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Is The Cost Of Living In Singapore Now Too Expensive For Expats?

Singapore is now the world’s most expensive city, according to the new rankings of the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU). Singapore which ranked sixth in the same survey last year has now overtaken Tokyo (which topped the list last year), Osaka, Sydney and Melbourne, which all occupied top positions that year.

The EIU surveyed 140 cities across the world, with New York City as a base, and compared the costs of 160 products and services like ...    more ...
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Cost of Living Tips for Expats in Singapore

Singapore Central Business District (CBD)
Singapore, the little red dot, has definitely risen up the international ranks in many ways—amongst its accolades includes being one of the world's most liveable cities, Asia’s most ‘network-ready’ and number one for ease of doing business. It's also no wonder that the 710 km² island is one of the most expensive cities in the world.

According to the Wall Street Journal, living in this small city costs about 42% than New York – top ...    more ...
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Sticking to a Budget in Singapore

Tiong Bahru Food Centre
by Alexandra Sheehan

When I was living in Singapore, I got really sick of spending money. It felt as though I was constantly opening my wallet and watching those pastel coloured bills fly away at a surprisingly rapid rate. I kissed those hard earned dollars good-bye far too often for my liking.

As time went on, I found that my projected money management plans were far from my spending reality. Singapore is such a consumer-based country, s ...    more ...


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