Monday, August 04, 2008

Lifestyle After Fuel Crisis

Talking abount change lifestyle - we have to see how to change lifestyle for various categories of citizens:-

(I) SUPER RICH (very small percentage)
- no need to change lifestyle

- cutting some overseas shopping trip (5 trips per month to 3 trips per month)

(III) QUITE RICH (income RM15,000 -RM20,000 per month)
- changing car from 4,000cc to 3,000cc
- cut down on some high teas at 5 star hotels

(IV) MIDDLE (UPPER) (income RM6,000 -RM14,000 per month)
- changing cars from 3,000cc to 2,500cc
- cutting some dining out

(V) MIDDLE (LOWER) (income RM4,000 - RM6,000 per month)
- cut Astro subscription
- cut gym membership
- send back Indon maid (can't afford to pay salary anymore)

(VI) LOWER (UPPER) (income RM3,000 -RM4,000 per month)
- cut Astro subscription
- replace airconds with ceiling fans
- eat lower grade rice

(VII) LOWER (MIDDLE) (income RM2,000 - RM3,000 per month)
- cut Astro subscription
- use fans
- switch off light by 11pm
- sell off car, buy motorbike

(VIII) LOWER (LOWER) (income RM1,000 -RM2,000 per month)
- eat 2 meals a day instead of 3 meals a day
- use bicycle instead of motor bike

(IX) HARDCORE LOW (below RM1,000/ RM300 per month)
- stop watching TV
- electricity supply cut off as can't afford to pay bill
- eat only 1 meal in 3 days (plain rice with salt) from previously 2 meal a day
- walk to work (even 5km)
- if renting, move out to live under the bridge or cave
- eat and drink only to remain alive.......
Tags: Lifestyle, Fuel Crisis, Cut Down, Austerity



Blogger Robin said...

very true!
hmmm...must stop driving the big car...gonna get a small one
i am selling my big bus
a Porsche should be small enough

23 August, 2008 00:07  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

i just sold my private jet

23 August, 2008 01:13  

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