How To Open A Bank Account In Singapore

The banking industry is a key player in Singapore’s financial market segment, which has been emerging as one of the strongest in the world. The city-state is considered an international finance centre – the third largest in the whole of Asia, after Japan and Hong Kong. There are roughly 117 foreign banks and six local […]

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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 […]

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Cost of Living Tips for Expats in Singapore

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 […]

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Sticking to a Budget in Singapore

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 […]

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