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).

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” 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.

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