How to Live Off Minimum Wage and Tips?

Answer Living off the minimum wage and tips can be difficult and will require you to cut unnecessary spending. One advantage of living off minimum wage is that you learn how to discipline yourself in your... Read More »

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What year did the federal minimum wage go into effect&how much was the minimum wage?

The United States has not always had a minimum-wage law. The federally mandated minimum-wage law began in 1938. It was enacted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. At the time, the federall... Read More »

How to Live on Minimum Wage?

It is possible to live on minimum wage.[1] For most people, however, it's not likely to be very much fun. Whether you're forced to live in this situation, or you want to know that it's an option, t... Read More »

Living Wage Vs. Minimum Wage?

Many U.S. cities have adopted popular but controversial living wage ordinances which require certain companies and industries who receive government contracts or tax incentives to pay wages that ar... Read More »

Why was the minimum wage set?

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) into law in June 1938, he put the principle of a federal minimum wage into action. The minimum wage was intended to p... Read More »