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Is S$ 14000 a month enough in singapore?

Post by huhahaha » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 8:11 am

what can i do and what kind of life can i have with this salary?
i dont know anything about expenses in singapore and housing?

Kindly let me know

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Post by JR8 » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 8:16 am

Is this schoo plojec you do?

It 'vely nie hor'.

Called you in one.

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Post by huhahaha » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 8:19 am

what do you mean?
sorry i didnt get you?

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Post by Mad Scientist » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 8:30 am

What JR8 meant was if you are not doing a research or a poll study and you are earning this much a month , you can have a very nice comfortable life.
Again it all depends on what is your comfort level.
The search button on the top right hand corner under the profile link and make you decide. Type in e.g salary, accommodation or monthly expenses and you can go from there
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Post by huhahaha » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 8:35 am

Thanks
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Post by JR8 » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 8:54 am

Mad Scientist wrote:What JR8 meant was if you are not doing a research or a poll study and you are earning this much a month , you can have a very nice comfortable life.
Again it all depends on what is your comfort level.
The search button on the top right hand corner under the profile link and make you decide. Type in e.g salary, accommodation or monthly expenses and you can go from there
I thought it a wind-up actually MS. Dint think someone on that salary could ask such a 'how long is a piece of string?' question. But - wonders never cease - maybe they can!

Eh MS, you consider putting credit cad swipe next your name here how? :wink:

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Post by huhahaha » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 9:01 am

Thanks JR8 for your answer and also the way you answered..

Actually i have to decide between location and thus have to consider the relative value of the salaries.

In singapore i will have $170000 + Bonus = $ 200,000

being a single guy how much i will be able to save in singapore vis a vis in London with 80,000 pounds is what i was looking for..

Thanks again

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Post by aargon » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 11:53 am

huhahaha wrote:Thanks JR8 for your answer and also the way you answered..

Actually i have to decide between location and thus have to consider the relative value of the salaries.

In singapore i will have $170000 + Bonus = $ 200,000

being a single guy how much i will be able to save in singapore vis a vis in London with 80,000 pounds is what i was looking for..

Thanks again
question is - how much do you want to save?

200K isnt a lot of money for a single person :roll:

In addition, what job are you doing for that kind of money? and if u tell me finance/banking - then :roll: :roll:
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Post by BillyB » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:03 pm

huhahaha wrote:Thanks JR8 for your answer and also the way you answered..

Actually i have to decide between location and thus have to consider the relative value of the salaries.

In singapore i will have $170000 + Bonus = $ 200,000

being a single guy how much i will be able to save in singapore vis a vis in London with 80,000 pounds is what i was looking for..

Thanks again
SG is a no brainer. Lower tax, better weather, accommodation more expensive but the tax saving will offset that, lower day to day eating and transport costs here compared to London. And you get an extra 20k sterling if you take the SG option. Beer more expensive than London but you'll end up with far more disposable income than you would have in London and should be able to put some pennies away each month.

In what industry do you work?

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Post by BillyB » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:11 pm

aargon wrote:
huhahaha wrote:Thanks JR8 for your answer and also the way you answered..

Actually i have to decide between location and thus have to consider the relative value of the salaries.

In singapore i will have $170000 + Bonus = $ 200,000

being a single guy how much i will be able to save in singapore vis a vis in London with 80,000 pounds is what i was looking for..

Thanks again
question is - how much do you want to save?

200K isnt a lot of money for a single person :roll:

In addition, what job are you doing for that kind of money? and if u tell me finance/banking - then :roll: :roll:
I'd question what you said - "$200k isn't a lot of money for a single person"?! Unless of course you are being sarcastic and I missed your humour!

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Post by Calmday » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:13 pm

You can get buy just fine on S$200,000 as long as you dont drink.

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Post by revhappy » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:15 pm

BillyB wrote: In what industry do you work?
I am also keen to know, since according to the Kelly's guide, you need to be like a country head or something to get that kind of a salary

http://www.kellyservices.com.sg/res/con ... 9_2010.pdf

And BTW, 80K by UK standards, you need to be "Directors and chief executives of major organisations"

http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/work/artic ... e_id=53928

So I wonder who are you?
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Post by Calmday » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:21 pm

revhappy wrote:
BillyB wrote: In what industry do you work?
I am also keen to know, since according to the Kelly's guide, you need to be like a country head or something to get that kind of a salary

http://www.kellyservices.com.sg/res/con ... 9_2010.pdf
Hahahaa maybe the guy actually has a skill. All of you graduates are a dime a dozen. Us guys with real skills have no problem earning that kinda bank.
I hope that those salaries listed are per week. If that’s monthly there is no way that you are going to attract high quality talent.
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Post by x9200 » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:24 pm

14k monthly should be ok for a single person if you are enough self-disciplined to go by on some chicken rice and tap water. Sharing a room in some older HDB further form the central part should also help.

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Post by revhappy » Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:24 pm

Calmday wrote:
revhappy wrote:
BillyB wrote: In what industry do you work?
I am also keen to know, since according to the Kelly's guide, you need to be like a country head or something to get that kind of a salary

http://www.kellyservices.com.sg/res/con ... 9_2010.pdf
Hahahaa maybe the guy actually has a skill. All of you graduates are a dime a dozen. Us guys with real skills have no problem earning that kinda bank.
So where do you belong? "All of you graduates" or "Us guys with real skills" ?

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