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6/3/2015 | 11:41:59 AM
Re: Get over yourself!
>What are minimum wage earners supposed to do?

They can do as they please. But the notion that anyone making minimum wage plans to spend his or her disposable income on a smartwatch of any sort is laughable.

A person making the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour has an annual income of $15,080. According to The Atlantic, a person in this income bracket spends 98% of income on essentials like food, housing, and transportation. That leaves $367 for discretionary spending for the entire year.

With sales tax, that's not quite enough for an Apple Watch, much less an iPhone to run it.


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