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A first-hand guide on "how not to do Hong Kong wrong"*

*If you are not impressed by the effort that went into the title, please direct your complaints to my local 7/11 store where delicious Asahi beer is HK$11 (£0.91) a bottle. 769 more words

Why should you only spend 30% of your income on housing?

Anyone who has looked for an apartment to rent or a home to buy has probably heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn’t spend more than 30% of your income on housing. 661 more words


Moving Out of Your Parents’ House – Get it Right the First Time

Q: Our daughter has been working full time since graduating from high school 3 years ago and plans to move out in a years’ time to start her life on her own. 1,024 more words

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Lima, Peru

When I got to Lima I was completely blown aways by the vastness of the city. Did you know that it is the second largest city built in a desert? 913 more words


Federal Aid’s Role in Driving Up Tuitions Gains Credence - By Josh Mitchell Aug. 2, 2015 2:03 p.m. ET

Imagine a scenario in which the federal government helps households pursue the American dream with ultra-loose credit, only to see prices skyrocket and families take on loads of debt they can’t repay. 166 more words


What Happened in 1985 inc. Pop Culture, Prices and Events

A comprehensive look back at 1985. How well do you remember 1985? Do you remember the children’s toys? Fashions? Cost of living? It’s all here! … 6 more words

Slow & Low

In search of a slower pace of life and a lower cost of living, I’m constantly comparing and contrasting countries around the world where the livin’ has a good cost to benefit ratio. 229 more words