Recent news of the minimum wage hike is EXCITING!
Some say this is a move which should have been undertaken ages ago. Others say that even with the hike, $8.50 is not quite enough; and that it'll still be a little bit of a struggle.
At this rate, it'll take a single person 235 hours to be able to afford a 1 bedroom apartment within the City Centre.
This got us thinking about the question of the idea of a “livable wage”.
Here is an idea of what could else can be bought or experienced in Barbados at this current wage?