Tags » Cost Of Living

Getting Introduced to the Adult World Too Soon...

This, is a story, of innocence, lost!

Getting introduced to the adult world too soon, because I was raised, by IMBECILES!  And, because those IMBICILES couldn’t even KEEP their fucked up marriage together, I was, forced to shoulder UP the responsibilities of doing that FOR them, and, for a very long time, ALL the way, into my 26th, I’d carried this heavy burden upon my shoulders, and, it all became, way, way, WAY back don’t know when, when his FUCKED up DEAD mother (and no, god will NOT rest HER soul!) told me, “you have the responsibilities to keep your parents together”, and, I was only eight or nine, or maybe, just ten, really can’t recall, and I’d lost my innocence. 205 more words


The Cost of Living

I went to the post office at the weekend to send my long overdue holiday postcards to my family in the UK (blog post on Japan to follow this week!) It cost me $2 (two Brunei dollars are equivalent to approximately one English Pound or one dollar and fifty cents in the US) to send four postcards. 483 more words


Bakit Ayaw Na Naming Mag-Migrate Dito Sa Australia

Kapag tatanungin mo ang isang Pinoy kung paano ba makakamit ang magandang buhay ay isa lang palagi karaniwan mong makukuhang sagot: ang mag-abroad.

Minsan sa kwentuhan namin ni Robbie (na kilala niyo na kung sino) habang bumabyahe pauwi (hanggang sakayan lang ako ng bus ihahatid, wala kasing bus papunta dun sa office namin), tinanong niya ako kung ano ba ang produkto na ine-export ng Pilipinas. 1,233 more words

Life And Family

Could you live on the minimum wage?

Alberta’s new NDP government has promised to raise the province’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018 – a huge increase over the current rate of $10.20. 614 more words


Cost of Living

Unless the Lord builds the house,
They labor in vain who build it;
Unless the Lord guards the city,
The watchman keeps awake in vain.

295 more words

Inaccurate Statistics And The Threat To Bonds

By Alasdair Macleod – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

Statistics have become very misleading:  in particular we are being badly misled into believing that the US is teetering on the edge of price deflation, because the US official rate of inflation is barely positive, a level that US bonds and therefore all other financial markets have priced in without accepting it is actually significantly higher. 451 more words

GDP & Employment

A Shrinking Middle Class: Where Is Our Money Going?

The middle class is roughly defined as households that earn between 67% and 200% of their area’s average income. This is a wide spread, but even so, the number of people who are within this group are shrinking. 446 more words