How Long Could You Survive On $50?

Although poverty isn’t much fun, it can be entertaining and informative to impose severe restrictions on spending for a short period, just to see what you’re made of.

In a post on Serendipity’s Guide To Saving, the author — who is saving up for braces — challenges herself to survive eight days on just $50. She writes about potentially avoiding a budget-killing trip to the movie theater and planning out meals covered by a single trip to the grocery store.

Bills aside, how long could you survive on $50 of spending money?

Can I Live Off A 50 Bucks For The Next 8 Days? [Serendipity's Guide To Saving]