldmongo
    41-45, F
    Sep 18, 2007

    Simple Question... Harder Answer

    How much money is enough, once we get passed the 'breadline' then we need more. and more.... endless.
    maskus maskus
    18-21, M
    May 16, 2012

    I'm in need of money to pay

    for bills and student loans. I talked to a bunch of people here on EP yesterday, all claiming they wanted to help me, and in the end I still had nothing to pay my bills with. I hate having false hope from others..., it's very frustrating especially when it's about something so...
    Deletedone Deletedone
    22-25, F
    Mar 25, 2014

    I Can Handle This

    When my father was alive we were an upper middle class family. He died over 20 years ago (I'm now 44) and trying to scrape by on social security. The social security is because I had a bad wreck (hit by a drunk driver) and now live in the middle of nowhere, and I can't drive...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Mar 10, 2012

    Just Got A Bill In The Mail...

    I got evicted from my apartment a couple months ago because I was pregnant and couldn't work and my husband lost his job. I just got the bill in the mail from my old apartment...it's a couple thousand, and I am only working one day a week because my son is three months old. My...
    silentobserver08 silentobserver08
    18-21, F
    Mar 12, 2012

    I Don't Have Enough For....

    I don't have enough money for power (includes heat/hot water), phone, internet, a bus pass, and soon not for food either.
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Dec 1, 2007

    Not sure if anyone has tried this

    but it's awesome , I spend a lot of time looking for beer money that don't require a lot of work or plain boring work like surveys it's called FreeEats it's a website that you use , you sign up and register with your cell phone number and connect it with PayPal. They pay you 25...
    nronic1 nronic1
    18-21, M
    Jul 3, 2015

    Is It Really Time?

    Well I guess it is time to admit my failure is here. So with a big round of applause it is time for the dreaded "B" word. I have tried all the things from the cash advance which helps momentarly but then once you pay it off you find how easy that was. So you keep up...
    ldmongo ldmongo
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2007

    Recent Grad...

    I just graduated from University--no debts!  I'm doing so much better than most college kids: I'm debt-free, I have a great job, and I have few financial responsibilities right now.  I should be in a brilliant apartment having the time of my life...but I'm not.  I...
    Avice Avice
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2007

    Dont Have Enough Money? What If I Could Teach You How To Over Come That?

    Hey guys. Zack Finitz here, and i have been helping people on the internet over come their selling fears and helping them grow their blogs and websites for years. i am an experienced network, affiliate, and internet marketer. when i started in this business my main focus was not...
    zackshelpingpeople26 zackshelpingpeople26
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 14, 2013

    Really Need Some Help

    COMMISSIONS PLEASE? Hey Guys, I Need money to get clothing for winter and to afford our move back to Missouri. . So I'll Be Taking Commissions (Even Though Commissions Are ALWAYS Open). I'll Even Lower Ref's To 30$ Full Body's To 15-20$. Badges And Chibis To 10$. 5$ For Icons...
    Akueri Akueri
    22-25, F
    Oct 20, 2013

    But Soon

     im gonna have enough to live somewhat comfortable for my kids and i .....  its just taken time  ( three yrs )  im so excited for myself ....  im ready to embrace my new life that im gonna build for my kids and myself
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Dec 28, 2007
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