with meager funds

See: poor
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Now millions of Americans are retiring with meager funds and can't stop working.
Trying to keep his overcrowded relief camp going with meager funds and a handful of associates, including cuddly American trust fund baby Elliott (Noah Emmerich) and can-do Aussie Joss (Jamie Bartlett), Nick dismissively gives Sarah a few lessons in suffering and survival before she returns to London.
So you're a dancer with meager funds; does that mean you have to live like a hermit?