Construct a poverty level family budget. You can gather statistics to start by looking at sites such as
http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/11poverty.shtml Please be specific about what you or others might learn from doing this exercise. I don’t just want the budget..but I want a brief paper with some amount of thought and research on the realities of living within these figures. Watch the video(Hard Times Generation) and think about the textbook material.
For another article on this subject
As you write the paper pretend that you are making a monthly budget for a pretend family of four-based on the poverty line. And then in a page or so, analyze the implications based on course material, video, articles etc.