Nickel And Dimed Essay
“There are no secret economies that nourish the poor; on the contrary, there are a host of special costs” (Ehrenreich 27).
” Ehrenreich goes to Maine and works for Merry Maids for 40 hours a week.
Ehrenreich moves into a trailer closer to Key West.
…housing in almost every case, is the principle source of disruption in [my co-workers lives]” (Ehrenreich 25).
Essentially starting conditions are everything, “in poverty” (Ehrenreich 27).
To make things a little more difficult, she finds out that instead of there being help for the poor, there are only more hidden fees.