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Old 08-31-2012, 08:33 AM
 
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Hi I need help because I'm thinking about moving to nc but wanted to know how much will my income will have to be in order to support a family two kids wife and maybe start of by renting an apt plz help
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:57 AM
 
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There is no way we can answer this question. Too vague
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Old 08-31-2012, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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If you can tell me how much your monthly expenses are, and how much you'd like to save each month, I can roughly tell you what your income should be.
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Old 08-31-2012, 09:26 AM
 
Location: The Triad (NC)
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If rent & utilities are no more than 30% of your gross income...
and those expenses for a 3BR 2BA house in an OK area cost you $1500...
then your gross income needs to be no less than (1500 x 3.333) $5000 or $60,000 per year.

hth
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:15 PM
 
Location: Sneads Ferry, NC
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The federal poverty level is around $23,000 for a family of 4. If you have less than 185% of the poverty level, you are eligible for benefits in North Carolina, like WIC-- that figure is $42,643. So between about $43,000 and the previous poster's estimate of $60,000 would be more comfortable.
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Old 09-02-2012, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Hi I need help because I'm thinking about moving to nc but wanted to know how much will my income will have to be in order to support a family two kids wife and maybe start of by renting an apt plz help
It greatly depends on what PART of NC you are talking about? It's a large state.
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:05 AM
 
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Ok thanks I pay 1000.00 for rent 200 car insurance 200 for gas for car 10O light bill 60 for internet 80 for tv service we do 200 of grocery 120 for cell phone 800 dollars for baby sitter
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:16 AM
 
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I wanted to move raleigh people told me that rent its like 700 for like 3 bedrooms n everthing else is cheap I got a job offer making like 500 a week which is 2000 a month n told me dat I would get 600 after 2 months so I would be amaking 600 which is 2400.00 monthly I wanted to know if by making this in nc raleigh would enough to support a family like mine sorry for the ques just need help cuz I'm trying give my kids a better life and my wife is going to skool to be teacher so dat would add an extra income for us when we move over there
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Old 09-03-2012, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Sneads Ferry, NC
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I wanted to move raleigh people told me that rent its like 700 for like 3 bedrooms n everthing else is cheap
There might be a few 3-BR houses in Raleigh at $700/month, and a few more out in the country. There would be a few unexpected expenses like 2% sales tax on food, and a highway use tax to register a car. So be cautious about thinking everything is cheaper than where you are from.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:56 PM
 
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I wanted to move raleigh people told me that rent its like 700 for like 3 bedrooms n everthing else is cheap I got a job offer making like 500 a week which is 2000 a month n told me dat I would get 600 after 2 months so I would be amaking 600 which is 2400.00 monthly I wanted to know if by making this in nc raleigh would enough to support a family like mine sorry for the ques just need help cuz I'm trying give my kids a better life and my wife is going to skool to be teacher so dat would add an extra income for us when we move over there
I truly mean no offense but your post would be a lot clearer if you used punctuation.
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