my rent is $260 one month. i really dont have no money to pay for a better place.
here are my expenses:
groceries: $300( i have no car so i do grocery shopping in a super market close to my home. it is an expensive store)
local phone bill: $45
long distance phone bill: $100
isp service charge: $40
purchasing clothing: $200
taxies: $150(sometimes i just really got fed up with travelling by bus)
CDs, karaokes, going out for a drink, dinning out, etc, $200
plus i pay $8,000-10,000 tuition fee one year. the difference varies with how many courses i take.
i have been here for 3 years. no job. wo3 ke3 lian2 ba1~~~~`