Nickle and Dimed
We were required to read this book for my economics class my senior year. I do not remember alot of the details, but i did enjoy reading it, i found it very interesting. It shows a good look at what it is like to work a minimum wage job and the difficulties. It seems basically impossible to live off of a minimum wage job and actually live a normal life. My cousin used to work for walmart, not minimum-wage, but not that high of a pay. She has two kids and her boss would always schedule her 39 1/2 hours so they did not have to offer her benefits. Most of these jobs seem very unfair, but it shows you why you need to go to school and get a higher education to make more out of your life.