living wage

minimum wage- the lowest wage permitted by law or by a special agreement (such as one with a labor union).

living wage-a wage that is high enough to maintain a normal standard of living.

the difference between the to is that  one is higher and the other one is lower.

poverty threshold-The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a given country.

23,550 is the poverty threshold in the united states for a family of 4.

The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but that figure varies depending on where you live.

The minimum wage has not always left a single income-earner for a family of three so far below the poverty line.

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