Follow up: A Guaranteed list of how not to be poor in America.
1.Finish High school
2. Use birth control
3. Have a 2 parent home
4. Don’t smoke, drink or do drugs
5. WORK ( yeah, novel concept these days)
6. Budget and don’t spend money frivilously
7. Use birth control
And there you have it folks! Even the poorest, blackest, or genetically inferior human can follow these steps and not be poor.