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Moving to Singapore - need advice (another one!)

Post by pmcclumpha » Sun, 01 Oct 2006 4:06 pm

I have been offered a job at 6K per month - is this enough to live on? Also...I would like to live by the East Coast...would it be a difficult journey to Napier Road as I will not have a car? :?

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Post by jpatokal » Sun, 01 Oct 2006 10:45 pm

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Post by pmcclumpha » Mon, 02 Oct 2006 12:27 am

Thanks for your help...I was sure it would be one of the most pressing questions. The second part to my question was...how long would it take from the E :roll: ast Coast to Orchard or Napier Road?

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Post by vjsimon » Mon, 02 Oct 2006 10:56 am

It should take you from 30 to 45 mins by bus to almost anywhere in sg.

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Post by ksl » Mon, 02 Oct 2006 1:08 pm

pmcclumpha wrote:Thanks for your help...I was sure it would be one of the most pressing questions. The second part to my question was...how long would it take from the E :roll: ast Coast to Orchard or Napier Road?
20 to 25 minutes MRT

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Post by pmcclumpha » Mon, 02 Oct 2006 2:52 pm

Thanks for all your advice guys. :wink:

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Post by srividya » Wed, 15 Nov 2006 4:29 pm

Hello Pals,

I am relocation with my husband who is an engineer taking up a job for S$ 5200/month, how much we can save in that considering we have a kid 4 years old planning to join KG in singapore? What are the job prospects for me as a chartered accountacnt planning to take up a job , I have 4 years of working experience? What will be the average salary offered to indian CAs :cry:

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Re: Moving to Singapore - need advice (another one!)

Post by JNMECOSSE » Sat, 25 Nov 2006 7:53 pm

pmcclumpha wrote:I have been offered a job at 6K per month - is this enough to live on? Also...I would like to live by the East Coast...would it be a difficult journey to Napier Road as I will not have a car? :?
No

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Re: Moving to Singapore - need advice (another one!)

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 25 Nov 2006 9:41 pm

JNMECOSSE wrote:
pmcclumpha wrote:I have been offered a job at 6K per month - is this enough to live on? Also...I would like to live by the East Coast...would it be a difficult journey to Napier Road as I will not have a car? :?
No
JNMECOSSE, I'll agree on the journey if that's what your "No" was an answer to. But I'm afraid I'll have to disagree regarding salary. The average salary for the entire country is S5000/month per "Household" which means with both spouses possibly working and even children possibly living at home. Just because one brit with a P2 pass needs $25K to survive doesn't mean right minded people cannot.

pmcclupha, it's not a fantastic amount I grant you, That said, you haven't indicated where you are from, whether you are a vegan, drinker, driver or have school age children. Unfortunately it's just not enough info. It can be done and you can save at least half of that if you are single or just a couple without children and are willing to use public transport (not taxi's but buses and MRT with occasional taxi usage).
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