"There's an amazing truck near a farm and I literally can't buy it because I don't have the hours to afford the insurance but at the same time I can't get a job that would supply me the hours"
hes also told me hes been turned down atleast 4 times because he has no car, do you guys have any advice?
how do poor people ascend in life??
Im poor with no car. If he wants a job he should look into LYING.
Do NOT tell those fuckers trying to enslave you that you don't have a car at the interview.
DO look up public transportation options. My old town didn't even have a bus, but we did have rural county access. Had to call a number, schedule a ride 3 days in advance, be ready an hour beforehand. It gave me a ride though.
If you want success you can get it. You have to be willing to do something for it though, not make excuses like hes doing.
"friend: As a full time employee I need to work consistently meaning I need my own way of getting there and I also need to provide a valid drivers license
OP: your mom has car right
friend: She does but she needs it
OP: what if you got your license
friend: No bc our hours conflict
friend: I'd need to pay 220 for Insurance on a car if I was on my mom's
OP: did all of the jobs require you to have a vehicle??
friend: All 4 that I applied for yes
friend: And those 4 were the best I could apply for
i don't know what else i'm supposed to tell him
just graduated HS, haven't even had my first job yet
This. He needs to lie and bum rides off of friends until he can afford the truck and insurance (or just tge truck if he can dodge cops driving weird routes/times). Shame the economy is full of nearly impossible situations like this but people, espcially management types, are stupid and selfish.
He should get a moped
Yeah it's totally poorfag-like in the US, I know
Yeah it gives no prestige
Yeah girls don't really dig it
But if he gets one, and it can run fairly fast, any girl he gives a ride will love the thrum in her loins and the wind in her face
And he could expand his job-seeking radius 30-50 kilometers
Yeah, mopeds and scooters and motorcycles aren't as cheap as people think they are anymore. Transportation is priced like hard drives; a fixed floor beneath which something should logically exist but doesn't.
The main reason why 95% of poor people are poor is because they lack ambition and can't delay gratification.
Raising the min wage to 15 is just gonna make a whole generation of poor people because 15 is just enough to "get by" and be good enough for people to stay at a shit tier job all their lives.
Look, it's nice of you to care, but this piece of information tells you that your friend is not the problem, his mother is, and this is not your problem, nor can you even fix or help it.
Is the mother disabled or just a crack head?