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Can you balance a poverty budget

by | Dec 4, 2012 | Poverty: Analysis and Responses

Balance a Working Poverty Budget You’re a single person living alone in Ontario and work 35 hours per week in a minimum-wage job with no benefits. Your monthly budget is $1435. Estimate your monthly expenses and try to balance this budget. (Try it even if you are not from Ontario)

To see how much the 20% of Ontarians with the lowest incomespend in each category compared to all Ontarians on average,

An Ontario-based group produced this interactive simulation that lets you determine how you spend your monthly wages.

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Wander around the site to see amazing education resources for understanding poverty



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