Re: Federal deficit super committee told 'I'm worried you're going to fail'
Originally Posted by rivrrat
All depends on what you define your "basic needs and responsibilities" as. I don't need to earn more, I just need to spend less. UNLESS, I want something that is NOT a basic need, then I may need to earn more.
You're fortunate to be in that position then
Things such as having kids, medical costs, or loss of an income from a family member can produce needs (not "wants") that can only or best be met by increasing income.
Both options - cutting and increasing should be on the table regarding the budget.
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