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ownbestenemy Owning a car isn't going to save you much more money than not owning one, especially if you don't really "own" the vehicle and are paying a loan for it.
reply to post by Xtrozero
I won't quote your entire post, but sum it up.
If you had been disabled in your first 3 years......your done, military benefits are #, this is called lucky, especially in a 25 year career.
I was artillery, more specifically 13-E cannon fire direction control, I scored a 93 on the asvab, I took it in 30 mins because my recruiter got me there late, because he was a pos bravo foxtrot..........long story he went to jail, gets out in another 10.
The army didn't pay my tuition for college( computer and electronic engineering, had all A's btw), it was worse than submitting my receipts to tricare for medical for the pre go wife. In short I got screwed, happens a lot actually. Talked to 3 colonels and even the AG about it. In the end told to " just keep resubmitting it".
In the end I apparently owe $30,000 in student loans I can't pay, I haven't filed taxes in 7 years because I can't afford to H&R block for it, and even though my kids have lived with me their entire lives I owe their mother $38,000 in child support.
The system obviously works brother,
reply to post by Xtrozero
So instead of paying someone a fair wage for work they actually
yeah that makes sense, someone who
does nothing at all other than "invest" is somehow earning what
he is being paid while at the same time someone who actually
does something to help make that money is the mooch?? what
reply to post by ownbestenemy
A fair wage is one you can actually live on, you know pay bills,
buy a car, eat, send your kids to school.
So your saying that by investing your actually
doing really honest to goodness work? how does it not make
sense? They want to be paid for work others are doing,
so they invest and claim they earn part of someones hard
When I got sick of all the hours, and decided I would like to spend more time raising my kids, I went to school and got my LPN license. It didn't take long, and was a living wage.
I could not give you an exact number for a fair living wage, it really depends
on what part of the country you live in. My problem with investing and investors
is exactly what i have stated. They want to paid for work they are unwilling to
do. My main issue with all of this is that clearly there are major problems in
our country and its economy, doing things the same way that got us here is
not going to fix it.
I could invest if i so desired but the truth is i would feel as though i was taking
something from someone who actually earned it, also i would feel as though
i am just encouraging the current problems with our economy.
reply to post by teslahowitzer
Are you stupid? Canada has high labor costs. we are not like mexico or china. we have the same issues you do (albiet we have a better government and military training) but we are not cheap labor. our minimum wage is almost $11 an hour and that is non negotiable. $5 is unheard of here. you dont know what you are talking about. oh by the way, my igloo is melting, ill pay you 30 bucks an hour to fix it.edit on 18-1-2014 by Silentc7 because: (no reason given)