Why do I work so hard to be so poor?

06. December 2015 Travel 0


I am working a dead end job for minimum wage. After tax this equates to £5 per hour. I was earning 10 times this in Switzerland. That is depressing.


To be fair, the living costs & expenses in New Zealand are considerably less than Switzerland. However I don’t believe the minimum wage in New Zealand covers the cost of living here. Living from week to week on low wages is a struggle. Working for so much less than what I feel my capabilities & experience are worth is a moral burden. Dipping into my savings just to get by while working full time is not logical to me.

Something has to change. Suggestions welcome.

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