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Subject:  Re: Poll: Live on <= $35/year Date:  1/17/2012  10:03 PM
Author:  telegraph Number:  17565 of 20060

House paid for. Cars paid for.

Taxes $4200 real estate taxes, house insurance $1400/yr

Health care - now on Medicare - $330/month for all....

Car insurance and liability insurance $1200/yr for 2 cars full coverage.

Utilities $500/month


Dental/Vision $700/yr....

Food $100/week, including eating out ......

Repairs - I figure about $4000 a year for house, cars, etc....don't usually spend it but put that much aside in case of new roof, major appliance, etc, goes on the fritz....

clothing $300/yr

the rest is fun money including the newspaper, magazines, travel, gas for the car, etc.

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