How to live poor in Singapore 11
ye new retail therapy
Walk the retail malls, people! We the older-fashioned used to fondly call them shopping centres. Can be comfortable, cooling exercise in this heat wave after another, from top floor to bottom basement.
Just don't be spending more than a little bit of money on your way down in finances. Fool the data analysts and AI economists with your window-shopping footfalls, they've never believed you never had that disposable cash to toss away in spending, which is why shops have recurring losses year on year. Ever priced at the max that customers can stomach the pain to pay.
Beware too of discounts, promotions, and bundles too good to be true, so much savings because you spend far more than you should have had to decent sense to budget for. You are so useful to commerce when you can justify logically what you emotionally want irrationally. Because you can't help yourself in your sprees.
But a dollar spent is a dollar spent. And you know you shouldn't fork out money just for the sake of looking like you have to buy and consume something. But you would do it, anyway. Just don't blame yourself for blowing your winter budget, burning through reserves only to lament later lacking warmth, for desperate want of future heating.
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