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  • Am I in the right spot?

  • (baby crying)

  • There we go.

  • It's kind of awkward.

  • We gave 8 different households $100 to spend on groceries.

  • I would say I'm really striving to be middle class, but I don't know if I am quite yet.

  • I live on campus with three other girls.

  • We met online and it was love at first email.

  • I am married and I have two kids.

  • What would you buy with $100?

  • What does $100 mean to you?

  • $100 means food for a week.

  • A hundred bucks means like a couple days worth of money, or one frivolous night of indulgence.

  • There are families back in India for whom that's like the monthly incomes.

  • Before I had kids, I didn't grocery shop.

  • Having kids now, is crazy at times.

  • (baby yells) Stay still.

  • Money means getting by.

  • Are you guys unemployed?

  • Yeah, unemployed.

  • Starving artists sort of thing, I think, yeah.

  • My parents are extremely tight with money, yes.

  • Do you feel like you're the same?

  • No.

  • Yes, I collect Social Security.

  • Not near enough, by the way.

  • I get $1,100 a month, puts me pretty close to, if not under, the poverty level.

  • I would say I drink probably at least six days a week.

  • I think we've been out to eat twice in the last year. Mexican food and Pizza.

  • Usually every day I have pizza rolls, pizza related stuff.

  • Why?

  • 'Cause it's pizza.

  • I'm always thinking budget.

  • I mean, I'm thinking practical.

  • If I'm feeling tight on money, that definitely causes stress.

  • I don't think I'm good with money at all.

  • Does somebody have a wine key?

  • Are you serious?

  • Are you gonna (laughs),

  • It's kinda like...

Am I in the right spot?

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    Samuel posted on 2018/03/24
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