A few ?s for those SAHM's

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Registered: 07-13-2006
A few ?s for those SAHM's
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Thu, 06-25-2009 - 10:08am

I'm considering staying at home but have a few questions for those of you that do.


Approximately how much does your significant other make that enables you to stay home?

Can it be done with only


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iVillage Member
Registered: 01-15-2006
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 2:38pm

my DH makes enough to enable my SAH.

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-15-2006
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 2:45pm

great rule of thumb.


i forget what 30K a year looks like,LOL but i do think 800. a mo,mortgage is better than throwing that away in rent.

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-09-2009
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 2:55pm
I stayed at home for several years when the only income was around $30k.

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-09-2009
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 3:02pm
But there is some sort of baseline.

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 02-07-2009
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 3:15pm
ITA
iVillage Member
Registered: 01-15-2006
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 3:21pm

would "enough" where you are be different than where i am..if so why?

 

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Registered: 02-24-2009
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 3:23pm
Bingo! There always is a bottom line.
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Registered: 02-07-2009
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 3:51pm

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-15-2006
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 4:09pm

if family A nor B can afford a SAHP i would wonder what having "enough" means.

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-22-2009
Mon, 06-29-2009 - 4:15pm

if you don't have enough to pay

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