If all you cared about was providing for your basic needs, you could work 10 hours a week, or just sit at home and collect welfare
Welfare must pay better than 10 hours a week. 10 hours a week even at a high salary wouldn't put me anywhere near covering basic expenses.
% "Every morning, I get up and look through the 'Forbes' list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work" -- Robert Orben