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Old 06-12-2017, 01:08 AM
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Because the people on the lower end of the socioeconoinc scale there are used to a much lower standard of living than us.
Are you simply speculating? That's a pretty wild statement.

I lived in HK for a couple of years before moving to the UK.
Yes, housing is expensive there but you'll be surprised at how relatively cheap everything else is, on top of low taxes.
For reference, my HK salary was just slightly over half of what I am earning now in UK.
In terms of savings, I actually saved more in HK, and my lifestyle in HK was more extravagant, e.g. ate in restaurants pretty much everyday. Not much time left for cooking considering the work hours there but that's a separate issue
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Are you simply speculating? That's a pretty wild statement.

I lived in HK for a couple of years before moving to the UK.
Yes, housing is expensive there but you'll be surprised at how relatively cheap everything else is, on top of low taxes.
For reference, my HK salary was just slightly over half of what I am earning now in UK.
In terms of savings, I actually saved more in HK, and my lifestyle in HK was more extravagant, e.g. ate in restaurants pretty much everyday. Not much time left for cooking considering the work hours there but that's a separate issue
Not a separate issue at all. Pretty central to the issue IMO.
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Sounds like a dope life.

I'm pretty jealous.
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