« on: June 19, 2006, 09:09:20 AM »
well obviously we are a consumer driven economy. we dont need ipods or anything like that really, but the fact of the matter is, is that life is like that these days. i'm not asking how much money do u have to make so u can have everything u need to impress everyone else, but rather, how much money do people have to make today to live comfortably. i'm not saying owning every piece of junk techie thing, or driving a lexus, but how much do u need to have the ability to get some of the stuff you want on top of all of the stuff you need.
and, i think that having two people in a house working has almost become a necesity. one reason is that most people are going to college now, and are graduating with huge debts, so unless one person is paying off both loans, having two people working at least for 10 or so years is probably a must