Singaporean asks if anybody else feeling the monetary stress and challenges of unemployment

SINGAPORE: “Is anybody feeling the pressure? Is anybody feeling the monetary stress, the challenges of unemployment, and the ridiculous state of affairs we’re in now? To me, issues are getting worst. Costs going up, jobs have gotten troublesome to get, and it makes me really feel suffocated. Is it simply me?” requested u/Endeavourwrites on r/SingaporeRaw on Wednesday (Apr 26).

And with 135 feedback and relying on the put up, it’s seemingly that he’s not alone in feeling this fashion. Some netizens tried to be reassuring, telling the put up creator that these emotions will go.

“The worldwide economic system will not be doing nicely proper now so it’s regular so that you can really feel this fashion. I went although the identical a number of occasions, be part of the work drive in the course of the dot com bubble burst. We went via extra of the identical in the course of the international monetary disaster.

All I can say is that this, this isn’t going to be everlasting, pull via this and higher days will come,” wrote one.

One other chimed in, “You’re not the one one 😂. I do know of individuals incomes 10k additionally complain not sufficient. Final time our dad and mom time earn 5-6k can have a really comfy way of life purchase apartment purchase automotive and so forth. Now earn 10k additionally can not afford automotive, can solely keep hdb. Look like the extra we earn , the additional out aspirations are from us. Singapore dream my foot 🦶

“Each time we have now bought shut (to purchasing a home) it appears the objective posts moved and every part went up in worth,” wrote one more Reddit consumer.

One other wrote that whereas salaries are increased, so are costs. “The factor is, pay went up however costs of issues went up much more. We find yourself paying extra for a similar flat earlier generations owned.”

One admitted that he additionally “undoubtedly” felt “suffocated.”


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