‘I Had My Backpack and 20 Cents’: How Cheryl Strayed Does Money

“We had a happy life. I would say I really had a very happy one, even though we lived in poverty, on food stamps, government cheese, and sometimes the food pantry shelf,” said Strayed.

Money Was Tight, But My Mom Worked It Out (Now I Do Too)

My mom taught me how to work it out.