Audrey Anne's Reviews > Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America

Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
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Audrey Anne I read this a while ago, but it really helped me see how having just a little money requires so much more money to live. There is a threshold at which you get taken advantage of if you do not have the power and privilege of credit. The world relies heavily on people in this state to get things done cheaply. This is not just a problem overseas. It is simply something we choose not to look at right under our nose. I am not sure what the answer is, but I know that seeing the problem is a good step.

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