Tag: inflation

GE2015: Are Singaporeans better or worse off today?

September 9th, 2015   •   no comments   

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Which party will you vote for? (courtesy of Channelnewsasia)

Today is the last day of campaigning for all political parties for Singapore’s General Election 2015 (GE2015).

Candidates in the political parties will go all out in their rally speeches to inform, persuade and entertain their audiences. Their objective is to motivate, inspire and cajole the electorate to “vote wisely”.
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A Cheapskate’s Guide to Enjoying Singapore

May 17th, 2015   •   2 comments   

Cheapskates Guide to Singapore
Anybody wants a $1 T-shirt and 50 cents underwear?

How can you enjoy yourself in Singapore without spending a bomb? Especially if you have a family with kids in tow?

A lot has been written about the high cost of living in Singapore.

They include a recent study by the Economist Intelligence Unit which ranked Singapore as the world’s most expensive city to live in, a clarification by our Finance Minister that living costs are higher for expatriates (as opposed to locals) due to the strong Singapore dollar.
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How Small Businesses can Beat Inflation

August 12th, 2014   •   no comments   

Are we ready to wrestle with inflation? (courtesy of Alexis Foundation)

“Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” – Sam Ewing

Inflation. The sheer mention of the word brings forth shudders.
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